Shamba Shape Up is Kenya’s first make-over television programme guiding small scale farmers on topics such as improved pest management, irrigation, cattle rearing, poultry keeping, financial education, crop management techniques, in an engaging yet informative way.
The Shamba Shape Up team visit a different farm each week in a different area of the country. The team involve the film crew and a number of experts from partner organisations who specialize in the topics to be covered in the episode.
Shamba Shape Up’s first series was broadcast on Citizen Television in 2012. Series two and three are being aired during 2013. Citizen Television has the highest audience reach of all the local Kenyan television channels and the highest share of viewing in both urban and rural areas of the country. It is also being shown in Uganda and Tanzania.