Gallery

Village professor, Mr Spider demonstrating the efficacy of his jatroha-based home-made pesticide on stem borers in maize (& prof Ken Wilson looking impressed at dead insects) 
Village professor and Ken Wilson Village professor, Mr Spider demonstrating the efficacy of his jatroha-based home-made pesticide on stem borers in maize (& prof Ken Wilson looking impressed at dead insects)
Village professor, Mr Spider demonstrating the efficacy of his jatroha-based home-made pesticide on stem borers in maize (& prof Ken Wilson looking impressed at dead insects) 
Mr Spider and Ken wilson Village professor, Mr Spider demonstrating the efficacy of his jatroha-based home-made pesticide on stem borers in maize (& prof Ken Wilson looking impressed at dead insects)
Elias at a workshop with small-scale farmers in Eastern province
Worskshop Elias at a workshop with small-scale farmers in Eastern province
Jatropha oil lamp
Crunching away….
Saskia and Elias getting to know the Yenga press The press Crunching away…. Saskia and Elias getting to know the Yenga press
‘fresh’ jatropha seedpods with damage by powdery mildew (the brown bits)
Jatropha seedpods ‘fresh’ jatropha seedpods with damage by powdery mildew (the brown bits)
Integrated farming; winterthorn, ground nuts, jatropha
Tree bends double under weight of fruits 
‘urban’ jatropha Tree bends double under weight of fruits
Farmer showing the roots of failing jatropha seedling (2nd year)
Roots Farmer showing the roots of failing jatropha seedling (2nd year)
Field of jatropha under D1 outgrower scheme
Field of jatropha Field of jatropha under D1 outgrower scheme
Jatropha field next to maize field (& farmer ploughing)
Jatropha field 2 Jatropha field next to maize field (& farmer ploughing)
Red spider mite
Drying jatropha seed pods (left)
And seeds separated out (right)
Drums with jatropha oil in background
Treatments of jatropha seeds Drying jatropha seed pods (left) And seeds separated out (right) Drums with jatropha oil in background

Termite damage
Demonstration plot of jatropha at the village edge (with freely grazing sheep)
Plot of jatropha Demonstration plot of jatropha at the village edge (with freely grazing sheep)
Termites love jatropha
Termites Termites love jatropha
Termites were here…
Termites 2 Termites were here…
2nd year of intercropping (sweet potato, stressed [leafless] jatropha)
Field 2nd year of intercropping (sweet potato, stressed [leafless] jatropha)
A circle of seedlings under the branches of a mature tree 
‘Invasive’ jatropha A circle of seedlings under the branches of a mature tree
Leaves damaged by insect predation
Live fence near the homestead to keep livestock out of garden
Jatropha and cactus Live fence near the homestead to keep livestock out of garden
Dry Jatropha seed
Kick-off meeting at UNZA
Powdery mildew
Golden flea beetle
The bathroom niche  Habitat for ‘happy’ jatropha The bathroom niche
Dried jatropha fruit