Sustainable agriculture

Expensive fertilisers and pesticides are damaging for the environment, and smallholder farmers can’t afford them. Our approach is different.

“Every week I am inspired by the thirst for knowledge amongst the farmers we work with. Once we show them that change IS possible they are eager to learn new ways of working, and to share their experience with others .”

Meshark Sikuku

Farm Systems and Sustainability Coordinator

How sustainable agriculture has worked for the Mukasibo family

Mr and Mrs Mukasibo show Meshark Sikuku their produce
Mr and Mrs Mukasibo show Meshark Sikuku their produce
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Global warming +2%
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-10% crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa
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87% of farmers working with Ripple Effect are confident their land can provide all their food
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Livestock: valuable nutrition + soil-enriching manure, OR a threat to global warming?

We have 30+ years’ experience in integrated animal management.

How livestock has a positive impact in smallholder farm systems
Elina, Peer Farmer in Zambia
How we’ll reach more farmers

Our programmes have reached 1.2 million people. We aim to extend our training and skills to 5 million more by 2030.

Farmers training other farmers will help us to get there.
Pull Pull Biotechnology
How we’re helping farmers to support the environment by farming without chemicals

Innovative biological pest and weed control.

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Where do we stand on pesticides, GM seeds, food security and long supply chains?

Read our position statement on sustainable agriculture

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