Farmer Diaries-from kale to cowpeas in Kenya

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Kenya’s Dunga Wetlands project is a creative farmer-led initiative that seeks to improve crop yields on select farms in the Dunga Wetlands of Lake Victoria, Kenya. Through eco-san toilet technology, which utilizes human waste as a fertilizer, farmers can grow more agricultural crops in less space, preventing the need for further colonization of land near wetlands and hippo habitat, and reducing villager’s clashes with the hippo. CREE funding and dedication from CREE’s Kenya Project Manager Leonard Akwany and his support ...

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CREE receives grant from Google

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CREE is honored to have received support from Google in 2010. Through Google’s ‘Google Grants’ Program, CREE will receive nearly $120,00 per year in google Ad Words money, which will be used for advertising CREE’s projects abroad via the google search engine.

For example, if a user types in ‘Wildlife’ and ‘Africa’ as key words into Google’s search engine, often ads will come up from businesses advertising either hunting or game-viewing in Africa. ...

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