Lessons I Learned from Farmers in Developing Countries

We’re winding down our posts regarding agriculture and farming systems. In no way have we been comprehensive on this topic and will return to it by and by. But before we go, I want to talk about a word of concept that is many times overlooked by those of us from the west trying work […]

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Animals are Great!

We’ve discussed briefly the changes that we can help a farm family make to increase their production of food and income mainly through cropping. But a very popular and potentially quicker way to boost a farmer’s overall worth is through animal systems. An example would be raising a small herd of goats that could exist […]

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4 Agriculture Strategies for Income Generation

Many people and communities around the world still produce their own food or derive their income from agriculture practices- read our introduction (Are Agriculture Strategies still Relevant?) for more information. It is common for families to grow their food and produce a lot of the goods they need (fiber for clothing, wood for building materials, etc.). They […]

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Are Agriculture Strategies Still Relevant?

Contrary to a common saying, one of the true oldest professions in the world is agriculture or farming. While our forefathers and foremothers depended on hunting and gathering, some of the earliest records of humanity point to sedentary societies engaged in domestication of animals and propagation of plants – hence agriculture. Today’s world is urbanizing […]

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