Crop diversity to beat drought
Planting a wide diversity of crops, rather than relying on a single staple, is the best way to beat drought and guarantee a varied supply of food throughout the year, according to permaculture practitioners Luwayo Biswick and Kristof Nordin. George Kalungwe visits their Never Ending Food farm on the outskirts of Lilongwe, to learn more about how rural communities are using local plant resources instead of relying on commercial seed, in order to earn income and maximise production from their land in a sustainable way.
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