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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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Fall armyworm

How broadcasters are responding to this hungry, hungry caterpillar

By Farm Radio International | Sep 26, 2017

As the presenter of a popular agriculture radio program, Gideon Sarkodie is well-versed on the challenges facing smallholder farmers. But in the six years he’s…

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Radio Marketplace in Morogoro

By Farm Radio International | Sep 20, 2017

Photo by Simon Scott Photography Farmers need information about many things when they are growing crops: good seeds, soil fertility, low-cost inputs, how to recognize…

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Community Listening Groups

Why community listening groups come together

By Farm Radio International | Sep 15, 2017

Community listening groups are popular in Uganda, and contribute greatly to radio programming. In the Kiboga district of Uganda’s Central Region, 25 farmers meet once…

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