Cash Crop: Women Farmers in Kenya Beat Drought With Native — Women and Girls

Sophie Mbugua in News Deeply, 14.12.17

While farmers around Kenya struggle to grow enough maize to feed their families and their cattle, some women dairy farmers are boosting milk production and making money by growing and selling native grasses as cattle feed.

Your Passion for Fancy Vanilla Ice Cream Is Creating World-Wide Havoc

Alexandra Wexler in Wall Street Journal, 14.12.17

With the price skyrocketing, farmers in Madagascar, the industry’s epicenter, are sleeping in their fields, hiring guards; ‘there are many vanilla thieves here’