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📅  March 26, 2024
The popular TV show that's changing farming in Kenya

It's lively, fun and intensely practical: For more than a decade, the pioneering TV series Shamba Shape Up has …

📅  Dec. 2, 2023
Pimp My Farm

A reality TV show in Kenya not only changes the crops of participating farmers, but also the lives of …

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📅  April 5, 2023
Edutainment Model Shakes Up—and “Shapes Up”—International Development Communications

As part of the WomenConnect Challenge (WCC) grant we were able to further integrate gender, financial, and digital inclusion …

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📅  Feb. 15, 2023
The Mediae Company -2023 Q1 Newsletter

As we begin a new year, we remain firmly committed to our mission of creating, designing and producing media …

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📅  Feb. 15, 2023
The Mediae Company - 2022 Quarterly Newsletter (Third)

This has been a very exciting quarter for us as we continue to expand into new territories with our …

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📅  Jan. 24, 2023
Zambia's first farming reality TV show launched by national broadcaster

The combined impacts of climate change, rising populations, scarce resources, and growing demand for food are undermining economic development …

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📅  July 19, 2022
Mediae Company Ltd Shamba Shape Up: the farm make-over show

Millions of farmers in low-resource settings could benefit from information about farming techniques that will help them improve yields, …

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📅  May 5, 2022
The Mediae Company - Quarterly Newsletter (Second)

An overview of what we’ve got planned for the second quarter of 2022

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📅  Feb. 1, 2022
The Mediae Company - Quarterly Newsletter (First)

An overview of what we’ve got planned for the first quarter of 2022

📅  Nov. 5, 2021
Mediae takes season two of Mpeke Town into Uganda on Bukedde TV in English and Luganda – Changing farmers’ lives through edutainment

Edutainment pioneer Mediae has created several reality formats to address issues experienced by farmers in a number of East …

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📅  June 8, 2021
Watch: Communication is key in creating equitable food systems

Who’s missing at dinner: Bringing farmers into the conversation on food systems through inclusive communication platforms, was set up …

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📅  June 5, 2021
PlantVillage team lauded for projects to protect food supply amid COVID, locusts

Praise for the PlantVillage App which has been launched to help farmers diagnose crop dieases andmonitor pests

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📅  April 1, 2021
Meet our farmers

80% of the population in lower-income countries rely on food grown by smallholder farmers. In Kenya, agriculture is the …

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📅  Dec. 16, 2020
Kalasha lifetime achievement award

David Campbell lifetime achievement award at Kalasha award 2020

📅  July 21, 2020
Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

Join us for the fourth episode of our Join us for the fourth episode of our #digital discussion series …

📅  April 3, 2020
Reality tv show puts Kenyan farmers in focus

Patricia Gichinga leads production on 'Shamba Shape-Up', an agricultural reality makeover on smallholder farms in Kenya and Tanzania. The …

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📅  Dec. 26, 2019
In Kenya, the gardener gets an answer from Whatsapp, which now also collects information about rainfall

The new game aims to help farmers adapt to the increasingly irregular rainfall in Kenya

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📅  Nov. 28, 2019
Guess the rain: Kenya gamifies climate change to help farmers

Kenya is gamifying climate change - challenging farmers to guess the rain in a bid to reach a remote …

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📅  Feb. 14, 2018
Kenya Reality Show Encourages Young People to Become Farmers

In Kenya, many young people from rural areas are migrating to cities in search of new opportunities. Many of …

📅  Feb. 13, 2018
Africa reality show draws youth to farming

Former reality show contestant Leah Wangari shows cabbages at an agricultural training farm in Limuru, near the capital Nairobi, …

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📅  Feb. 12, 2018
Correction: Kenya-Reality Show-Farming story

An unusual new reality TV show, backed by the U.S. government, trains contestants from Kenya and Tanzania and gives …

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📅  Sept. 8, 2017
BBC World News: Africa's Population Explosion

TV documentary on 26th Aug 2017, includes ICRISAT's research on smart food in Kenya.

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📅  June 26, 2017
World Women Banking

How a Popular TV Show Shifted Social Norms Around Women’s Banking Habits in Kenya.

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📅  May 1, 2017
The East AfricanMagazine TV show to promote farming as ‘cool’ for youth

Four young farmers, two each from Kenya and Tanzania, are part of the first agriculture reality TV show, Don't …

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📅  Jan. 28, 2017
Makutano Junction: A Village Soap Opera for Kenyan TV

Makutano Junction is an ‘edutainment’ soap opera made for local TV stations in Kenya and other East African countries. …

Kalasha awards giving
📅  Dec. 20, 2014
Kalasha Award giving

Award giving

📅  May 15, 2014
Mediae makes farming tips irresistible for Kenyan farmers

TV company makes reality show called Shamba Shape Up along the lines of The Archers for an east African …