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04 Mar 2011 description

CRWRC Newsroom

This story is the first of four stories this month about CRWRC's work in agriculture - a key aspect of CRWRC's work in community development. Recently CRWRC learned that its proposal for $1.1M of funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) was turned down; this funding was a crucial part of CRWRC's budget each year. CRWRC's community development programs - which include agricultural development - could be adversely affected now and in the future. Help communities reap the benefits of CRWRC's programs, now and in the years to come.

26 Sep 2007 description

Christina de Jong

Three years ago Kezias Banda, a farmer in the Zambia, was struggling. He was hoping to send his children to school and build a better house, but he had been unable to turn a profit with his dry season irrigation gardening, something he had been experimenting with since 2002.