Tag Archives: climate change

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.

Farmer Radio in Tanzania

Cristina Talens from the LYF in the UK and Jasmine Bakula, our fabulous radio presenter from the DRC travelled to Rungwe to record the first radio programmes of Chai Ni Mali – the latest LYF Farmer Radio venture

The Entrepreneur Combating Climate Change one Cup at a Time

The LYF’s Cristina Talens is the founder of Source Climate Change Coffee; In this interview, she explains what inspired her to set up Source, her encounter with Bill Clinton and her passion for sustainable agriculture.

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…..

LYF Launches DRC Cocoa Partnership

The LYF will be working with Dutch chocolate company, Original Beans, to develop an eco-positive chocolate product with women cocoa farmers from North Kivu to address deforestation.

LYF uses Local Radio to Reach Smallholders in Kenya

Reaching the Smallholders – Small charity, Big Loud Programme! Climate…

Talking to Africa Gateway about how we can roll out our smallholder training to address climate change

Dr Rosalind Cornforth from Reading University is a Research Fellow…