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From Scraps to Seedlings in Ethiopia

Samson in the former garbage dump. Photo by Nicholas Parkinson.

Gardener Turns Garbage Dump into a Successful Garden and Supports his Family

By Nicholas Parkinson
Urban Agriculture in Ethiopia
USAID Urban Gardens Program Ethiopia
02 November 2011


Sometimes when Samson Aberra is working in the garden, planting seedlings or replenishing his nursery, onlookers gather to watch him toil. What they don’t know is that Samson Aberra is not “toiling”—he’s barely working, he claims. In fact, he is doing what he loves: gardening.

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November 11, 2011   Comments Off on From Scraps to Seedlings in Ethiopia