Sesaka Indigenous Batwa Farmers Group Project is an indigenous community of more than 120 families in Burundi, that live off making pots and agriculture.
The Batwa are a marginalised ethnic group estimated to make up 1% of the Burundian population. They are considered by some as the lowest social class in Burundi, and the community faces many financial challenges.
This project was initiated to empower the Sesaka indigenous Batwa farmers, with the aim of offering training and transforming these indigenous farmers through Conservation Agriculture. It is hoped this training can support the community to build more resilient farms and livelihoods.
The training will cover a range of low input techniques, including: