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Audio postcard: Radio program helped farmers access vines to grow nutritious orange-fleshed sweet potato

Jul 17, 2014

Victoria Dansoa Abankwa, an agricultural extension officer and host of the orange-fleshed sweet potato program at Central Radio in Cape Coast, Ghana.  In 2013, Farm…

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Farmers in Burkina Faso eager to learn about orange-fleshed sweet potato

Jul 15, 2014

Emeline Bembélé and her daughter in Orodara, Burkina Faso, where Farm Radio International’s latest campaign on the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes was launched. Emeline is eager to learn…

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You’ve met the FarmQuest candidates. Now see them in action!

Jul 11, 2014

Last year, we excitedly announced the launch of FarmQuest, an innovative new reality radio program in Mali designed to encourage youth to consider farming as…

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Radio plants a seed for an agribusiness in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2014

Dickson Mhoro looks out over the two acres of farmland where he is producing orange-fleshed sweet potato vines for sale with his friend and business…

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Notes from the field: Reflections on International Development Week

Feb 7, 2014

Just a little over eight months ago, I got on an airplane for the first time holding my very first passport, headed off on the…

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Angelina Peter Mlingwa

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Jan 9, 2014

Angelina Peter Mlingwa is 26 years old and has two children. She knows orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) are nutritious and have lots of vitamins for…

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Reaching young people with old technology: Meet the FarmQuest candidates!

Aug 9, 2013

*Above: Mamadou Diarra, contestant on FarmQuest, is interviewed by Fatogoma Sanogo of Radio Fanaka. Diakaridia Fomba raises chickens in the idyllic village of Dien, in…

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Growing the potential of cassava in Tanzania

Apr 9, 2013

These women have come together to learn about value chains. As cassava growers, learning about harvest times, proper processing and storage can make a huge…

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From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers…

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