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Audio postcard: Ghanaian farmers capitalized on ICT to connect with markets

July 23, 2014

A radio producer from Obuoba FM interviews the chairperson of a farmer organization in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. Hello my name is Nathaniel Ofori, the information and communication technology (ICT) officer at Farm Radio International in Ghana. My contribution and involvement in the process of ICT implementation and monitoring of FRI projects has given me a deeper…

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Audio postcard: Radio program helped farmers access vines to grow nutritious orange-fleshed sweet potato

July 17, 2014

Victoria Dansoa Abankwa, an agricultural extension officer and host of the orange-fleshed sweet potato program at Central Radio in Cape Coast, Ghana.  In 2013, Farm Radio International developed and launched a 22-week radio program to fight vitamin A deficiency by helping to scale-up the production and consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) in Ghana. Farmers…

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From wildfires to COVID: the importance of local journalism in emergencies

May 25, 2020

What covering the 2017 British Columbia wildfires taught me about the importance of local news during an emergency.

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Radio provides a helping hand in the tricky work of raising guinea fowl

April 11, 2017

Elizabeth Webonga, 38, has been raising guinea fowl in Manyoro, in Ghana’s Upper East Region, for 20 years. In the past, she would typically only raise between two and five birds into adulthood from a set of 25 eggs. Guinea fowl keets can be very tricky to raise. They have high mortality rates and are…

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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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Radio key to success for these farming brothers in Ghana

March 8, 2017

Ayesiya Akangki and Ayiba Adaaja, farmers and brothers, work tirelessly on their rice field in the Upper East Region of Ghana, near the Burkina Faso border. The effort won Ayesiya, owner and main farmer of the land, the best regional rice farmer award in November 2016. Ayesiya says his farm means everything to him: it…

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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

October 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up invisible signals in the air have anything to do with something that literally helps us survive? How can a voice on air have anything to do with achieving a #ZeroHunger…

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June 22, 2021
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September 15, 2020
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September 15, 2020
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