September 20, 2019
Timothy A. Wise
Climate change comes for farmers — from Mozambique to Iowa
Originally Published on Medium, September 20, 2019
Photo: Brian Strombeck
It felt ominous when I was in Iowa in March that both Iowa and Mozambique were underwater from cyclone-induced flooding widely attributed t...
March 17, 2019
BY TIMOTHY A. WISE
Beautifully tended agro-ecological farm, Marracuene, Mozambique. (Photo: Timothy A. Wise)
Originally published on Medium, March 17, 2019
In Mozambique’s lovely capital city of Maputo, the afternoon temperature had just hit 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Maputo is in the tropics...
October 30, 2018
Founding members of the new Tsakane Farmers Association in Xai-Xai, Mozambique, where they have applied for their own land after resisting a large-scale rice plantation. (Credit: Justiça Ambiental)
Originally Published on Food Tank, Friday, October 26, 2018
April 18, 2017
Originally published by Food Tank on 04/18/2017
U.S. President Donald Trump may still deny the harsh realities of climate change, but no one in southern Mozambique has any doubts. They don’t have much food either.
The drought of the previous two years broke last October,...