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When a new pest invades, radio is the tool farmers need to protect their fields

Jul 25, 2018

When Ethiopian farmers and agricultural experts first learned about Fall armyworm in early 2017, the picture was gloomy. This invasive pest is native to the…

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The long road to launching Radio Taboo, a solar-powered station in the Cameroon rainforest (and new FRI broadcasting partner)

Jul 4, 2018

Ngambé-Tikar district lacks many things: schools, libraries, running water, electricity, and hospitals. But one thing this district in Cameroon no longer lacks is a radio…

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A creative way to support a farmer program: farming workshops

Jun 20, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview farmers in distant…

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Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania.

Always innovating: Resources for broadcasters

Jun 1, 2018

Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania. Since 1979, we’ve been serving our broadcasters with resources to help them…

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Update from the Hangar: Uliza Answers farmers’ questions

May 23, 2018

Photo Credit: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Bartay Photography We are constantly looking for innovative ways to connect farmers with each other – particularly…

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Bringing broadcasters together to learn from each other

May 2, 2018

Every year we like to bring together our broadcasting partners for an online eDiscussion. This is an opportunity for broadcasters to share their questions and…

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Sayon Irène from Radio Kafokan in Mali

Serving broadcasters with good information to manage the Fall armyworm infestation

Apr 10, 2018

Sayon Irène from Radio Kafokan in Mali Across Africa, farmers are facing a new pest infestation. They are learning how to recognize and manage the…

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 108 is now online!

Mar 29, 2018

Our 108th Farm Radio Resource Pack was published this week, and circulated by email to 670+ broadcasting partners in 40 African countries. This is more…

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Broadcaster Alex Nimwamanya sees the impact his program has on farmers growing orange-fleshed sweet potato

Mar 20, 2018

Alex Nimwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. Alex is a…

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Tuning in to broadcasting tips with our audio Broadcaster how-to guides

Mar 16, 2018

A broadcasting partner from Mali Sometimes, you just have to hear something to really understand. Particularly when it comes to learning about how to produce…

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