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

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. We would like to thank all who attended and made it a great event. We’ve been holding Africa Rocks! since 2008 at the Rideau Curling ...

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In Ghana, the farmer’s friend is always on call

By Farm Radio International | Sep 6, 2018

In Ghana’s Northern Region, farmers who tune into Radio Savannah 91.3 FM on Sunday evenings recognize the familiar voice of a man who is a…

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Broadcaster Paul Vincent brings unique voice to farming programs

By Farm Radio International | Aug 1, 2018

On Saturday afternoons, residents of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands can tune into 104.3 Kings FM and hear the lively program, Kilimosound. Kilimo means agriculture in Swahili.…

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When a new pest invades, radio is the tool farmers need to protect their fields

By Farm Radio International | Jul 25, 2018

When Ethiopian farmers and agricultural experts first learned about Fall armyworm in early 2017, the picture was gloomy. This invasive pest is native to the…

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Building Accra: Encouraging women and youth to enter residential construction sector

By Farm Radio International | Jul 17, 2018

Madam Eunice Ado, who teaches welding and fabrication at GRATIS Foundation Ghana is booming. Residential construction in the Greater Accra Region — a loud, crowded,…

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It takes a village: Engaging men, women & youth in ‘women’s issues’

By Farm Radio International | Jul 11, 2018

“It takes a village to raise a child.” This proverb has many important meanings, but one related truth is that maternal, newborn and children’s health…

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The long road to launching Radio Taboo, a solar-powered station in the Cameroon rainforest (and new FRI broadcasting partner)

By Farm Radio International | Jul 4, 2018

Ngambé-Tikar district lacks many things: schools, libraries, running water, electricity, and hospitals. But one thing this district in Cameroon no longer lacks is a radio…

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Guest post: The enduring images of Farm Radio’s learning tour to Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 27, 2018

The more I think (and talk!) about the tour, the greater my appreciation of the interesting itinerary, and the way the various site visits tied…

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A creative way to support a farmer program: farming workshops

By Farm Radio International | Jun 20, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview farmers in distant…

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Reducing food waste with new partnerships in Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 6, 2018

Farm Radio International is bringing our success with social and behaviour change communication to an important global issue: food loss. Together with media partners Access…

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Pack your bags for Ghana! Join our Discover Ghana tour and safari

By Farm Radio International | Jun 1, 2018

Join the fun on our third learning tour and safari. This time, we will be exploring Ghana, experiencing the rich history, colourful markets, and seeing…

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Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania.

Always innovating: Resources for broadcasters

By Farm Radio International | Jun 1, 2018

Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania. Since 1979, we’ve been serving our broadcasters with resources to help them…

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Living like a Tanzanian for a few minutes - lots of laughter and cheering on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3CkP3wgrJI

Guest post: My experience in Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | May 30, 2018

Margaret Taylor-Sevier laughs with two Tanzanians as they show her the delicate balance required to carry a bunch of bananas to market. In this guest…

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