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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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Martin Mwape

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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Radio provides a helping hand in the tricky work of raising guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Apr 11, 2017

Elizabeth Webonga, 38, has been raising guinea fowl in Manyoro, in Ghana’s Upper East Region, for 20 years. In the past, she would typically only…

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Radio key to success for these farming brothers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Mar 8, 2017

Ayesiya Akangki and Ayiba Adaaja, farmers and brothers, work tirelessly on their rice field in the Upper East Region of Ghana, near the Burkina Faso…

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What it takes to be an award-winning guinea fowl farmer

By Farm Radio International | Mar 1, 2017

The rural community of Kasenamun, in Ghana’s Upper East Region, is quiet other than the light wind and rhythmic chirping of guinea fowl in the…

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Video: Radio for farmer value chain development in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2017

Video by Anaïs Voski Across Africa, small-scale farmers produce as much as 80 percent of their countries’ food supplies, but they are often the most…

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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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