STORIES OF RURAL QUELIMANE
From the fields and villages of the Province of Zambezia, among the poorest in Mozambique, we get the stories of farmers’ families who, day by day, work to introduce new agro-ecological techniques, differentiate and increase production, promote local products. Redemption stories of those who struggle to improve their lives and that of their community.
These are the beneficiary families of the “Rural Quelimane” project, co-financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, through which Mani Tese aims to strengthen the agro-food system in the districts of Nicoadala, Namacurra and Quelimane, through the adoption of innovative and sustainable practices in the production, marketing and consumption of agricultural products.
The goals are ambitious, and there is still a lot of work to do... Follow the episodes of our video blog to stay updated!
1. ATIJA’S TANK
In the first episode of our video blog, Atija tells us about her cistern for rainwater
2. TEADORA, A RESILIENT FARMER
For the second episode of the video blog, Teadora introduces us to her family and takes us to her fields
3. ANTONIO’S FIELDS
For the third episode of our video blog, we reveal the “before and after” of Antonio’s fields
6. ATIJA AND THE AGROECOLOGICAL TRAININGS
Atija’s life has changed a lot thanks to the agroecological trainings
7. TEADORA AND THE DOMESTIC ECONOMY
Teadora sells produce from her fields to buy food and pens and pencils for the children.
8. ANTONIO TELLS US ABOUT THE MARKETS
António meets customers and sells his products in the markets.
10. ANTONIO, A HAPPY FARMER
Antonio’s production is going well and he has also started growing corn and beans.