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This farmer’s life changed because of OFSP … and radio

November 14, 2014

Angelina Peter Mlingwa is 26 years old and has two children. She knows orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) are nutritious and have lots of vitamins for children. She grows and eats them. She used to feel dizzy, tired and was losing weight. Her health was very weak. Listening to the radio, she learnt that OFSP have…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Kafune Mariko

August 1, 2014

This video introduces you to Kafune Mariko, the youngest contestant in the FarmQuest reality radio series. Kafune’s parents were farmers, and she learned from an early age how to care for animals and plough the fields. However, when she was still a child, she was sent to Bamako to work for relatives as a babysitter.…

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Uganda Community Green Radio: Winner of the 2020 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

March 6, 2020

The Nyinabwenge women’s program on Uganda Community Green Radio is excelling at amplifying the voices of rural women.

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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

February 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 a complete protein to both people and livestock who consume it. Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray are the four regions responsible for 90% of maize production in Ethiopia, making these…

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Our work in Burkina Faso

September 18, 2018

Our work in Burkina Faso Our work in Burkina Faso There are nearly 70 languages in use in Burkina Faso, around 60 of which are indigenous. This makes for a highly multilingual radio environment, with many small radio stations serving specific communities. We started working there in 2012, partnering with a range of radio stations…

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The Annans celebrate a colourful crop in Ghana

August 18, 2016

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan speaks about the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) to a packed crowd in Abor, Ghana. See all event photos here. Kofi and Nane Annan visited the Volta Region of Ghana for an special event celebrating the orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) on Monday August 16, along with a delegation of officials. Farmers, politicians, chiefs,…

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Supporting healthy eating on World Chef’s Day

November 11, 2015

Globally, Oct. 20 is marked as World Chef’s Day. This year’s theme was “Healthy Kids — Healthy Future.” Farm Radio International took part in the festivities this year by donating orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) to an event held at a primary school in Accra, Ghana. Listen to the sounds of the event. And remember: A…

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September 15, 2020
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September 15, 2020
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May 9, 2019
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