Category Archives: Updates

LYF and Ringtons Tea Partner with Tanzania Producers

In March 2014,LYF Project Manager Cristina Talens, Joseph Macharia and Ringtons’ Responsible Sourcing Manager spent a week in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, working with staff from the Wakulima Tea Company (WATCO) and the RSTGA, to set up a Smallholder Support Network radio-extension programme.

Farmer Radio in DRC – Presenter Interview

The Lorna Young Foundation’s Radio presenter Jasmin talks of the Lorna Young Foundation’s radio outreach programme and how it is trying to improve women’s lives through cocoa in the DRC

August 2013 News

The LYF Newsletter, August 2013. Read our latest news.

Oromo Coffee Company Goes Royal?

This summer has been the Summer of Love – for…

Aid to Africa – does it work?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/christina-patterson/uk-aid-africa_b_891186.html an interesting and thought provoking article in the new UK…

LYF’s Youth Enterprise Programme in the Yorkshire Evening Post

Our innovative youth enterprise programme is featured in the Yorkshire…

Global Coffee Trade faces Increasing Challenges

The global coffee trade is being hit by ever-increasing prices…

Trade Not Aid – Article in Observer

This is an interesting and thought-provoking article that is worth…

Kenyan Perspective on Rising Coffee Prices

An interesting news piece which gives a fresh angle on…

Article about the entrepreneurial efforts of Palestinian olive farmers. http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jan2011/tc20110120_824666.htm