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Victor Asumani, winner of the 2024 George Atkins Communication Award

Feb 20, 2024

Learn about Victor Asumani, one of the winners of the 2024 George Atkins Communication Award.

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International Development Week: How we broadcast agricultural information to farmers in Ghana and Nigeria

Feb 9, 2024

This International Development Week, we shine the spotlight on our project that used radio to broadcast agricultural information to farmers in Ghana and Nigeria.

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Seeds and storage: How radio reduced post-harvest loss of potatoes in Nigeria

Nov 9, 2023

Bitrus Gomas used to regularly lose nearly half his potatoes. But the Nigerian potato farmer implemented small changes that are making a big difference in reducing post-harvest l

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Farm Radio International Uganda’s “Platform” project transforming agricultural extension services across the country

Oct 25, 2023

Though agriculture is a major industry in Uganda, only a small percentage of farmers receive advice from agricultural extension workers. Farm Radio International is working to change that through our Platform project.

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Supporting small-scale farmers: From the National Farm Radio Forum to Farm Radio International

Jun 28, 2023

For over 20 years, groups of farmers from across Canada met weekly to listen to a radio program, discuss farming issues and plan projects to improve their community. Discover the history of Canada’s unique National Farm Radio Forum program and how Farm Radio International carries out similar work in Africa today.

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Generations of impact

Mar 30, 2023

Colleen Crozier grew up on a family farm that’s now in its fifth generation, learning early on the value of agricultural information. She wants to have the same kind of lasting impact through her donations.

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farmers in cote d'ivoire show off their radios and their produce

A COVID-19 recovery story: From coast to côte (d’Ivoire)

Jul 21, 2022

In 2021, Farm Radio set out to tackle pandemic recovery by using interactive radio approaches to support 20 value chains in 7 countries.

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A farmer

Ghana’s ‘best farmers’ grow thanks to radio

Apr 7, 2022

It is a hot sunny Wednesday afternoon and Abraham Agyei Appiah is working on his maize farm. On his return from the farm, he pulls…

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A woman listens to a radio program on her phone in Sare Samba Netty in Senegal

15 million listeners tune in to weekly programs on gender equality

Mar 1, 2022

More than 90 per cent of people in listening clubs say radio programs have transformed gender norms in their communities thanks to a Farm Radio International project.

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Faba beans

Farming faba beans—a source of income and equality

Aug 3, 2021

Radio and faba beans are paving the way for women producers and growers to challenge gender norms and participate in farming.

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