Popular East Africa TV company and GALVmed to promote Newcastle Disease vaccinations to farmers through TV, social media and texts

By: Katharine MacMahon, Media Manager at Shamba Shape Up GALVmed has recently partnered again with Shamba Shape Up, the hit reality TV show that discusses the problems facing the farmers of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The show, which is watched by over ten million viewers across East Africa weekly, is based around the rapidly growing rural audience, and aims […]

How one farmer improved his life and farm with texting

By: Dr Samuel Adediran, Assistant Director of Market Development and Access at GALVmed and Su Kahumbu, Founder of iCow GALVmed partnered with iCow , the texting platform that shares agricultural information with Kenyan farmers, to provide information on vaccines. The Smart Farm Tips platform allows farmers to search for agriculture-related information 24/7 for only 3 Kenyan Shillings (ksh) […]

GALVmed-iCow partnership uses texts to provide farmers with agricultural information

By: Dr Samuel Adediran, Assistant Director of Market Development and Access at GALVmed and Su Kahumbu, Founder of iCow iCow, is a mobile phone platform that shares agricultural information with farmers in Kenya. It currently has a database of 136,000 farmers, of which more than 65,000 are subscribers (as of January 2015). In December 2012, GALVmed partnered with […]

The CTTBD ECF vaccine: Responding to poor livestock keepers’ needs

Written by: Dr Victor Mbao, Programme Manager, Large Ruminants, GALVmed The Centre for Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases (CTTBD) is currently producing the ‘one shot for life’ Muguga trivalent (cocktail) East Coast Fever vaccine. With substantial technical and business support from GALVmed, CTTBD now houses state of the art production and research equipment and re-trained personnel. But CTTBD is […]

GALVmed Newsletter, July 2011

Please click here to view the latest newsletter from GALVmed for July 2011.