Mosquito doctors in Malindi

Today is World Malaria Day. Using simple but sustainable methods, people in the Kenyan coastal city of Malindi have reduced the number of malaria cases by 60%. Biovision is supporting sustainable and ecological methods to fight the disease e.g. with mosquito scouts.

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Hunger rises despite UN’s Zero Hunger Goal

The latest figures highlight the gravity of the situation just last year alone when some 124 million people in 51 countries faced acute food insecurity — 11 million more than in 2016.

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Small gesture – big impact

Our Newsletter caused great excitement in Boji when two Biovision project staff showed local people the report on the first phase of the project “Camels for drought areas”. The camel owners were thrilled to see photos of family members not seen for a long time.

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“Many friends are better than one love”

Last year Musdalafa Lyaga from Biovision Africa Trust won a film award in Milan. Here you get to know him as a passionate radio producer.

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The Next Green Revolution

The magazine National Geographic has published an extensive article about the future of our agriculture. While representatives of agro-chemical industry propose we need more genetic modifications, Hans Herren and Biovision are also mentioned with their agro-ecological approach.

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For children of children…

Children’s eyes sparkle with wonder at this time of year as they behold the artistically decorated Easter nests and chocolate bunnies. These delicious sweets are extremely popular and the annual production of just the Golden Bunny is 140 million.

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Risk for humans and animals

Rift Valley Fever is caused by a virus and is transmitted by mosquitoes or air-borne infection. In Kenya, Biovision is providing information to local people and helping to develop an early warning system that will allow them to fight this dangerous disease.

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“I wish I were a hen …

I wouldn’t have much to do”; that was the refrain sung by the German group, the Comedian Harmonists in the 1930s. The tranquil world of chicken farming as it was almost 100 years ago has long since disappeared and been replaced by intensive factory systems.

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Organic farmer and TV star

Mkulima Mbunifu (The Smart Farmer) is the only farmer magazine in Tanzania in Swahili. Thanks to a reader who won a reality TV show, demand for the magazine has increased throughout the country.

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“Camels are the future”

Normally, north-eastern Kenya would currently have a rainy season. But more and more the rain simply does not come. By distributing camels to the locals, Biovision attempts to mitigate the problems of droughts.

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