Supporting small-scale farmers to solve the food security crisis

This World Food Day, we wanted to reiterate the importance of supporting small-scale farmers. After all, without them, where would we be? At Farm Radio, we often talk about supporting small-scale farmers. But what even is a small-scale farmer? The definition of...

The Small Farmer Atlas: Learning Lessons from the Original Influencers

Small-scale farmers are among the original influencers growing the food that sustains and shapes us. But their position at the beginning of global supply chains often leaves them with little influence over market decisions that affect their future. As interest in...

Allocate more funding for Agric, EAC partner states told

PARTNER States within the East African Community (EAC) have been challenged to allocate more funds on agriculture. This is in a bid to cushion the sector from the pangs of persistent drought caused by climate change. Speaking on the sidelines of the sixth EAC Budget...

On Air Dialogues: Listening to — and learning from — rural people

The first On Air Dialogue that Farm Radio implemented gathered input from rural Tanzanians for Canada’s International Assistance Review in 2016. We collected and reported the responses from nearly 3,000 rural people in Tanzania and, through this, shared their...

Zimbabwe and IFAD join forces to transform small-scale agriculture

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today announced support for a new US$67.43 million investment programme that seeks to increase productivity and rural incomes for 78,000 vulnerable rural households in Zimbabwe. The Smallholder Agriculture...