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In Ghana, the farmer’s friend is always on call

By Farm Radio International | Sep 6, 2018

In Ghana’s Northern Region, farmers who tune into Radio Savannah 91.3 FM on Sunday evenings recognize the familiar voice of a man who is a…

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Paul Vincent

Broadcaster Paul Vincent brings unique voice to farming programs

By Farm Radio International | Aug 1, 2018

On Saturday afternoons, residents of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands can tune into 104.3 Kings FM and hear the lively program, Kilimosound. Kilimo means agriculture in Swahili.…

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Martin Mhina

Broadcaster Martin Mhina on the challenges of preparing and hosting a quality farmer program

By Farm Radio International | Jan 23, 2018

Martin Mhina interviews a maize farmer in Tanga Region, Tanzania, for the farmer program, Shamba darasa, on Voice of Africa. Martin Mhina pushes open the…

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Voices from the field: Bob Kuribil is learning from the radio, and sharing what he hears

By Farm Radio International | Jan 9, 2018

Bob Kuribil is the most recent in a long line of guinea fowl rearers. He grew up in the Upper East Region of Ghana raising…

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Voices from the field: The struggle of women rearing guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Jan 2, 2018

Theodora Kubaje has lived in the Upper East Region of Ghana for most of her life. She’s been a dynamic voice in her village for…

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Broadcaster profile: Mariam and Mohamed at Abood FM

Broadcaster profile: Mariam and Mohamed at Abood FM

By Farm Radio International | Dec 13, 2017

Broadcaster Mariam Maruzuku in the studio at Abood FM, in Morogoro. It is a long drive from Morogoro to Lungo village, first over a tarmac…

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Sharing innovation on the radio, and throughout the community

By Farm Radio International | Nov 22, 2017

In Awash Bune kebele, in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region, women don’t plough the fields. They hire labourers or leave the ploughing for their husbands. This is…

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Meet Hadiza Abdoulkarim, female broadcaster with a voice recognized by farmers across Tillabery Region in Niger

By Farm Radio International | Nov 4, 2017

Hadiza Abdoulkarim shrieked, dropped her bag, and raced back to the radio station. She had been shopping with a friend when her boss called to…

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Filius Jere

Meet Filius Chalo Jere, serving farmers with farm radio programs and Farm Radio resources for nearly 50 years

By Farm Radio International | Oct 30, 2017

In the course of almost fifty years as a radio broadcaster, Filius Chalo Jere has become “a father figure” to many of his younger colleagues.…

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Jorpe Nanecha feeds her children thanks to the power of radio

A farmer never stops learning

By Farm Radio International | Sep 26, 2017

When it’s time to tune in to Atota on Oromia radio, Jorpe Nanecha carefully unlocks the cabinet below where she proudly displays her plates and…

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