Search Results for Tag: agriculture
Resuscitating a Portuguese ghost town
Francisco could have gotten a well-paying job in the city. But the the young Portuguese academic decided to use his agricultural expertise to rejuvenate a local town suffering from economic decay.
Listen to the report by Guilherme Correia da Silva in Querença, Portugal:
African livestock insurance scheme pays out first claims
Andrew Mude, the man behind an innovative livestock insurance program, reflects upon the scheme’s successes so far – and its future potential.
Check out DW’s interview with Andrew Mude.
Here’s more about the International Livestock Research Institute.
What kind of unique insurance program would your community need? Share your thoughts!
Young Swede lends a hand on traditional Japanese rice farms
Richard, a 20-year-old Swede, is dedicated to learning the traditional art of harvesting rice in Japan and helping farmers get back on their feet after the tsunami disaster.