Monday, June 20, 2011

From the Field

 My host organization in the community is Ganja Agribusiness Association (GABA), one of the country’s leading Agriculture NGOs. GABA is committed to sustainable development of the country’s agriculture sector, which employs over 30% of the working population. GABA's activities include work in the following fields:
-Agriculture Extension
-Greenhouse Agriculture
-Organic Agriculture
-Agriculture Policy Reform
-Market Research
-Environmentally Sustainable Land Use
Last month we went into the field to evaluate some of our ongoing projects…

                                                          Greenhouse agriculture project
                                                                 A family affair

                                                        Farmer group meeting under the trees

                                                       The beginnings of a new barn
                                                         Collecting a soil sample