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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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Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Recently, Kawinzi Muiu sat down with Barza Wire to discuss the role of women in ensuring food security and nutrition for families across Africa. Ms.…

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How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2018

Since 2012, we’ve been on air in Ethiopia in partnership with four radio stations to discuss quality protein maize, a variety of maize that offers…

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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

By Farm Radio International | Feb 15, 2018

Watch our webinar to explore the challenges and successes of scale and sustainability with ICT-enabled projects. At Farm Radio International, our work requires great partnerships…

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World Radio Day: 20+ podcasts & radio shows to celebrate the power of radio

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2018

Last month we attended the WUSC & CECI International Forum to present the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge. We asked, what are you listening to?…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

By Farm Radio International | Feb 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm…

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From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2018

From farm to fork, food travels far to be transformed from a seed to a plant to a delicious dish. And farmers play a key…

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Broadcaster Martin Mhina on the challenges of preparing and hosting a quality farmer program

By Farm Radio International | Jan 23, 2018

Martin Mhina interviews a maize farmer in Tanga Region, Tanzania, for the farmer program, Shamba darasa, on Voice of Africa. Martin Mhina pushes open the…

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Presenting the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge

By Farm Radio International | Jan 17, 2018

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and…

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Read the Winter edition of Tuning In

Read the Winter edition of Tuning In!

By Farm Radio International | Jan 16, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of the highlights of our successful “Radio for farmer value chain development” project, a five-year project that recently…

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Voices from the field: Bob Kuribil is learning from the radio, and sharing what he hears

By Farm Radio International | Jan 9, 2018

Bob Kuribil is the most recent in a long line of guinea fowl rearers. He grew up in the Upper East Region of Ghana raising…

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Voices from the field: The struggle of women rearing guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Jan 2, 2018

Theodora Kubaje has lived in the Upper East Region of Ghana for most of her life. She’s been a dynamic voice in her village for…

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Barza Wire celebrates 10 years

By Farm Radio International | Dec 27, 2017

We have been producing resources for radio broadcasters since 1979. These include scripts and agricultural fact sheets that radio broadcasters can use on air. But…

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