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EuropAfrica : A Farming Mystery

What are the main threats to small scale farming systems?

A Farming Mystery enables pupils to explore the River Tana District in Kenya as context for pupils to understand how fisher and pastoralists farmers are under threat from land and water grabs. 

Farming Mystery : Lesson Plan

An overview for delivery of the Farming Mystery materials.

Farming Mystery : Power Point Presentation

A presentation for teachers to support the delivery of the Farming Mystery materials.

Farming Mystery : Mysterious Events

An activity sheet with images to support pupils to identify the events in the Tana River District.

Farming Mystery : Cause and Effect

A activity for pupils to match causes and effects of events in the Tana River District.

Farming Mystery : Causes

A research activity for pupils to investigate the causes of events in the Tana Delta.

This project is co funded by the European Commission DCI-NSAED/2010/240-529

 

There are many videos covering land and water grabs in Africa. We recommend the following to support your teaching of the Farming Mystery in River Tana District.

Participatory Science in the Tana Delta http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGdBSP31tlI.

How sweet is Tana's sugar? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHJRRJOS60U

Pan-African Small Scale Fisheries meeting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io82Wxiw2x8

Europfrica's main website has excellent case studies and policy documents to support information on land and water access in Africa. Visit http://www.europafrica.info/en/

If you'd like to contact Practical Action's Education team email: schools@practicalaction.org.uk or call 01926 6334400.

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