Search Results: cooking shows

Audio postcard: Research on sweet potato selection shows that nutrition is often an afterthought

July 3, 2014

Hi I’m Janelle from Farm Radio Ghana. Here’s my interview with Frank Quiquché Aka, Senior Researcher at the crop science department of the University of Cape Coast. This is Frank explaining his colleague Esther Jan’s poster. My name is Frank Quiquché Aka. Normally farmers consider certain factors in their choice of a sweet potato, especially…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

February 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm radio shows a perfect platform to provide families with information about nutrition. Families can increase the amount of key nutrients in their diet by planting protein-rich varieties of traditional crops…

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Audio postcard: Using cooking shows to talk about nutrition

April 6, 2015

It is estimated that 250 million children under the age of five do not receive enough vitamin A. In Ghana, 72 per cent of children under five are found to be deficient. Deficiency in vitamin A can lead to blindness, lower immunity and other developmental challenges.* Farm Radio International, with the support of the Bill…

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Learning to cook quality protein maize

April 25, 2018

Listen to part of a cooking show, which aired on four radio stations in three languages in Ethiopia. Across Africa, many families rely on maize as food for their family and livestock. In Ethiopia, it is one of the most popular cereal crops. Maize — like corn — can be ground into flour to make…

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Orange is the new white: Cooking with OFSP in Ghana

May 6, 2016

Video and photo by Jesse Winter Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is rich in beta-carotene, which the body turns into vitamin A. Its leaves also contain other valuable vitamins. Many families in Ghana and other African countries eat sweet potatoes, but white or yellow ones. While OFSP is more nutritious than other varieties, many farming families are…

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Radio Innovations

Radio Innovations

August 15, 2018

Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better We pioneer innovative digital solutions and develop engaging new radio approaches to make the world’s most popular communication tool more entertaining, effective and interactive than ever before. Innovative digital solutions Far from being eclipsed by newer technologies,…

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Our work in Ethiopia

September 18, 2018

  Our work in Ethiopia Our work in Ethiopia Ethiopia is home to some of our most popular radio programs. Given the country’s large population (the second largest in Africa) and strong public service broadcasting system, the programs we have supported there have reached tens of millions of people. Our projects in Ethiopia have focused…

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8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

February 25, 2016

How radio is seeding change for small-scale farmers Radio can share vital information on agricultural techniques, nutrition, health care, local politics, weather and more. Radio also provides valuable entertainment to its listeners, with music, radio dramas and debates. Here are a few ways we are using radio to seed change for the millions of farmers…

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Radio Program Approaches

Radio Program Approaches

May 23, 2018

  Radio program approaches Radio program approaches We have developed a range of approaches to radio programs that get results at scale. They are used in our radio projects to raise awareness, increase knowledge and drive the adoption of behaviours that help millions of people enjoy better livelihoods, nutrition and overall wellbeing each year. Participatory…

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Women growing, cooking, and selling orange-fleshed sweet potato

March 8, 2016

Video by Jesse Winter Women farmers face many challenges. Often, they grow different crops or use different techniques than male farmers. This means they need to hear different advice on farm radio programs. Our project promoting orange-fleshed sweet potato in Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana and Burkina Faso is just one project meeting the information needs of…

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