“Nana Nane”, a week-long agriculture exhibition in Tanzania is held annually on about the 8th August. This year, agricultural organisations and businesses, research institutions, universities and companies came together to demonstrate new technologies, ideas, innovations and services.
The motto of the 28-strong Rwathuka Farmers’ Group is: “If you want to travel fast, travel alone; if you want to travel far, travel together.” Since 2013, the Farmers’ Group has been working in partnership with ICE, the Institute for Culture and Ecology and Biovision on a joint project in Kenya to improve the living conditions of small-scale farmers and at the same time to maintain the traditional culture and the environment.
A major milestone was reached on Sunday, 2nd August 2015 in the transition to a more sustainable world over the next 15 years. Delegates from 193 Member States assembled at the UN Headquarters in New York to finalise the post-2015 Development Agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals – and they were successful!