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Africa's Flourishing Farms

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11 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 01 January 2014

A special essay finds grounds for optimism in 2014, in the rich terrain of the flower and vegetable farms around Mount Kenya. Susie Emmett finds a bumper crop of ingenuity, innovation and energy when she meets the entrepreneurs and agricultural scientists at work in local businesses ... and finds out what to do when a hippo interferes with your bathtub.
Introduced by Pascale Harter. Producer: Polly Hope. Photo: Harvesting hypericum flowers, Naivasha. SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images.

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