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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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Audio postcard: Interactive radio growing “the pride of Singida”

By Farm Radio International | Dec 21, 2015

Over 50 people are crammed into Mnung’una village’s small executive office. The back of the tin roof is ripped and banging loudly in the wind.…

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A visit to The Hangar: FRI’s innovation lab

By Farm Radio International | Dec 15, 2015

A telecommunications revolution is quietly unfolding in a back garden in Arusha, Tanzania. It’s happening in “The Hangar” — a geek hangout if ever there…

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Building a successful community radio station

By Farm Radio International | Dec 1, 2015

What do you do if you are a community radio station in rural Uganda and you are too successful? The answer is in the first…

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How changing rainfall is affecting farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Dec 1, 2015

The rains in the Upper East Region of Ghana normally start in May. This year they didn’t come until July. Farmers near the community of…

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Audio postcard: Radio helps bean farmers get more from their crops

By Farm Radio International | Nov 26, 2015

Extension officer Comfort Mlegwa (left) and farmer Augustino Hoza (centre) demonstrate a bean harvesting method in which beans are beaten out of their shells with…

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Supporting healthy eating on World Chef’s Day

By Farm Radio International | Nov 11, 2015

Globally, Oct. 20 is marked as World Chef’s Day. This year’s theme was “Healthy Kids — Healthy Future.” Farm Radio International took part in the…

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Thank you farmers!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2015

We received many wonderful messages of thanks in the past few weeks, as part of our Thank a Farmer campaign. Listen to those messages of…

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