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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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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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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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Voices from the field: Demitu Desasa, Ethiopia

By Farm Radio International | Sep 13, 2017

Demitu Desasa has a wide smile as she shares her story outside her circular home in Leman Ayetu kebele, in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.…

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Voices from the field: Farmer stories from northern Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Sep 7, 2017

Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy in Ghana, with more than half of the labour force in the country earning income from agriculture. Despite…

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Broadcaster profile: Martin Mwape

By Farm Radio International | Jul 10, 2017

If you’ve been following our work closely for the past few years, you may already be familiar with the story of Masiye Mwale, whose life was…

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The power of information: How FRI resources inspired a broadcaster in Ghana to take up farming

By Farm Radio International | May 25, 2017

Haruna Rashida truly understands the benefit of good farm radio resources. Host of Pukparba Saha (Farmers’ Time) on Ghana’s Northstar Radio, Haruna recently attended a…

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