Are we going any further? Contemplating the impacts of livelihoods-conservation initiatives in Uganda
Summer 2018 blog post from Peter Musinguzi:
I was brought up by and have lived with poor people in the rural village near the border of Kibale National Park (NP) in Uganda. I witnessed the Eviction of people from Mpokya in 1992 which was annexed to the Kibale NP when I was young. At home, we housed a few evicted individuals for a while...
Case study – Mesfin Abebe, Ethiopia
Name: Mesfin Abebe
Course: MSc Communication for Innovation and Development
University: University of Reading
Mesfin has provided us with an update of everything that he has been doing in Ethiopia since his Marshal Papworth scholarship in the 2014/15...
Case study – Jenica Beatriz Dizon, The Philippines
Name: Jenica Beatriz Dizon
Country: The Philippines
Course: MSc Water and Sanitation for Development
University: Cranfield University
Jenica has recently shared her Masters research exhibition at Cranfield University.
Title: The circular sanitation economy in India: A comparison of two business models involved in the enterprise...
International students visit the farming Fen in quest to help developing countries grow out of hunger
A group of 11 international Masters students from Africa and Asia visited the Fens this week as part of their agricultural scholarships funded by the Marshal Papworth Fund, where a day with Michael Sly at his 1,750ha Park Farm, Thorney, focused on the critical role that the use of the latest technology, effective crop rotations, management of the 158...
Marshal Papworth Short Course 2019 – Graduation from Harper Adams University
A thank you from this year’s cohort of Marshal Papworth Fund short course students, all of whom return home full of inspiration and knowledge to not only farm in a more sustainable way themselves, but to pave the way for their communities to do the same through training plans and projects, all of which will help these developing countries to grow...
Marshal Papworth short course student presentations 2019
At the end of their 10 week short course BTEC in Sustainable Farming, our 11 scholars were keen to share the projects that they plan to start as they touch down in their home countries of Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Malawi.
Please click on the links below to view their presentations:
Joseph Nsobila Adonna – Ghana – Sesame...
Scholarship students from developing countries help school children discover the global marketplace – and meet TV presenter JB Gill!
Twenty one students from the Marshal Papworth agricultural scholarship programme were at the Kids Country Food and Farming Day, helping 3,500 school children from across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Norfolk to discover the global marketplace. They were also able to meet with TV presenter JB Gill, who was thrilled...
Marshal Papworth Student Certificate Ceremony – Wednesday 26th June 2019
Photos from our student certificate ceremony at Haddon Church, Peterborough.
“Changing the world, one person at a time.”
The Marshal xanax online no prescrip Papworth Fund’s patron, the Right Reverend Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely, was amongst those congratulating this year’s record graduation of 21 students as 11 of them celebrate completing the agricultural education charity’s 10 week short course BTEC in Sustainable Farming, whilst 10 further students approach...
Students from developing countries learn about sustainable vegetable production with G’s
Marshal Papworth Fund, a UK based agriculture-education charity, teamed up with G’s at their Sandfields Farms asparagus and spring onion site. The purpose of the visit was to inspire this year’s 11 scholarship recipients to make use of technology, renewable energy and sustainable farming practices to adapt their own cultivations at home for more...