Blame animals only when you aren’t smart

This is the first guest post as part of our Climate Smart Agriculture Week (20 – 24 November 2017) Despite us humans being the most intelligent among all living organisms it seems we have lowered ourselves to blaming the animals we farm for major environmental concerns, including; climate change, water depletion and pollution, land degradation…
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Una clínica agropecuaria para lograr ‘el oro en la vida’

La clínica de plantas del pueblo Chamis del departamento de Cajamarca representa algo raro en Perú: un servicio de asesoría para agricultores con presencia permanente en el pueblo. Según el censo agropecuario del 2012, sólo un 7.3% de los agricultores del país reciben asistencia técnica y en Cajamarca es menos todavía, con un 4.6%. Frente…
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A plant and livestock clinic to win the ‘gold medal of life’

The plant clinic in town of Chamis in the department of Cajamarca represents something unusual in Peru: a farmer advisory service with a permanent presence. According to the agricultural and livestock census of 2012, only 7.3% of the country’s farmers receive technical assistance and in Cajamarca it is even less, just 4.6%. Faced with this…
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