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Audio postcard: Research on sweet potato selection shows that nutrition is often an afterthought

July 3, 2014

Hi I’m Janelle from Farm Radio Ghana. Here’s my interview with Frank Quiquché Aka, Senior Researcher at the crop science department of the University of Cape Coast. This is Frank explaining his colleague Esther Jan’s poster. My name is Frank Quiquché Aka. Normally farmers consider certain factors in their choice of a sweet potato, especially…

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Farm Radio Weekly celebrates 200th edition

May 28, 2012

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is our news and information service for rural radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It started in 2007 with the vision of Doug Ward, the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for Farm Radio International, to provide resources to our African broadcasting partners on a more regular basis. After all,…

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The fall edition of Network News is here!

September 26, 2013

The fall edition of Network News is here! In this issue, you can meet the FarmQuest candidates competing to be named “Mali’s best new farmer” and learn why award-winning documentary producer David Gutnick thinks that Farm Radio rocks! Check it out! Help us rename Network News! In 2008, Developing Countries Farm Radio Network became Farm…

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Learning to cook quality protein maize

April 25, 2018

Listen to part of a cooking show, which aired on four radio stations in three languages in Ethiopia. Across Africa, many families rely on maize as food for their family and livestock. In Ethiopia, it is one of the most popular cereal crops. Maize — like corn — can be ground into flour to make…

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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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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

February 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 radio shows a perfect platform to provide families with information about nutrition. Families can increase the amount of key nutrients in their diet by planting protein-rich varieties of traditional crops…

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Fall Network News

October 26, 2009

Our newest edition of “Network News” is now available for download and printing on our website.  It is published three times a year and highlights the latest accomplishments of Farm Radio International.  This issue touches on: -Our latest script package: Importance of Livestock Health -Launch of Radio Scriptwriting Competition on Farmer Innovation -Partner Profile: George…

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Orange is the new white: Cooking with OFSP in Ghana

May 6, 2016

Video and photo by Jesse Winter Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is rich in beta-carotene, which the body turns into vitamin A. Its leaves also contain other valuable vitamins. Many families in Ghana and other African countries eat sweet potatoes, but white or yellow ones. While OFSP is more nutritious than other varieties, many farming families are…

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Winter 2014 Network News

The winter edition of Network News is here!

January 27, 2014

The winter edition of Network News is here! In this issue, you can learn what makes our most recent annual report stand out, and why our executive director decided to spend a year living in Tanzania. You can also read about our latest Farm Radio Resource Pack on growing groundnuts (known in North America as…

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Radio Innovations

Radio Innovations

August 15, 2018

Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better We pioneer innovative digital solutions and develop engaging new radio approaches to make the world’s most popular communication tool more entertaining, effective and interactive than ever before. Innovative digital solutions Far from being eclipsed by newer technologies,…

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