Krishi Radio 105 MHz, established in August, 2009 is the first agricultural radio in Nepal. Krishi Radio primarily focuses on technology adoption and marketing in the Dhading district of Nepal.
Agriculture & Family Farming
Krishi Radio 105 MHz: First and Only Agricultural Radio of Nepal
Community radio run by farmers' federation in India
Vayalaga Vanoli is a community radio run by a federation of 4'500 farmersin Madurai District fo India. The radio staff collect ideas, suggestions and requests directly from farmers in the field and broadcast daily programmes on agriculture, animal husbandry, health, women and education.
Building farmers' capacity through participatory video production
Digital Green is an Indian organization that promotes participatory video production to build farmers' capacity on sustainable agriculture and allied livelihood interventions. The use of information and communication technology is combined with social organization to broaden community participation and improve cost-effectiveness of existing agricultural extension services.
Conservation agriculture in China and Democratic People's Republic of Korea
FAO pilot projects on Conservation Agriculture (CA) in China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea applied CA principles - minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations - in eastern Asian diversified cropping systems for both upland crops and lowland rice areas. This proved the validity of CA under different agro-ecological conditions as a way to combine profitable agricultural production with environmental concerns.
Community radio and rural communication services in Bangladesh
The FAO project “Enhancing Rural Communication Services for Agricultural Development through Community Rural Radio” encouraged the participation of agricultural stakeholders in Bangladesh at the national, upazila and village level and spearheaded the establishment of Krishi Radio, the first community rural radio of the country.