In February, the Lorna Young Foundation, CARE International, Ura Radio presenters from Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the BRAVE team travelled to Jawani in East Mamprusi district and Tariganga in Garu Tempane to meet with the local Village Savings and Loans associations (VSLs) groups and to record the first programmes from the farmer field listening groups. They were joined there by project partners from Burkina Faso, Radio la Voix du Singue, Reseau MARP and the women leaders of the UGF.
The listening groups will help to develop radio outreach information for communities from drought-affected areas on four key issues:
- Improve Sustainable Land Management
- Improve Water Harvesting and conservation of resources
- Improve health and nutrition
- Improve yields and crop production