25 % on the world’s 4.4 billion hectares (10.9 million miles) of cropland happens to be degraded, often from drying, in line with the UN’s as well as Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Just over a hectare . 5, or 4 acres, of these dried-out land have for years come at Benedict-
Manyi and the partner Eunice hike among their apple foliage which can be intercropped with beans, peas, pumpkins and sorghum. A ripe apple hangs in the foreground.
Manyi’s farm in southeastern Kenya.
Manyi, 53, watched helplessly as their terrain shed production a result of numerous issue of overuse without repair, irregular rainfall, and extended droughts. By 2016, the secure could hardly also uphold a blade of yard.