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Community bakeries conserve scarce ground vegetation

The deforestation of hillsides in central Afghanistan is destroying the very basis of local livelihoods. Large quantities of wood are required if every family bakes its own bread. The community bakeries introduced by Helvetas Swiss ...

Organic Cotton Programme in Burkina Faso

After several years of support, organic and fair cotton production and marketing is well developed in Burkina Faso. Three ongoing projects strengthen the economic and institutional sustainability of the value chain actors and generate ...
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Saving water through drip irrigation in Kyrgizstan

It isn’t just a drop in the ocean. In Kyrgyzstan, HELVETAS has been broadening people’s knowledge about agriculture and helping farmers to introduce water-saving irrigation techniques, increasing productivity and farmers’ income at ...
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From self-sufficient to entrepreneur in Honduras

Education helps people to move out of poverty. HELVETAS is working with the relevant authorities to improve secondary education and is campaigning for more young people to receive practical vocational training and learn to think like ...
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