Tag Archives: African farmers

Community Groundwater Resources in Ghana and Burkina Faso

The LYF is working with Reading University to help communities identify sustainable groundwater resources in Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Chai ni Mali – the Value of Tea

We are all pretty familiar with the value of tea in our own lives (where indeed would polite society be without it?) But one of the aims of the Lorna Young Foundation is to support small tea farmers in developing countries to receive the true value of their crop.

First Climate Change Coffee to Protect World’s Forests

After a decade of working with small producers on climate related projects, our very own Cristina Talens – LYF International Programmes Manager, has now launched the World’s first climate-change gourmet coffee.

New Smallholder Support Network Leaflet

The LYF’s smallholder Support Network is now in its 4th year and is continuing to make an impact for African farmers…..

Can Social Media Help Kenyan Youth in to Farming?

Joseph Macharia (project manager with the LYF in Kenya) explains his innovative approach to motivating young people in Kenya to work in agriculture.

LYF at Oromo Community Gathering

LYF supporting Oromo Coffee Company at Community Event

Women cocoa farmers claim rights, despite escalating violence in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

The LYF is working with women cocoa farmers in the DRC to help them produce and broadcast farmer-radio services.

Farmer Extension Radio for African Smallholders

Our farmer extension radio programme has provided a source of information and connections for farmers across Africa.

LYF Radio 4 Appeal Broadcasting 28 July

BBC Radio 4 appeal for the LYF

Chocolat Author, Joanne Harris on Championing the LYF

Joanne Harris MBE, award-winning novelist has recorded a BBC Radio 4 Appeal message for the LYF.