Advancing participatory communication

Enabling community dialogue

Promoting gender equality

Raising farmer’s voice

YenKasa Africa is a regional platform designed to promote knowledge sharing and joint initiatives in communication applied to agriculture and rural development. 

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  • Since 1992, Ghana's University for Development Studies is encouraging students to work with farmers and learn from them. The motto 'Knowledge for development' has been taken since as a central value for all researchers and students of the institute.
  • What is Family Farming and what distinguishes it from entrepreneurial farming or family agribusiness? Jan Douwe van der Ploeg takes us into the world of family farming and underlines ten qualities.
  • Nowadays nearly 239 million people face the consequences of food and nutritional insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. Family farming encompasses an effective solutions to end hunger and promote a sustainable food production system.
  • In the context of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), AMARC has joined forces with FAO to launch an awareness campaign targeted at farmers’ organizations and the rural population. The main objective is to use community radio as a platform to share information with the farming community and involve them further in the discussion regarding the key role family farming plays in economic and social development.
  • The word Jamana means in several Malian national languages ​​''The Country'. Jamana FM radio stations broadcast programs developed with rural communities. These relate to agro-pastoral activities and rural development (agriculture, livestock, farming and marketing) Rural radio JAMANA aims to enhance the knowledge of rural populations, allow knowlege sharing and promote rural development.