Farmers of Earth




Real farmers, real stories

The International Potato Center has made news of late due to its collaboration with NASA and the combined effort to grow #PotatoesOnMars and while that’s a compelling storyline for a movie what CIP is really about is Farmers on Earth. Inspired by Humans of New York, or as its devoted fans call it, HONY, a wonderful series of photos and stories about people, primarily New Yorkers and their hopes, struggles and lives, Farmers of Earth uses photos and stories to help you learn more about farmers in the developing world and the challenges they face to feed their families and communities and the innovative solutions they use to overcome them.

Drocella Yankulije: Youth group providing new opportunities through farming

  As I had started farming orange-fleshed sweet potato and was benefiting from it, I thought that it could have a wider impact on the community. I had the idea […]

Drocella Yankulije: Lucrative orange-fleshed sweet potato farming

My name is Drocella Yankulije and I am an orange-fleshed sweet potato farmer and supplier in Rwanda. I’m also the founder of a youth group working on sweet potato farming […]
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