Tag Archives: cocoa

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

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

LYF DRC Farmer Radio Featured in Yorkshire Post

Marie-Claire Kid looks at one organisation helping to lift people out of poverty in Africa, all from a North Yorkshire house.

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.

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.

Fairtrade the Solution for Cocoa-Growing Nations?

Another thought-provoking article about fair trade; this time with cocoa…