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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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Her Voice on Air: Speaking up and fighting drought in Ethiopia

By Farm Radio International | May 26, 2016

FRI’s Karen Hampson (right) interviews Hiwot Tirfneh (centre) and other members of the Mearenet women’s radio listening group in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.  Nine women surround Hiwot,…

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