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Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International.

Interactive Radio: A powerful tool to amplify women’s voices in public spaces

By Farm Radio International | Mar 7, 2018

Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a…

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A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Women around the world face similar challenges, which are being brought to light in the #metoo era. Women in African villages are also confronted with…

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How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2018

Since 2012, we’ve been on air in Ethiopia in partnership with four radio stations to discuss quality protein maize, a variety of maize that offers…

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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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