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Sharing innovation on the radio, and throughout the community

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

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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Filius Jere

Meet Filius Chalo Jere, serving farmers with farm radio programs and Farm Radio resources for nearly 50 years

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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Jorpe Nanecha feeds her children thanks to the power of radio

A farmer never stops learning

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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Woman farmer with radio

Voices from the field: Demitu Desasa, Ethiopia

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

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

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

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

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

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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