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Down to business: Model farmer learns new techniques thanks to radio

By Farm Radio International | Aug 28, 2019

Dagnie Teshomie has been growing malt barley for several years. Still there’s always room for improvement. Thanks to a radio program he enhanced his planning and record keeping.

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America and her oldest daughter, 16, stand among her flourishing corn crops.

Listening together: Radio helps empower a family and the community

By Farm Radio International | Aug 22, 2019

Thanks to a radio program on conservation agriculture, America Asrassie is making a profit, and sending her children to university.

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Radio and Rice

Rice and Radio: How radio programs and face-to-face training is improving lives in Ethiopia

By Farm Radio International | Aug 9, 2019

Adugna Tigab is a 33-year-old farmer in Bure Kebele of Lebokemkem woreda (or district) in Ethiopia. This year due to heavy rain in the area,…

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International Women's Day Ethiopia

It’s not all celebration: Farm Radio Ethiopia tackles gender equality at a staff level

By Farm Radio International | Apr 4, 2019

Recently our team in Ethiopia marked International Women’s Day with a reception celebrating the unique contributions women in the office are making every day. Women in the office shared different perspectives and experiences in their own lives.

Kidist Kebede explains how the experiences shared on International Women’s Day have sparked change within her own office in this audio postcard.

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Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

By Farm Radio International | Feb 6, 2019

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. As she has no ox…

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Harbe-Tafesse

Maize farmers grow special plants to manage Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2018

On a cloudy morning, Harbe Tafesse walks through a narrow passageway on one side of her house that leads to the 625-square-metre piece of land…

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Mathewos Feleke

Mathewos Feleke: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award runner-up

By Farm Radio International | Nov 1, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, and farmer, Mr.…

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

By Farm Radio International | 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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Learning to cook quality protein maize

By Farm Radio International | Apr 25, 2018

Listen to part of a cooking show, which aired on four radio stations in three languages in Ethiopia. Across Africa, many families rely on maize…

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How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2018

Since 2012, we’ve been on air in Ethiopia in partnership with four radio stations to discuss quality protein maize, a variety of maize that offers…

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