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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Feb 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm…

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Martin Mhina

Broadcaster Martin Mhina on the challenges of preparing and hosting a quality farmer program

Jan 23, 2018

Martin Mhina interviews a maize farmer in Tanga Region, Tanzania, for the farmer program, Shamba darasa, on Voice of Africa. Martin Mhina pushes open the…

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Read the Winter edition of Tuning In

Read the Winter edition of Tuning In!

Jan 16, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of the highlights of our successful “Radio for farmer value chain development” project, a five-year project that recently…

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Voices from the field: Bob Kuribil is learning from the radio, and sharing what he hears

Jan 9, 2018

Bob Kuribil is the most recent in a long line of guinea fowl rearers. He grew up in the Upper East Region of Ghana raising…

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Barza Wire celebrates 10 years

Dec 27, 2017

We have been producing resources for radio broadcasters since 1979. These include scripts and agricultural fact sheets that radio broadcasters can use on air. But…

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Maize farmers turn to cell phones and radios for help adapting to drought

Maize farmers turn to cell phones and radios for help adapting to drought

Dec 19, 2017

Fatuma Aly Kajogoo adjusts her red headscarf to keep the sweat out of her eyes. She stands smiling among rows of maize shoots that she…

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Broadcaster profile: Mariam and Mohamed at Abood FM

Broadcaster profile: Mariam and Mohamed at Abood FM

Dec 13, 2017

Broadcaster Mariam Maruzuku in the studio at Abood FM, in Morogoro. It is a long drive from Morogoro to Lungo village, first over a tarmac…

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Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

Dec 5, 2017

Deo Mutekanyiza beside his maize field Masindi and Kiryandongo are the maize-growing regions of Uganda, and maize – or corn – is a staple crop,…

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Meet Hadiza Abdoulkarim, female broadcaster with a voice recognized by farmers across Tillabery Region in Niger

Nov 4, 2017

Hadiza Abdoulkarim shrieked, dropped her bag, and raced back to the radio station. She had been shopping with a friend when her boss called to…

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Filius Jere

Meet Filius Chalo Jere, serving farmers with farm radio programs and Farm Radio resources for nearly 50 years

Oct 30, 2017

In the course of almost fifty years as a radio broadcaster, Filius Chalo Jere has become “a father figure” to many of his younger colleagues.…

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