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International Youth Day event sheds light and hope on the state of youth mental health in Malawi

Aug 25, 2014

Pilirani, a member of Cayo Youth Club, listens as Thembi Thadzi from Farm Radio Trust talks about mental health issues facing youth in Malawi. August…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Diakaridja Fomba

Aug 22, 2014

This week, we’re pleased to introduce you to the final candidate in the FarmQuest reality radio program in Mali: Diakaridja Fomba. Much like his fellow…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Fanto Samake

Aug 15, 2014

Fanto Samake has been around cattle since childhood and, as a candidate in the FarmQuest reality radio program, wanted to raise dairy cows. Unfortunately for Fanto,…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Salimata Traore

Aug 8, 2014

Salimata Traore was a timid young woman when she was selected to be a candidate in the FarmQuest project. While shyness is not an ideal…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Kafune Mariko

Aug 1, 2014

This video introduces you to Kafune Mariko, the youngest contestant in the FarmQuest reality radio series. Kafune’s parents were farmers, and she learned from an…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Mamadou Diarra

Jul 25, 2014

Like many other youth from rural areas in Africa, Mamadou Diarra left his village of Ballan, Mali, to make money in the city. However, the…

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Learning how to beep to vote in Burkina Faso

Jul 24, 2014

I’m Emma Bider, an intern with Farm Radio International in Burkina Faso. The month of June marked the beginning of a new Participatory Radio Campaign here…

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Audio postcard: Ghanaian farmers capitalized on ICT to connect with markets

Jul 23, 2014

A radio producer from Obuoba FM interviews the chairperson of a farmer organization in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. Hello my name is Nathaniel Ofori, the information and…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Awa Doumbia

Jul 18, 2014

This video introduces you to Awa Doumbia, a FarmQuest contestant from the village of Dien, in Mali’s Mopti District. Through her participation in the FarmQuest project,…

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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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