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    Healthy crops = Healthy people = Happy people

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  • Women group

    Empowering women groups

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  • ICT4DEV

    ICTs play an important role in development. Communication is key

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  • Indigenous knowledge

    Indigenous knowledge and technologies still have a place in modern Agriculture.

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  • Agribusiness

    Making huge profits from dairy goat rearing

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  • Launch of Gilgil Information Centre

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BIOVISION AFRICA TRUST

Biovision Africa Trust is a trust registered in the Republic of Kenya with a mission, among others, to improve the welfare of resource limited small-holder farmers in Kenya and Africa through supporting sustainable agricultural projects and initiatives focusing on generation and dissemination of information on ecologically sound and useful practices to improve human, animal, plant and environmental health. It was founded by the Swiss-based international organization, Biovision - Foundation for Ecological Development, in 2009. The trust supports the Biovision Farmer Communication Programme (BFCP) with the following pillars:

 

The User Response System (URS)

The User Response System (URS)

The Farmer Communication Programme (FCP) has launched a new project – the User Response System (URS). Just like other FCP…
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Programme Development and Advocacy

Programme Development and Advocacy

Programme Development and Advocacy is charged with the responsibility of overall coordination, planning, implementation and evaluation of all communication projects…
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Outreach and Awareness

Outreach and Awareness

This consists of rural based centres managed by TOF and infonet community information workers equipped with facilitation skills to train…
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Mkulima Mbunifu (TOF Tanzania)

Mkulima Mbunifu (TOF Tanzania)

Started in 2011, Mkulima Mbunifu is a bi-monthly magazine with practical information on sustainable farming practices that are also consious…
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TOF Radio

TOF Radio

Started in 2008, TOF radio is a weekly radio show broadcasted on the national Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) Kiswahili… Service…
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The Organic Farmer (TOF)

The Organic Farmer (TOF)

Since 2005, The Organic Farmer Magazine (TOF) – which is one of the FCP’s communication pillars, has been disseminating information…
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Partners

  • Biovision Foundation

    Biovision Foundation

    Biovision was founded with the aim of sustainably improving life for people in Africa while conserving the environment as the basis for all life. Biovision Foundation is a charitable organization in Switzerland (ZEWO certified) and has a legal opinion for 501(c) (3) public charity equivalency in the United States. Based on its vision of a world with enough healthy nutrition for all, produced by healthy people in a healthy environment, it founded and supports the FCP. Read more about the foundation here.

  • ICIPE

    ICIPE

    Icipe’s mission is to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics by developing and extending management tools and strategies for harmful and useful arthropods, while preserving the natural resource base through research and capacity building. This shared mission makes it a relevant collaborator; ICIPE hosts the FCP and is behind some of the scientific innovations we disseminate. Learn more about ICIPE here.

  • KARI

    KARI

    This is the premier national institution bringing together research programmes in food crops, horticultural and industrial crops, livestock and range management, land and water management, and socio-economics. In KARI, the FCP has found an invaluable partner. KARI hosts one of our information hubs in Machakos and as a research institution, it is also a source of some of our technologies we disseminate. For more on KARI you can visit their website : www.kari.org

  • Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC)is the state run media organization of Kenya. KBC radio broadcasts in both English and Swahili as well as in most local languages of Kenya. It aims to inform, educate and entertain the public through radio and television services and thereby propagate all that consolidates national unity, peace, love and development. To this effect, it has a broader listener-ship and it’s on this basis that we collaborate with KBC radio and host a programme on Ecological Organic Agriculture practices under the auspices of TOF Radio.

  • SSNC

    SSNC

    The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) is a charitable environmental organization that endeavors to; spread knowledge, map environmental threats, create solutions, and influence politicians and public authorities, at both national and international levels. It is also behind one of the world’s most challenging ecolabellings, “Bra Miljöval” (Good Environmental Choice). Climate, the oceans, forests, environmental toxins, and agriculture are its main thematic areas of involvement. It is due to our promotion of sustainable farming methods that it is one of our major donors.