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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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Voices from the field: Doris Asantewaa, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2016

Farming and harvesting crops are not the only things farmers in Brong-Ahafo Region struggle with. For farmers like Doris Asantewaa , storing maize can be…

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Community listening groups: strength in unity

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2016

In the community of Garizegu in northern Ghana, a group of farmers gathers every Saturday to listen to the radio — in the dark. Night comes…

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Voices from the field: Bonder Conda, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 27, 2016

Bonder Conda was sceptical when he first heard a radio program on Atobo FM mention that using improved seeds would result in higher yields on…

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Voices from the field: Maame Ablore, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 26, 2016

Despite having been farming for a “lifetime,” Maame Ablore is not against trying new things. When she heard the voice of another female farmer on…

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Voices from the field: Kofi Asamoah, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 25, 2016

Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest differences. For Kofi Asamoah, that change was as simple as digging a small hole to place his…

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Voices from the field: Kano Sikple, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 24, 2016

Every Monday evening Kano Sikple turns on her radio set, certain in the knowledge that she is about to learn something useful. “I know that every…

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Voices from the field: Ishmael Kontor, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 23, 2016

Farmer Ishmael Kontor of Ghana demonstrates the row-planting method he learned about over the radio. When Ishmael Kontor, 68, retired back to his village of Techiman…

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Voices from the field: Ruth Yeaboah, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 22, 2016

“The bigger the land the higher the yield,” was what Ruth Yeaboah believed — at least until she started listening to the Agrotech program on Astor…

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