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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.
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.
Our Trustee, Julie Harrington, joined the LYF after spending several months supporting us through the Small Charities Coalition Skills Sharing Programme. Here is an extract of an interview with Julie by the SCC.
The LYF’s smallholder Support Network is now in its 4th year and is continuing to make an impact for African farmers…..
Joseph Macharia (project manager with the LYF in Kenya) explains his innovative approach to motivating young people in Kenya to work in agriculture.
The LYF Newsletter, August 2013. Read our latest news.
Our farmer extension radio programme has provided a source of information and connections for farmers across Africa.
The LYF has been broadcasting weekly farmer radio programmes since…
Marie-Claire Kid looks at one organisation helping to lift people out of poverty in Africa, all from a North Yorkshire house.