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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest

It has taken me a while to pick a photo for this week’s photo challenge. I just could not think of anything in my life which would constitute a quest. 205 more words


Characterization of local chicken production and management systems in Babati, Tanzania

Most rural households in Tanzania like in other African countries, keep local chickens as a primary source of protein and income. Chicken are also regarded as one of the strategies for poverty alleviation among poor smallholders. 81 more words


World Rhino Day – 22 September 2016

Rhino poaching is one of the things that really upsets me. Well, poaching of any kind, but especially killing an animal for just one body part. 379 more words


Stop and Go Motion Video

With the Friday 23rd September deadline looming, Claudia and I set up a roadmap to execute all the work we still needed to do for the week ahead. 338 more words

Climate Change

Road trip Part V - Drakensberge

We stayed a last night at Marianne’s and Andre’s amazing place and unfortunatxely had to leave on the next morning. Close to tears we said bye bye and hopefully will see you again soon. 1,830 more words


What was the impact of dairy goats distributed by the crop-goat project in Tanzania?

In Tanzania most goat production is extensive and aimed at selling live animals with limited direct impact on food security and nutrition.

The Crop and Goat Project (CGP), implemented in Kongwa and Mvomero districts, aimed at improving income, food security and nutrition of poor households by promoting dairy goat production integrated with cassava and sweet potatoes. 71 more words



In the United States, it’s not common to hear “Africa” and “LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) rights” in the same sentence. When the two phrases are heard together, it’s usually because of egregious human rights violations that make international news – think Uganda’s heinous bill criminalizing same-sex sexual relationships several years back. 769 more words