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Sharing her voice on air

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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Drought in Ethiopia

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

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

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”

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

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 community radio

Building a successful community radio station

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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Lawrence Hiya

Audio postcard: How changing rainfall is affecting farmers in Ghana

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

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

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!

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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