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Guinea Fowl Evaluation

How an odd little bird is helping farmers in Ghana make a living

In October, the Farm Radio International team in Tamale, Ghana, conducted a five day evaluation of the BRIDGE, or Bridging Rural Information Dissemination through Dialogue and Engagement, program. The program sought to create awareness of best farming practices in guinea fowl rearing and to increase the participation of women and ...

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Africa Rocks! bonspiel raises $10,000 for 10th year of curling!

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2018

We did it! Thanks to you, the participants of our 10th annual Africa Rocks! curling bonspiel on Nov. 3, we reached our goal of $10,000.…

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Harbe-Tafesse

Maize farmers grow special plants to manage Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2018

On a cloudy morning, Harbe Tafesse walks through a narrow passageway on one side of her house that leads to the 625-square-metre piece of land…

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Mathewos Feleke

Mathewos Feleke: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award runner-up

By Farm Radio International | Nov 1, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, and farmer, Mr.…

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Benjamin Nama

Benjamin Boureima Nama: 2018 George Atkins Award runner up

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2018

Benjamin Boureima Nama was first introduced to Farm Radio International’s resources for broadcasters in 1999 when he was an intern at Radio Evangile Développement in…

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Lilian Madelemo: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award winner, Uhuru FM, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Oct 25, 2018

Lilian Madelemo has been a radio broadcaster since 2011, presenting news and entertainment programming at Uhuru FM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Last year, she…

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Earl Samuels: George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Fiila FM, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Oct 20, 2018

It was a desire to empower his people and provide access to information in hard times that inspired Earl Samuels to pursue a career in…

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Muribu Ali, George Atkins Award Winner

Mubiru Ali: George Atkins Communications Award winner, Radio Simba, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Oct 19, 2018

In April 2016, Ugandan farmers called into their favourite program on Radio Simba to complain of an unknown pest that was destroying their maize crops.…

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Achieving zero hunger through radio programs on guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2018

This World Food Day, we’re showcasing one of our projects that shows how basic agriculture information can not only help farmers raise nutritious animals for…

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Tuning In Fall 2018

Tuning in: Read our 2018 fall issue

By Farm Radio International | Oct 10, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of our efforts to combat the Fall armyworm — a destructive invasive species new to the African continent.…

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Farm Radio announces new gender equality award in memory of Liz Hughes

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It is with great sadness Farm Radio International is saying goodbye to board member Liz Hughes. Liz died of complications due to breast cancer in…

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Partners review a bean field

We’ve ‘bean’ on a mission — to improve legumes!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It’s no secret that when people work together, the results are better than those working alone. In 2015, Farm Radio International, alongside several other organizations,…

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Rex Chapota

Close to home: Fall armyworm leaves none untouched

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

Rex Chapota, Farm Radio International’s Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, calls himself a “weekend farmer.” From eight till five, Monday to Friday, he…

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