Sand dam leaflet

Our foldable A5 leaflet explains how a sand dam works and its potential impact in drylands.Read more

The Magnificent Seven - drought-tolerant seeds transforming lives in drylands

Along with building sand dams, Excellent also supports dryland communities to adopt climate-smart agriculture, which includes educating farmers on how to use seed banks stocked with seven drought-tolerant seeds; reducing the risk of crop failure, providing food throughout the growing season and ensuring a good nutritional balance. Find out more about these magnificent seven seeds in this brochure.Read more

Excellent Development sustainable farming: educational film - Part 1

Excellent Development works with community self-help groups in Kenya, supporting them to improve their water supply, food production, health and incomes. This educational video explains how soil and water conservation through Excellent Development's work with community self-help groups, and comes with a Q&A at the end for any students wanting to test themselves!Read more

Excellent Development sustainable farming: educational film - Part 2

Part 2 of our sustainable farming educational film demonstrates the importance of sustainable agriculture for food security and poverty alleviation. Like with Part 1, the film ends with a short quiz for those wanting to test their new knowledge of sand dams and their impact.Read more

Excellent Development sustainable development: educational film - Part 1

This 3 part film explains sustainable development, using Excellent Development's work as an example of how community-led approaches can create conservation and a virtuous cycle of development. There are questions at the end for anyone that wants to test their knowledge.Read more

Excellent Development sustainable development: educational film - Part 2

Part 2 of our sustainable development educational film with questions at the end.Read more

Excellent Development sustainable development: educational film - Part 3

Part 3 of our sustainable development educational film with questions at the end.Read more