Tag Archives: DRC

LYF To Open-Source its Farmer Radio Programmes

The Lorna Young Foundation has launched a new Open Source Farmer Radio initiative; offering free-to-use resources for small farmer groups in developing countries, to set up and run farmer radio programmes.

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.

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.

August 2013 News

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

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.