The independently assessed award affirms good environmental stewardship and helps church communities to witness to caring for God’s creation.
If even a fraction of the learning of Irish agriculture reached Africa it would lift many millions of people out of extreme poverty, says Gorta–Self Help Africa
“Over the past five years Ireland has committed over a million euro to projects in Eritrea. Over 20,000 Eritrean families have been directly helped.”
Cattle improvement programme is about "technology transfer and capacity building and not about traditional aid" - John Weakliam, CEO, Vita.
Early results for the dairy farmers involved show a doubling of the milk yield, while the potato trials look set to double potato crop harvests.
Sustainable seed potato production aims to improve livelihoods.