From a media personnel to an entrepreneur and now farmer, Tshinandala Khangale (VhaVenda) was born and bred in Venda, Limpopo province. He is a journalism graduate who further studied a post graduate diploma in TV production. He has worked for different media houses and some government departments until he decided to start his own business. He started a leisure and entertainment business and worked as a director. The business had
Radio stations can be champions for family farmers. By joining the UNDFF radio campaign, they commit to being the Voice for Family Farmers: inviting farmers to speak on their radio programs and to shape the topics discussed on the programs. Radio stations can ensure that family farmers have the information they need to make good decisions that improve their lives and livelihoods. They can also connect family farmers with farmer
The YenKasa Africa radio campaign to celebrate the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) has been launched! This campaign includes materials about the importance of family farmers, background information on the UNDFF, and information about how farmers can stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. These materials and key messages were developed by the partners in the YenKasa Africa initiative, including FAO and regional farmers organizations like the Pan-African Farmers Organizations,
Media plays an essential role during emergencies. But gathering good, up-to-date, information is not always easy, especially when rumours fly. As part of our COVID-19 response, Farm Radio International’s Digital Innovation team set out to create an accessible system for broadcasters to access good information for their programs. Broadcasters carry the responsibility for getting information to communities that are often rural or cut off from more traditional sources of information.
Short video clip highlighting key messages of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming’s major constituencies. Filmed on the occasion of the UNDFF Launch held in FAO headquarters from 27 to 29 May 2019. Voices for Change: Elizabeth Mpofu, General Coordinator, La Via Campesina Zimbabwe Voices for Change: Kenneth Katungisa, Chief Executive Officer Uganda National Farmers Federation Voices for Change: Editrudith Lukanga, World Forum of Fishers harvesters & Fish (WFF)