Sharing Knowledge, Giving Voice



This rice farmer’s yield set to multiply tenfold thanks to radio

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2017

With files courtesy of Mark Kudafa   Elvis Asare takes a radio broadcaster through his farm. He gestures to his recently harvested rice field, golden…

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This farmer may be blind, but that won’t stop him from seeing success

By Farm Radio International | Nov 3, 2016

Ekow Yamoah is also known as “Ekow Vulcaniser” — a name he gets from his work fixing tires at his shop in Anamabo in the Central…

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Radio: A source of information and motivation for this determined farmer

By Farm Radio International | Sep 30, 2016

Interview and photos by Jesse Winter Theodora Kubaje has raised guinea fowl her entire life. “My father was a farmer and my mother. So, as…

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Balancing broadcasting work and childcare

By Farm Radio International | Sep 14, 2016

Madame Florence Acquaye of URA Radio interviews a farmer while carrying her son on her back. Madame Florence hustles — it seems the only way to describe…

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Community listening groups: strength in unity

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2016

In the community of Garizegu in northern Ghana, a group of farmers gathers every Saturday to listen to the radio — in the dark. Night comes…

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Audio postcard: Reaching farmers in local languages

By Farm Radio International | Jun 24, 2016

Program quality monitors make calls to farmers, speaking five of the languages of northern Ghana.   The Farm Radio International office in Tamale, Northern Ghana, booms…

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Audio postcard: Successful OFSP farmer meets Kofi Annan

By Farm Radio International | May 31, 2016

Zakaria Dauda stands with his orange-fleshed sweet potato vines, waiting to sell them to farmers who hear his location on the radio. His OFSP farm…

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Her Voice on Air

Sharing her voice on air

By Farm Radio International | Mar 4, 2016

Mebrihit Tsegaye, a farmer from the Tigray Region of Ethiopia, where she lives with her husband and three children. She is a member of the…

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Audio postcard: How radio is supporting farmers in response to the drought in Ethiopia

By Farm Radio International | Feb 18, 2016

Tune in to learn more about how we are helping radio broadcasters support farmers in Ethiopia, as they cope with severe drought conditions. Fifteen men…

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Audio postcard: Helping farmers improve their sorghum harvest with radio

By Farm Radio International | Dec 21, 2015

In the hot, dry villages in the Shinyanga District of northern Tanzania, growing certain crops can be difficult. From concerns about drought, to birds and…

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