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By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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

By Farm Radio International | 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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The fall edition of Network News is here!

By Farm Radio International | Sep 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”…

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