In conformity with its mission to alleviate poverty and improve the welfare of resource limited small-holder farmers in Kenya and Africa, The Farmer Communication Programme (FCP) supports 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. The Biovision Farmer Communication Programme also provides opportunities for students enrolled in relevant graduate programmes to undertake internships at our office in Nairobi with the main aimes of;Read More »
Through courtesy of Infonet-Biovision and hosting by Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), a stakeholder consultation and content development workshop on Enhancing Tree-planting is being held at the KEFRI headquarters Muguga, Nairobi, from the 20th – 24th of February2012. The workshop is supported by tree specialists and researchers from KEFRI, KARI, ICRAF and facilitated by Dr. Anders Pedersen, an Infonet-Biovision forestry consultant.
The workshop brings together Community Information Workers (CIWs) under Biovision FCP and various key forestry stakeholders. The main objective of the workshop is to critically examine the current tree needs for different agroecological zones in the country and by so doing update the content on the Environmental Health section of the Infonet Biovision platform and for wider dissemination. For more information about the workshop, see the programme here.Read More »