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Reaching mothers and fathers in their homes, in their language

Sep 17, 2015

Broadcaster Koudougou Yameogo: George Atkins Communications Award winner Radio Palabre has been broadcasting since 1994 from Koudougou, Burkina Faso, 100 kilometres west of Ougadougou. Koudougou…

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Connecting with farmers over the airwaves, in the field and by phone

Sep 3, 2015

Tanzanian broadcaster Clara Moita: George Atkins Communications Award winner Clara Moita has been broadcasting with Radio 5, based in Arusha, Tanzania, since 2007. She is…

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Christian Ofori Kuma: Inspiring big changes for farmers

Aug 27, 2015

Christian Ofori Kuma knew little of agriculture before he was chosen as a senior program producer on Akyeaa FM’s program Akuafo Mo (Thank you farmers)…

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Birhanu Kindu: Always improving his skills to better support farmers

Jul 29, 2015

Birhanu Kindu, like many broadcasters, is highly educated, with a diploma in language and a degree in sociology and social anthropology. But he also credits…

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Justin Boswell Oryema: Serving farmers with Radio 2.0

Jul 15, 2015

Justin Boswell Oryema is proud of his 15 years of broadcasting experience, particularly of his work as a farm radio broadcaster. “Mass communication is about…

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In-station training boosts broadcasters’ confidence on air and in their community

Jul 9, 2015

Rashid Muzungyo, left, is the presenter and producer on Kapchorwa Trinity Radio’s farmer program. Kapchorwa Trinity Radio is a small rural radio station in Kapchorwa,…

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Broadcaster profile: Edwin Lamtey — Working closely with communities and ag experts to create impactful radio

Jun 4, 2015

Edwin Lamtey’s voice carries to thousands of households across northern Tanzania on the airwaves of Boma Hai FM. Trained at City Media College in Arusha,…

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Broadcaster profile: Carine Ide Tchounga — Dedicated to serving her farming audience with the information they need

May 21, 2015

For the past 15 years, Carine Ide Tchounga has been providing thousands of farming families with important information and entertainment, first as a broadcaster and…

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Growing groundnuts: Farm Radio Resource Pack 97

Jan 23, 2014

In many African countries, groundnuts (known in North America as peanuts) are a crop of choice for small-scale farmers. They are relatively inexpensive to grow,…

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Annual Report 2012-13 — Radio 2.0: When radio is more than radio

Dec 6, 2013

A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Farm Radio International began as an idea. Like most great ideas, it was deceptively simple, prompting the question, “Why…

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