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Voices from the field: Kusi Adams, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 19, 2016

To the unknowing eye, what Kusi Adams does in order to choose what land to plant on might look strange. He peers carefully at the…

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How this farmer quadrupled her yield

By Farm Radio International | Aug 18, 2016

Azara Zackaria grows soya beans on her farm in Ghana’s Northern Region. She recently more than quadrupled her yield. How? She says that radio was one of…

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Voices from the field: Yakubu Boadu, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 18, 2016

In 1993, Yakubu Boadu was named Techiman District’s best farmer, but that doesn’t mean the 57-year-old doesn’t have something to learn. Yakubu had been listening…

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Radio key to success for this first-time guinea fowl farmer

By Farm Radio International | Aug 3, 2016

When Sewura Ebenezer Ayibabu, 35, was given 15 guinea fowl eggs by a friend one day, he wasn’t quite sure what to do with them. He…

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Radio means life for this seasoned farmer

By Farm Radio International | Jul 21, 2016

Radio is reviving forgotten farming techniques like composting — and teaching an older farmer some new tricks. Nabugu Havenu is 92 years old. A seasoned farmer…

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Radio is helping guinea fowl farmers to thrive

By Farm Radio International | Jul 12, 2016

Despite raising guinea fowl since 2008, Apialore Alagiwugah used to have trouble keeping the babies, called keets, alive into adulthood. Often the cold would kill the…

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Seeing is believing for farmers adopting new practices

By Farm Radio International | Jul 7, 2016

When Issah Naabunu, 45, heard about composting on the radio, he didn’t immediately make the switch. With everything depending on the productivity of the ground beneath…

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Radio can rain information when drought strikes

By Farm Radio International | Jul 5, 2016

Imagine you’re a farmer and the rainy season that you depend on doesn’t come. This happens again — and again. After three failed rainy seasons you…

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For this farmer, radio is key to learning new things

By Farm Radio International | Jun 30, 2016

Rebecca Adakule Adokoma may be 60 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from learning new things — especially with radio by her side. A regular listener…

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Voices from the field: Farming in times of drought

By Farm Radio International | Jun 8, 2016

Farmers living in the Tigray Region of northern Ethiopia are no strangers to challenging weather. They have a long history of working their farms using…

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