By introducing innovative, locally adapted agricultural practices and offering additional income generation, thousands of smallholder farmers and their families will benefit from ...
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 ...Continue
Small-scale farmers in Mozambique have trouble storing their grains. As pests cause serious post-harvest losses, farmers suffer from hunger between harvests. Small, simple-to-build grain storage facilities are part of the answer.Continue
The small farmers of the Bolivian highlands have a subsistence livelihood. Their living conditions are becoming harder due to the growing shortage of water. Local knowledge combined with improved practices are the first step in ...Continue
The Swiss eat 12 kilos of chocolate per year, of which only 60g are Fairtrade. Helvetas is striving to raise this share and advises cocoa farmers in Honduras on how to sell their crop for a fair price.Continue
It is a tough task for smallholder farmers in Guatemala to feed their families. With help from HELVETAS, young men and women from smallholder farming families learn to develop new avenues for employment and income.Continue
The rural poverty in Central Tanzania is manifested by very low incomes and frequent food shortages including lack of reliable markets and employment opportunities. HELVETAS contributes to improving the welfare and livelihood in this ...Continue