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New partnership embraces radio to promote conservation agriculture in Tanzania and Ethiopia

By Farm Radio International | Mar 13, 2017

We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Canadian Foodgrains Bank that will provide conservation agriculture radio programming to 500,000 farming households in Tanzania and Ethiopia.…

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What it takes to be an award-winning guinea fowl farmer

By Farm Radio International | Mar 1, 2017

The rural community of Kasenamun, in Ghana’s Upper East Region, is quiet other than the light wind and rhythmic chirping of guinea fowl in the…

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Video: Radio for farmer value chain development in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2017

Video by Anaïs Voski Across Africa, small-scale farmers produce as much as 80 percent of their countries’ food supplies, but they are often the most…

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This rice farmer’s yield set to multiply tenfold thanks to radio

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2017

With files courtesy of Mark Kudafa   Elvis Asare takes a radio broadcaster through his farm. He gestures to his recently harvested rice field, golden…

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Radio for trees: Bridging the gap between knowledge and practice in Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Jan 12, 2017

Information can be powerful. But it isn’t always enough to bring about change. Indeed, it isn’t difficult to come up with examples of people not…

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Radio: A source of information and motivation for this determined farmer

By Farm Radio International | Sep 30, 2016

Interview and photos by Jesse Winter Theodora Kubaje has raised guinea fowl her entire life. “My father was a farmer and my mother. So, as…

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Balancing broadcasting work and childcare

By Farm Radio International | Sep 14, 2016

Madame Florence Acquaye of URA Radio interviews a farmer while carrying her son on her back. Madame Florence hustles — it seems the only way to describe…

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Voices from the field: Doris Asantewaa, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2016

Farming and harvesting crops are not the only things farmers in Brong-Ahafo Region struggle with. For farmers like Doris Asantewaa , storing maize can be…

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Community listening groups: strength in unity

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2016

In the community of Garizegu in northern Ghana, a group of farmers gathers every Saturday to listen to the radio — in the dark. Night comes…

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Voices from the field: Bonder Conda, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Aug 27, 2016

Bonder Conda was sceptical when he first heard a radio program on Atobo FM mention that using improved seeds would result in higher yields on…

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