Tag Archives: smallholders

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

LYF and Ringtons Tea Partner with Tanzania Producers

In March 2014,LYF Project Manager Cristina Talens, Joseph Macharia and Ringtons’ Responsible Sourcing Manager spent a week in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, working with staff from the Wakulima Tea Company (WATCO) and the RSTGA, to set up a Smallholder Support Network radio-extension programme.

Farmer Extension Radio for African Smallholders

Our farmer extension radio programme has provided a source of information and connections for farmers across Africa.

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 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.

Please Support the Smallholder Support Network!

By any stretch of the imagination – the SSN has…

LYF’s Smallholder Network – Delivering Tangible Results!

The LYF has now broadcast 27 weekly farmer radio programmes…

Ethiopian Coffee Farmers Still Facing Injustice

This short blog post brings in to focus the injustice…