Goat Bridges the Cultural Divide

Guest post by Peter Saling, Associate Director, Agriculture & Volunteer Programs, Winrock International   The mission of Winrock International’s agriculture unit is to develop partnerships, pilot new ideas, and advance solutions... Read More

Water is life

Measuring the well depth of 3 meters

Water has a considerable impact on all aspects of human health and wellbeing, including: nutrition, spirituality, peace, social consideration, power, resilience, education, economical and financial development, longevity, reproduction, creativity, ingenuity,... Read More

Improved goats produce more milk

In the first year of the Common Pastures project, Katibougou Cooperative President Amadou Diaby received an improved buck to help increase the health and wellbeing of his goat herd. He also... Read More

Breeding program progresses in Bougouni

Over the past two years, the Common Pastures project has contributed improved goats and sheep to cooperatives that met flock upgrading goals, plus ongoing training and support. One of these... Read More

Enhance Local Production Methods

Vegetable gardens along Niger River

Enhance Local Production Methods Rosemary Neville and Sharman Davis Barrett provided trainings and technical support to expand value-added options for livestock and other crops being produced by smallholders. The hosts... Read More