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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Rwanda: Climate change concerns farmers on World Food Day (by Jean Paul Ntezimana for Farm Radio Weekly in Rwanda)

By Farm Radio International | Oct 13, 2010

It is a Thursday morning with bright sunshine and a fresh breeze. Potatoes are heaped on freshly dug land. The farmer inspects them one by…

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Alberta to Africa — a continued role in farm extension

By Farm Radio International | Oct 7, 2010

Charlie Cheshire spent his entire career helping farmers adopt new technologies in his home province of Alberta. He worked with radio to reach more Albertan…

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The Case for Radio-on-Demand in Africa

By Farm Radio International | Sep 2, 2010

Over the past few weeks Farm Radio International was fortunate enough to be covered in a great article by Melissa Ulbricht (@melissaulbricht) on both Mobile…

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Farm Radio Scriptwriting Competition Has Record Number of Participants!

By Farm Radio International | Aug 26, 2010

Farm Radio International’s fourth radio scriptwriting competition on Healthy Communities in sub-Saharan Africa is well underway. On August 16th, a free, 10 week online scriptwriting…

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“Radio can bring people together”

By Farm Radio International | Aug 13, 2010

Farm Radio International broadcast partner, Lydia Ajono, has been involved with the Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN) since it began in 1999. She has worked…

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Healthy Soils Make Healthy Farms

By Farm Radio International | Aug 6, 2010

Soil is the foundation of farming. When farmers take care of the soil and ensure that it’s healthy, the farm will be more likely to…

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What does radio have to do with food security?

By Farm Radio International | Jul 30, 2010

“We knew the technique of composting, but it is by the strength of radio that we have the courage to do so.” These words from…

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Award-winning partner Adama Zongo from Radio rurale du Burkina shares his best story

By Farm Radio International | Jul 16, 2010

Adama Zongo has been the editor-in-chief of Farm Radio broadcasting partner Radio rurale du Burkina – the national broadcaster – since 2005. But Adama is…

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Listen to another award-winning script

By Farm Radio International | Jun 17, 2010

We are happy to present the second English audio production of one of our award-winning scripts from the Smallholder Farmer Innovation script package. Thanks once…

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Rosemond Ohene: Giving Voice to Farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Jun 9, 2010

Rosemond Ohene, a graduate from Cape Cost University in Accra, joined Ghana’s Rite FM with no experience in radio broadcasting.  It was a very challenging…

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“Honouring a Father’s Passion” – featured in latest Network News

By Farm Radio International | Jun 3, 2010

The best way to pay a tribute is to respect and honour the passions of loved ones. Ian Fraser has just done that by making…

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From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

By Farm Radio International | May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers…

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