Tag Archives: agriculture

LYF Ghana Farmer Radio Field Training

What’s happening in Ghana? LYF with CARE International and Christian Aid as they support us to record our Farmer Radio programmes with local communities.

The LYF launches Farmer Radio in Ghana

June 2017, and the Lorna Young Foundation travelled to Ghana and Burkina Faso to launch BRAVE’s radio extension programme. The aim is to improve the resilience of farming communities to droughts and lack of access to good quality water. Ultimately this impacts on both their health and livelihoods, through their ability to grow food crops and keep livestock.

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.

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.

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’s Farmer Radio in Kenya – Delivering Results!

The LYF has been broadcasting weekly farmer radio programmes since…

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.

LYF Launches DFID FRICH Project with 10,000 Women Farmers in DRC

Launch of our Dfid Project with 10,000 women cocoa farmers in North Kivu.