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2014 GACA winners: three passionate broadcasters

By Farm Radio International | Dec 18, 2014

Passionate, hardworking broadcasters are an essential part of our work, helping us reach millions of farmers with timely, relevant agricultural information. This year, three outstanding…

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What is the state of farmer radio programming in Africa?

By Farm Radio International | Dec 12, 2014

Ideally, international development efforts are driven by the needs and circumstances of the people they intend to serve. But when international development organizations develop expertise…

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Audio postcard: The important role of community radio in Malawi

By Farm Radio International | Dec 12, 2014

This photo shows a rural farmer, Agnes Chitseko sitting beside a radio. Every week on a Wednesday and Friday afternoon she tunes into 109.5 FM…

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New cassava variety provides new business opportunity

By Farm Radio International | Dec 5, 2014

Moita Mwidadi (left) talks to FRI staff Vijay Cuddeford, managing editor, and Tereval Nasary, project officer. Moita Mwidadi is a cassava farmer from Vunde Manyinyi…

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Audio postcard: From maize to petrol

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2014

Gerald Bigirwa recently achieved a lifelong dream: he bought his first car. The white Toyota is parked on the streets of Imara Village, in Uganda’s…

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Audio postcard: Addressing Ebola myths by interviewing a survivor

By Farm Radio International | Nov 25, 2014

Jefferson Massah, right, interviews Ebola survivor Fredrick Momo in Totota, Liberia. In Liberia, misconceptions abound surrounding Ebola, as strange cloaked and masked healthcare workers invade…

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This farmer’s life changed because of OFSP … and radio

By Farm Radio International | Nov 14, 2014

Angelina Peter Mlingwa is 26 years old and has two children. She knows orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) are nutritious and have lots of vitamins for…

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Audio postcard: Solar-powered radio in Solenzo

By Farm Radio International | Nov 7, 2014

Hello, This is Emma Bider, intern with Farm Radio International, once again speaking to you from Burkina Faso. I’ve been fortunate enough to do a…

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Why radio is important to farmers — and FRI staff

By Farm Radio International | Oct 31, 2014

Japhet Emmanuel grew up on a farm in Tanzania, with a love of radio passed down from his father. This makes him the perfect fit…

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Africa Rocks! bonspiel a huge success

By Farm Radio International | Oct 29, 2014

Sixty supporters joined us Oct. 25 for the annual Africa Rocks! bonspiel at the Rideau Curling Club. The day-long event included three curling games for…

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