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Radio helps farmers find better buyers for orange-fleshed sweet potato

April 18, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting, holding a hoe and a potato in her hands. From a distance, seeing hoes moving up and down, one would think they were preparing land for planting. But Linet and a group of other farmers are busy…

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Audio Postcard: Inclusivity in Mining

March 26, 2019

Industry in Ghana is a vital source of revenue, but local communities don’t always see the benefits. A radio program is looking to change that.

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Hamsatou Kano

How radio brought a nurse to Kokomani village

May 20, 2016

Hamsatou Kano, president of the Kokomani women’s radio listening group, being interviewed for a radio broadcast. A single radio broadcast can change lives. This is certainly true for the people of Kokomani, Niger. Located on the banks of the Niger River, Kokomani is about 20 kilometres from the nearest city of Tillabery. Until recently, health services were almost non-existent…

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Fall armyworm destroys maize

On the air in Uganda to share information about Fall armyworm

November 14, 2017

The Fall armyworm is marching through farmers’ fields across Africa, with 28 countries now dealing with this foreign invader. Uganda first experienced the Fall armyworm last year, where it took farmers by surprise. Pascal Mweruka is our radio craft development officer in Uganda. He says, “It was too much last year, because it invaded gardens…

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Guinea Fowl Evaluation

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

December 12, 2018

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 youth in this sector. The…

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Check out our 2013-2014 annual report

January 26, 2015

Farm Radio International is proud to announce that its 2013-2014 interactive annual report is online — in both French and English! The annual report includes stories, pictures, audio and video describing the projects underway in 2013-2014 and the impact they made. Among the stories is a look at the impact our demand-driven participatory radio project…

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Farm Radio International – defining our role in the anti-racism movement

June 12, 2020

When news of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer spread, and Black Lives Matter protests took place in many parts of the West and other parts of the world, we took serious thought as an organization. As individuals, we were shocked, angered, and saddened. We reached out to…

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FRI-IUCN-Uganda-Farm-Radio-working-paper

September 15, 2020
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Ghana-154-AIS-Final-Report-Achieving-Impact-at-Scale-Through-ICT-enabled-extension

September 15, 2020
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2008-09_FR_Rapport_Annuel

December 10, 2018
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