1 January 2024
A very Happy New Year from all of us at Tiyeni!
A very Happy New Year from all of us at Tiyeni!
We discuss scaling up rainfed agriculture in Africa. Plus hear about Tiyeni trustee, Ulele Andrews, visit to Malawi. And could you be our new social media volunteer?
We are recruiting for a new Fundraising Manager - Trusts and Foundations
Godfrey Kumwenda, Tiyeni’s Training Manager, tells us about one of the highlights in the Deep Bed Farming calendar. We caught up with Colin Andrews, Tiyeni’s Chair.
Innovate UK Funding Malawi Trial of Low-Cost Tractor Featuring Lead Batteries and Solar Power for Deep Bed Farming
Read about the amazing women of Tiyeni. Plus our team in Malawi were visited by Alan Dixon and students from University of Worcester, and we start our Green Match Fund campaign.
Please join us for the Soil Regen Summit 2023: Collaborating with Nature which is being held in support of Tiyeni. It starts on Tuesday 14 March.
Our Executive Director Alex Gerard is a Birbeck alumni and passionate about advancing opportunities for farmers in Malawi
Happy New Year from all of us at Tiyeni! We hear from a young farmer Eddie Nyamwela and a participant of Tiyeni's gender and nutrition workshop. Tiyeni trustee, Mel Bradley, visited one of our strongest business supporters.
Watch and share this video to raise awareness of the challenge and solutions, including Tiyeni's rainfed Deep Bed farming.
Tiyeni’s Training Manager, Godfrey Kumwenda, recently caught up with a couple of stakeholders in Zomba District to find out how Deep Bed Farming is working for them.
The voices of many guests including Tiyeni's Colin Andrews have been brought together to take you through a story of the power of nature as a healing tool for our planet.
Tiyeni's Colin Andrew's and Helen from We Are Carbon discuss the life-changing results that come quickly from incredibly simple farming approaches.
We are delighted that the Agriculture Technology Clearing Committee (ATCC) of the Government of Malawi has voted unanimously in favour of the Deep Bed Farming system
All donations made to Tiyeni via theBigGive.org.uk during the week of the campaign 22-29 April will be doubled!
In this update, we take a closer look at the difference between Deep Bed farming and other methods.
Farmers in Kanjoka Section, Mayamula, proud of their thriving Deep Bed crops, despite the extreme weather in January.
Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers for what you do
Here is a look at the difference between Tiyeni’s Deep Bed farming and conventional ridge farming.
Every penny will help change lives in Malawi.
An inspiring success story - from Worcester University. Dr. Albert Mvula from northern Malawi has received his doctorate. Albert investigated the contributions of the Deep Bed farming system to sustainable development in northern Malawi.
Soil - The Treasure Beneath Our Feet. In this update, we ask, why healthy soils?
A new independent report details impressive results and benefits gained for farmers using Deep Bed farming in Manyamula.
Tiyeni is seeking a passionate Executive Director to help us deliver our strategic direction; continuing to shape, develop and fund our organisation for the future.
Nature is the best teacher and there is a lot we can learn from the way nature provides for all plants and ourselves.
John Crossley, Tiyeni's founding Trustee, shares his observations on the scandal of soil loss in Malawi.
Watch Tiyeni's two presentations identifying the elements of the Deep Bed Farming Technology here.
Farmers have renewed their hope in the land that they were in the process of abandoning due to infertility; enthusiasm runs high in this remote community.
Join us on March 15-18 - Tiyeni will be joining some of the world’s most knowledgeable experts in Regenerative Agriculture, during a free, virtual, 4-day event.
More and more Malawian farmers are adopting Tiyeni’s “common sense” Deep Bed Farming (DBF) method
We are pleased to announce a new partnership. Latest harvest results have seen a dramatic fourfold increase. Our Training Manager, Godfrey, shares how women farmers can be the key agents of change.
Tiyeni's Deep Bed farming activities at Chitheka, Northern Malawi.
The more farmers adopt DBF, the more manure they make and the more yields they realise.
Our Executive Director reports on Covid-19, and we report on how Tiyeni adapts to farmers' suggestions, the latest spectacular results from our survey and more.
A doubling of maize yields is found to lead to a roughly tenfold rise in profitability.
We've received numerous reports of how successfully the farmers trained by Tiyeni are implementing Deep Bed Farming across Malawi. However, the number of cases of Covid-19 is increasing to 564 as of today.
As harvest time for maize, the crop which sustains the people, approaches. The wellbeing of the nation depends on this crop.
Again, farmers are doubling or tripling their yields after converting land to Deep Bed Farming.
The 2020 harvest has begun and farmers are recording excellent yields!
Projects help some of Africa’s poorest agrarian communities and we are committed to carrying out our mission-critical services through this challenging time.
It is a well-known fact that 80% of Malawi's population depends on rainfed subsistence agriculture for their survival.
... and then Tiyeni field officer Love Msiska arrived.