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RADIO CLUBS ASSIST IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
By Jecina Chikwelete
Plan International Malawi has touted radio listening clubs under its wing in Lilongwe district for helping build resilient communities against Climate Change.
According to Communication Officer for the Kakungu Climate Change Project Chawanangwa Nyirenda, about fifty thousand households are projected to benefit from radio programs.
Nyirenda said, "the project is targeting ten communities using various media platforms including Timveni radio."
He has since described the listenership as being impressive.
Speaking with Timveni, one of the radio listening clubs members from Mwanjema club in Traditional Authority Njerwa in Lilongwe Lutiya Mwale said the program has raised awareness among communities.
In her remarks, the Agricultural Extension Development Coordinator for Mpingu EPA Doris Msika said the area receives inadequate rainfall and it is very crucial for farmers to practice conservation agriculture.