project is based at the Kenya Meteorological Department and is part of
the global RANET project. It is a rural communications project that seeks
to transmit vital weather and climate information to rural communities
using Internet and Radio. To achieve this goal, we are working with many
partners such as government departments, NGOs and CBOs operating in the local
communities, addressing challenges that affect them such as a food
security and poverty reduction.
the African Center for the Meteorological Applications for Development
(ACMAD) and University of Oklahoma in 1999, RANET project is
operational in Africa at different levels of involvement in different
countries and pilot activities in Asia and the Pacific.
two components namely, Community FM radio stations and Satellite download
centres/ information centres.
continually been establishing the RANET-Kenya Project since December 2001. We
have 4 community FM radio stations
so far on air and have established more than 22 RANET Information centers