Nguzobe Ndi-Oji-Obere (Smallholders Foundation)
Nguzobe Ndi-Oji-Obere (Smallholders Foundation) promotes sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation through educational radio programmes. Smallholder Farmers Rural Radio broadcasts daily programs on agricultural management, environmental conservation, and market access, which reach over 250,000 smallholder farmers. Broadcasts are done in the local Igbo language, and reach listeners in three local government catchments in Imo State, Nigeria.
Information shared on broadcasts help farmers improve their farming practices and broaden their access to markets, thereby increasing their incomes. The Foundation also broadcasts information on environmentally responsible farming techniques as well as on household hygiene, sanitation, and nutrition.
Equator Prize Winner: 2010
Location: Imo State, Nigeria
Beneficiaries: Programmes reach 250,000 small farmers
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Equator Prize 2010
Ecoagriculture and Food Security
Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change
Umugakwo - Umuoba Road, Off MCC - Uratta Road
P.O. Box 3508, Owerri
Tel: +23 480 6029 2346
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