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Capitolene: The hero of Burundi’s seed industry.
11th Sep, 17 | Posted by Brian Hilton
Capitolene: The hero of Burundi’s seed industry.

Having beans such as the ones that Capitolene is breeding is like having a genie in the bottle. But how do you let the genie out of the bottle in a country with no seed industry? How do you scale up? The answer is farmer seed cooperatives! That’s when...

Is it possible to reforest Afghanistan?
13th Jun, 17 | Posted by Brian Hilton
Is it possible to reforest Afghanistan?

To even consider the big job of reforestation consultation with the community must occur. World Vision investigates all of the issues related to growing trees with the community from hungry sheep to lack of water during the hot summers.

How Orange Sweet Potato can transform Burundi.
29th May, 17 | Posted by Brian Hilton
How Orange Sweet Potato can transform Burundi.

Not everything in development is a quick win. Often it is a slow struggle to change the hearts and minds of those in power. Such is the case with orange sweet potato in Burundi. World Vision has a great program with high iron beans released by the government in...

Bangladesh: improving nutrition and incomes through farming innovation
14th Oct, 16 | Posted by Brian Hilton
Bangladesh: improving nutrition and incomes through farming innovation

In countries like Bangladesh, ensuring families have more nutritious food to eat is best done by helping farmers increase their incomes so they can buy it. Biofortified rice and improved spice production are just two approaches helping Bangladeshi farmers get more out of their land and grow their way...

Beans, beans the musical fruit?
20th Feb, 15 | Posted by Brian Hilton
Beans, beans the musical fruit?

High iron beans, Rwandan pop singers - watch this catchy new music video on an unlikely topic and learn about how World Vision and HarvestPlus are partnering to improve malnutrition in Rwanda.