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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

By Farm Radio International | Nov 18, 2016

Photo: Jesse Winter One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to…

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Farmer program producer Alfred Kangambega with the gift of resource packs and sansas

Farm Radio research project releases its final report

By Farm Radio International | Nov 11, 2016

Radio is widely acknowledged as the best way to deliver farming information to small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. But, until recently, little was known about…

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Farm Radio goes west: Our first-ever supporter event in Vancouver!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2016

“Wait a minute!” interjected donor Paul McRae as I thanked the twenty Farm Radio supporters who attended our reception in Vancouver last week. I didn’t…

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Balancing broadcasting work and childcare

By Farm Radio International | Sep 14, 2016

Madame Florence Acquaye of URA Radio interviews a farmer while carrying her son on her back. Madame Florence hustles — it seems the only way to describe…

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Congratulations to the winners of the 25th George Atkins Communications Award!

By Farm Radio International | Aug 30, 2016

Farm Radio International would not exist without the efforts of one exceptional Canadian farm broadcaster: our founder, the late George Atkins. Each year, we pay…

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Radio key to success for this first-time guinea fowl farmer

By Farm Radio International | Aug 3, 2016

When Sewura Ebenezer Ayibabu, 35, was given 15 guinea fowl eggs by a friend one day, he wasn’t quite sure what to do with them. He…

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Stephen Muchiri of the Eastern Africa Farmers Federation addresses the crowd at Arlington Five in Ottawa

Mobile phones are transforming African agriculture

By Farm Radio International | Jun 28, 2016

Stephen Muchiri of the Eastern Africa Farmers Federation addresses the crowd at Arlington Five in Ottawa during a special Farm Radio International event, A Conversation…

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Voices from the field: Farming in times of drought

By Farm Radio International | Jun 8, 2016

Farmers living in the Tigray Region of northern Ethiopia are no strangers to challenging weather. They have a long history of working their farms using…

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Voices from the field: Abdillahi Mabomba, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jul 29, 2014

Abdillahi Mabomba is a Tanzanian rice farmer who lives in the town of Ndanda, in the Mtwara Region of southern Tanzania, just north of Mozambique.…

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

By Farm Radio International | Jul 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…

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