Webinar: Its Time to transform - decimation of peasant farmers, global crises, and the rise of Food Sovereignty

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. Topic: Its Time to transform – decimation of peasant farmers, global crises, and the rise of Food Sovereignty When: Oct 26, 2021 10:00 AM Harare, Pretoria Description: A discussion centered on the emerging key role of peasant farmers in the food system, the connections between Climate Justice and Food Sovereignty, key threats and opportunities, and share the message of hope for our future

Webinar: Peasant Agroecology Achieves Climate Justice

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Oct 25, 2021 12:00 PM Harare, Pretoria Topic: Peasant Agroecology Achieves Climate Justice Description: Webinar- to discuss the climate justice initiative of LVC SEAf Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Mtanzamsona Village Demonstrate Effective Community control of decision on harvesting forest produce in the VLFR

During 2020, Mtandao wa Jamii wa Usimamizi wa Misitu Tanzania (MJUMITA) project assisted Mtanzasoma Village (Rufiji District) to defend its forest management rights by providing training to 10 village and network leaders (2 women and 8 men) about the implications of GN 417 of 2019, on their VLFR trade. The training informed them about shift of power of approval of harvesters of timber trees in the VLFRs from Village Council

Because IPCC

The graphic novel ‘Because IPCC’ was created by a group of volunteers. It portrays a futuristic world where the threat of climate change no longer exists, in large part due to the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It highlights the history and function of the IPCC, the roles of various individuals within the IPCC, and the scientific process of research. It is a great resource for

Reconciling rural youth with family farming and unleashing their potential, in West Africa

The perception of rural West African youth is too often biased by the stereotypes widely conveyed about them. Between precarious odd jobs, idleness and the temptation to move, it is sometimes difficult to envision these young people rooted in their rural community. Too often, we don’t ask: Who are these young people? What are their stories? How do they fit into their community? What are their ambitions? How do they

West African rural youth's views on family farming

The basic option made, was to give a voice to young people in seven West African countries around their perception of family farming and life in the rural world and to confront it with that of farmers who could be their parents. This research is based on these «words». It highlights the gap between what young people say and what adults say: this gap strongly reveals a lack of communication

Apply now for 2022 Farm Radio Awards

Farm Radio International celebrates excellence within its radio network with two awards. The George Atkins Communications Award celebrates an outstanding broadcaster in our network who is committed to family farmers and rural communities. The Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio celebrates a program team that addresses gender equality and has had an impact on the community. This year, the deadline to apply for both awards is October 1, 2021.

On Air Dialogues: Rural voices on the global stage

Exploring the views of 3,500 small scale farmers ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit   September 20, 2021 at 8 am EDT (GMT -4)     The 2021 UN Food Systems Summit has been called “the People’s Summit.” To amplify the voices of small-scale farmers and other rural people in sub-Saharan Africa, Farm Radio International partnered with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), World Vision Canada, and

Event: E-Extension - Accelerating Building Back Better (Sept. 6)

Explore successes in digital advisory services and e-extension systems Sept. 6 at 11:15 a.m. EAT   Resilient food systems are essential to achieving food security and sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa. But the challenge remains — how do we achieve change quickly, and at scale? The ICT industry is radically transforming e-extension services. Integrated ICTs, mass media, and face-to-face approaches are key to accelerating the Building Back Better agenda. We