Malawi’s farmers turn to radio for support in challenging times

Last March, while Gwen was in Malawi, she had an opportunity to touch base with some of the people running Farm Radio Trust, in the capital Lilongwe. Farm radio uses radio and other information and communications technologies to reach out to farmers with some of the latest thinking on sustainable farming practices and climate change information, and to listen to farmers’ concerns and goals. This conversation took place in the lead-up to Malawi’s national elections, and the conversation ranged from politics to landgrabbing and environmental concerns.

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