Hope grown: Seeds and tools help farmers in Mozambique

Village close to Funhalouro district, in the southeast of Mozambique. CARE is distributing drought-resistant seeds, which include sorghum, cowpea, ground nuts, pineapple seedlings, maize and millet, including tools such as a hoe, an axe and a machete to more than 47,000 small scale farmers.

Every day, farmers in Mozambique—many of them women—are faced with the challenges of the country´s extreme weather. With a bit of rain and some drought resistant seeds and tools from CARE, people are better able to cope with the extreme climate.

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Fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins

Fun facts you didn't know about pumpkins

It’s a festive coffee flavour, a Halloween must-have and sometimes a cute nickname for a loved one. But did you know that pumpkins are actually one of the most widely grown (and eaten!) crops in the world? Here are four fun facts you didn’t know about pumpkins.

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“Everything has changed”

People in north-eastern Ethiopia say they have never experienced conditions as extreme as the current drought caused by El Niño. “Sixteen of my cows have died. It won’t be long before the others go too. Unless God does something to stop it, I will soon follow myself” says Halima Galeli, a single mother of five.…

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