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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

By Farm Radio International | Feb 15, 2018

Watch our webinar to explore the challenges and successes of scale and sustainability with ICT-enabled projects. At Farm Radio International, our work requires great partnerships…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

By Farm Radio International | Feb 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm…

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From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2018

From farm to fork, food travels far to be transformed from a seed to a plant to a delicious dish. And farmers play a key…

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Maize farmers turn to cell phones and radios for help adapting to drought

Maize farmers turn to cell phones and radios for help adapting to drought

By Farm Radio International | Dec 19, 2017

Fatuma Aly Kajogoo adjusts her red headscarf to keep the sweat out of her eyes. She stands smiling among rows of maize shoots that she…

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Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

By Farm Radio International | Dec 5, 2017

Deo Mutekanyiza beside his maize field Masindi and Kiryandongo are the maize-growing regions of Uganda, and maize – or corn – is a staple crop,…

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Just a phone call away for farmers in Malawi facing Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Nov 29, 2017

In Malawi, farmers have already been hit hard by Fall armyworm. In August, farmers had reported more than 140,000 hectares of maize ravaged by the…

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Fall armyworm destroys maize

On the air in Uganda to share information about Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Nov 14, 2017

The Fall armyworm is marching through farmers’ fields across Africa, with 28 countries now dealing with this foreign invader. Uganda first experienced the Fall armyworm…

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Radio broadcasters in Mozambique

Marketing on the radio in Mozambique: A first for Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Nov 7, 2017

In the district of Alto Molócuè, farmers produce more than 86,000 tons of cassava. It’s a major staple crop for farmers in this region, but…

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Nakaseke Radio goes on air in Uganda to alert farmers about Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Oct 17, 2017

Like many maize farmers in central Uganda, Peter Balaba was dismayed to find Fall armyworm caterpillars in his fields again this season. Peter farms four…

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Protecting earnings and the environment – and chocolate production – with a new radio campaign

By Farm Radio International | Oct 3, 2017

Charles Brefo-Nimo, SNV project co-ordinator, in front of the SNV office in Essam, Western Region Ghana Ghana is the second largest producer of cocoa in…

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