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Sandalwood valued at Vt 208 million seized by Customs

Six containers of sandalwood allegedly from New Caledonia have been seized by Customs with a claimed value of Vt 208 million. This is big 165 kata lagi

The Daily Digest

I have come here to eat rice and kick ass, and I'm all out of rice

In America, I definitely thought way too highly of my digestion skills. Turns out, I am a pansy. I got food poisoning after only a few days in country and have continued this fun game of “will this make me sick?” throughout the past few months. 620 kata lagi

Series Entry 1: Conservation Agriculture Principles

Sorry for the delay in getting the series going! Let’s dive in.

There are four principles or ‘non-negotiables’ of conservation agriculture (CA):
1. Minimal soil disturbance (no till – minimum tillage) 1.082 kata lagi


Who am I? What does it all mean? Why am I here? Blah!

“Hey! So I’m lost. I don’t have any idea where I am, I have only a minimal grasp of the local language, I am slightly malnourished, and it’s getting dark now.” 1.336 kata lagi

First story for the Columbia Missourian

I finally got my first story for the Columbia Missourian out, and it was pretty much as stressful as I was expecting it to be. I covered an agroforestry symposium on the MU campus that was focused on the different aspects of medicinal plants – a topic I know absolutely nothing about. 243 kata lagi


Green manure cover crops and agroforestry

COMACO Gliricidia/maize intercropping field. Photo credit: Christian Thierfelder/CIMMYT.

Addressing smallholder farmers’ needs with green manure cover crops and agroforestry in Zambia


In Africa, mineral fertilizer remains a scarce, expensive, and risky resource for most smallholder farmers. 343 kata lagi