Kusamala Joining a Global Network

Kusamala Joining a Global Network

Contributed by Molly Cheatum Kusamala participated in a 10-day workshop at the African Centre for Holistic Management in the beginning of May. This workshop was facilitated by the Savory Institute as part of Kusamala’s training process towards becoming an accredited...
Rocket Stoves and The Red Soil Project Revisted

Rocket Stoves and The Red Soil Project Revisted

Contributed by Alexandra Valla For the past 3 weeks, Kusamala was happy to have Benjamin Nyaru, Field Operations Director at The Red Soil Project, back at Kusamala. Benjamin’s first visit was in 2012. At that time, he trained Kusamala staff in permaculture techniques,...

Notes from the Beating Famine Conference

Contributed by Molly Cheatum If you lose your way, go back to where you started and pick up the trail from there.   – Senegalese saying introduced by Tony Rinaudo at the Beating Famine conference. When Kusamala visits our farmers in the field to share permaculture...
Staple Field Update

Staple Field Update

While this year’s rainy season has been marked by devastating floods in the Lower Shire Valley in the Southern region of the country, here in Lilongwe the rains have been much less destructive and have generally brought a wealth of new growth. Kusamala’s staple field...