Some specific examples and true stories about community members who took practical steps to improve the health and wellness of their communities.
1. "A community fights malnutrition with local leafy vegetables” is written by Gabriel Adukpo, communicator in the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Koforidua, Ghana.
A local extension worker helps villagers to reclaim the health and agricultural benefits of indigenous green leafy vegetables, commonly stigmatized as “poor people’s food.”
2. “AIDS support group gives positive people a new lease on life!” is written by Filius Chalo Jere, Breeze FM in Chipata, Zambia.
A local Zambian organization helps HIV-positive people improve their nutrition by growing the ingredients for their own nutritional supplements.
In collaboration with Farm Radio International, the FAO Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division and the Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension