• 10 05 2018
    Florence Mutukaveyo (1966) is married and has 1 son and 3 daughters. I am happy to be part of the Farmer Field Schools, because it teaches me about the effects of climate change. I learn which seed varieties are most productive and drought-tolerant. My biggest dream for the future is...
  • 10 05 2018
    Mrs. Aomnoukhan Sum is 40 years old, a mother of two and a smallholder farmer in the Saravanh province in Lao P.D.R. ‘We do not own land, so we rent 1 hectare to grow rice. I have no irrigation. This means I am depending on the rain and I can...
  • 26 04 2018
    Sonia Quispe Ttito joined the Farmer Field Schools almost three years ago and since then she learned a lot about cooking and medicinal plants. ‘My life changed a lot since I joined the Farmer Field Schools. Before I came here, I ate mostly fast food bought at the supermarket. Now...
  • 26 04 2018
    Marjory Jeke (58) is a smallholder farmer in Zimbabwe. ‘Sometimes it pours with rain and other times it’s dry for weeks or even months,’ she says. At the SD=HS Farmer Field Schools she learns how to best respond to climatic circumstances. ‘By exchanging seeds, we can sow more diversely. That...
  • 26 04 2018
    Cornelio Hancco Landa, organic potato farmer, lives with his family at an altitude of 4000 meters in the Peruvian Andes. ‘Fifteen years ago I started noticing effects of rising temperatures. The glacier, that you can see in the mountain summit, was once at the same level of our house. Because...
  • 26 04 2018
    Mrs. Vomgvilai Loungaphai has two children. She is a smallholder farmer in the Attapeu province in Lao P.D.R. Two years ago, she joined the SD=HS Farmer Field Schools. ‘In the Farmer Field School I learn how to manage the insects by distinguishing the good from the bad ones. I also...