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Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and women’s rights, we see great results come from informative radio programming time and time again. There’s just one problem. When a project ends, the radio ...

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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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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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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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Tuning In: Read our spring edition

By Farm Radio International | May 25, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases one of our impactful and innovative radio formats: cooking shows. These shows discuss the importance of nutrition in engaging…

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Update from the Hangar: Uliza Answers farmers’ questions

By Farm Radio International | May 23, 2018

Photo Credit: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Bartay Photography We are constantly looking for innovative ways to connect farmers with each other – particularly…

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A new tool for farmers facing the Fall armyworm: radio

By Farm Radio International | May 16, 2018

In the Central and Western region of Uganda, farmers are busy with the first weeding of the season. As they head into their maize fields,…

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