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Benjamin Boureima Nama: 2018 George Atkins Award runner up

Oct 28, 2018

Benjamin Boureima Nama was first introduced to Farm Radio International’s resources for broadcasters in 1999 when he was an intern at Radio Evangile Développement in…

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Lilian Madelemo: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award winner, Uhuru FM, Tanzania

Oct 25, 2018

Lilian Madelemo has been a radio broadcaster since 2011, presenting news and entertainment programming at Uhuru FM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Last year, she…

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Earl Samuels: George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Fiila FM, Ghana

Oct 20, 2018

It was a desire to empower his people and provide access to information in hard times that inspired Earl Samuels to pursue a career in…

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Muribu Ali, George Atkins Award Winner

Mubiru Ali: George Atkins Communications Award winner, Radio Simba, Uganda

Oct 19, 2018

In April 2016, Ugandan farmers called into their favourite program on Radio Simba to complain of an unknown pest that was destroying their maize crops.…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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