Kirk Mason: How–To Videos

unknownIn Malawi, better education for farmers could help them to grow more crops, earn more money, and improve their quality of life.

Government Extension Officers visit villages to educate farmers, but there are too few extension workers to meet the educational needs of a large rural community.

Can replacing extension workers with how-to videos solve this problem? Kirk Mason recently obtained his undergraduate degree from the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. He received student internship funding from the Global Center for Food Systems Innovations at MSU to visit Malawi and produce participatory videos along with a team of researchers from the department.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

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