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Rwandan Farmers Produce Pigs With A Beat

Edmund Ndizeye, self-styled pig DJ, stoops to adjust the amp at a farm in the wrinkled hills of northern Rwanda. The wires leading from his room feed a varied diet of hip hop, reggae, R and B, love songs and local music to his pink, curly tailed audience who, according to Ndizeye’s boss, are thriving

Foreigners Buying African Farms A Good Thing

The outsourcing of food production in Africa by some Asian and Middle-Eastern countries will boost global stocks and may help stave off future food crises, the World Bank says. In the aftermath of last year’s food crisis, capital-rich nations who lack sufficient arable land to feed growing populations started buying or leasing large portions of