Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children

by Fair Planet
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Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Free Farmers from Poverty & Educate their Children
Distributing high quality seedlings to our farmers
Distributing high quality seedlings to our farmers

Fair Planet Summary of Activities, 2021

Freeing subsistence farming families from poverty

Overview

Together with the rest of the world, we shared many ups and downs in 2021. Yet, with all the difficulties, we finish the year on a definite note of (cautious) optimism, going into 2022.

1. Ethiopia bright lights in a dark tunnel

While the ongoing political crisis meant we had to evacuate all foreign staff, our local teams successfully kept the two main stations fully operative. We plan to join them in February (if the situation allows) to begin testing TPS (True Potato Seeds). Science indicates that growing potatoes from seed may prove transformational for Food Security throughout the developing world – and we are at the cutting edge of this potential change.

2. Tanzania we have successful lift-off!

In November, we began training small-holder farmers in the Morogoro district of Tanzania. Fifty Lead Farmers from five large villages signed up after seeing the impact of growing seeds tested for local suitability. Our Tanzania programs have won the support of the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Sokoine, its premier agricultural university, and various commercial enterprises.

3. Exploration Missions new countries call

Fair Planet has been asked to conduct two new Exploration Missions in 2022, the first to Kenya, the second to Rwanda. We are currently finalizing details. The missions are a first step in starting new projects in these two East African countries.

4. Funding opening multiple avenues

Several of our global commercial partners have renewed their pledges for long-term financial support, and we are hoping more will soon follow.

We have applied for funding from major governmental and private grant bodies.

This year, for the first time, we launched crowdfunding activities via the international GlobalGiving platform, where Fair Planet’s campaign page is: http://goto.gg/53427 .

A million thanks again for your ongoing support.

The Fair Planet Team

 

Creating abundance - making a real difference
Creating abundance - making a real difference
Knowledge transfer - the key to a better tomorrow
Knowledge transfer - the key to a better tomorrow
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The Fair Planet Open Day participants

Fair Planet Successfully Launches its Life-Changing Programs in Tanzania

Freeing subsistence farmers from the prison of poverty & hunger

Having successfully freed half a million people from poverty in Ethiopia, in November, Fair Planet launched its first training program for small-holder farmers in Tanzania.

In an open day held at our Field Testing station, fifty carefully selected Lead Farmers both men and women from five large villages of the Morogoro district enrolled in the program. They did so after seeing for themselves the difference made by growing vegetables fromseeds which have been scientifically tested for local suitability.

“I heard about the work of Fair Planet from my local extension officer,” said Ms. Violeth Adongo, one of the newly enrolled farmers. “How using their method could double the yield of my crops. But I didn’t really believe it was possible until I saw it with my own eyes.”

We proved, and improved, our unique knowledge-transfer methodology during a decade working in Ethiopia,” said Dr. Alon Haberfeld, CEO of Fair Planet. “Now Tanzania is the first step in our plans to significantly scale up our international operations over the coming years.”

Fair Planet’s Tanzania programs have won the support of the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Sokoine, its premier agricultural university, SUGECO, the university graduates’ cooperative, and commercial enterprises such as Bayer, Enza Zaden and Sakata.

Tomato plants suited/unsuited to local conditions
Tomato plants suited/unsuited to local conditions
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Alon Haberfeld
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