The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO – KNATCOM and the UNESCO Chair on Community Radio for Agricultural Education – Rongo University are jointly hosting a workshop to train 47 participants on developing radio content for farmers’ education.
Participants are drawn from the Migori Country farming community, the Kenya Seed Company Ltd, the World Vision International, Rongo University and community radio stations represented by Milambo FM, Radio Tarumbeta, Rameny FM and Anyuola FM. The theme of the workshop is: “Positioning community radio as a catalyst for sustainable farming systems”. Some of the topics already discussed include:
1. The history of farming of Migori County
2. Managing pre and post-harvest losses
3. Agroecology and sustainable farming technologies
The role of gender in food value chains
4. Locally available stress tolerant sorghum and maize varieties
5. Community radio and rural empowerment
6. Radio advert development
7. Radio podcast development
The event, which commenced on 4th November, 2019 will be closed by Eng. Prof. Stanley Shitote – the Deputy Vice Chancellor AFP on Friday 8th November, 2019 at 2:00 pm.