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Seydou Camara: 2019 George Atkins Communications Award Winner

Feb 12, 2020

Seydou Camara, of Radio Wassoulou in Mali, is one of the winners of the 2019 George Atkins Communications Award.

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Matilda Amoah: 2019 George Atkins Communications Award Winner

Feb 11, 2020

Matilda Amoah, of Todays FM in Ghana is one of the 2019 George Atkins Communications Award Winners for excellence in farm radio broadcasting.

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Ide Carine Tchounga: 2019 George Atkins Communications Award winner

Feb 10, 2020

Ide Carine Tchounga, of Radio Medumba in Cameroon, is one of the winners of the 2019 George Atkins Communications Award.

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A veteran farmer spreads knowledge over the airwaves

Veteran farmer uses radio to educate peers

Nov 6, 2019

Lemma Belachew was the first farmer in Delila kebele to start producing malt barley — at least, that’s what he told us when we met…

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Model farmer holds radio

Down to business: Model farmer learns new techniques thanks to radio

Aug 28, 2019

Dagnie Teshomie has been growing malt barley for several years. Still there’s always room for improvement. Thanks to a radio program he enhanced his planning and record keeping.

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Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Apr 30, 2019

Farm Radio International’s story begins on a bumpy road in rural Zambia in 1975, where our founder, George Atkins, found himself in conversation with a number of African farm broadcasters.

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Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

Feb 6, 2019

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. As she has no ox…

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Guinea Fowl Evaluation Team

A microphone and a guinea fowl: a young Canadian shares voices of Ghanaian farmers

Jan 10, 2019

In a community in rural Ghana, Maxine Betteridge-Moes sits down with several farmers. Through a translator, she asks questions about the impact of a local…

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Harbe-Tafesse

Maize farmers grow special plants to manage Fall armyworm

Nov 28, 2018

On a cloudy morning, Harbe Tafesse walks through a narrow passageway on one side of her house that leads to the 625-square-metre piece of land…

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Mathewos Feleke

Mathewos Feleke: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award runner-up

Nov 1, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, and farmer, Mr.…

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