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Farmers in Burkina Faso eager to learn about orange-fleshed sweet potato

Jul 15, 2014

Emeline Bembélé and her daughter in Orodara, Burkina Faso, where Farm Radio International’s latest campaign on the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes was launched. Emeline is eager to learn…

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Radio plants a seed for an agribusiness in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2014

Dickson Mhoro looks out over the two acres of farmland where he is producing orange-fleshed sweet potato vines for sale with his friend and business…

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Paza Sauti — The results are in!

Jun 10, 2014

We asked and farmers answered. Small-scale farmers are responsible for approximately 75 per cent of agricultural production in Tanzania, making an important contribution to the…

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Audio postcard: Tanzanian cassava co-operative triples harvest by listening to the radio

Jun 2, 2014

Salmu Nakudabi, chairperson of  Jitegemee B, a cassava processing co-operative in Tanzania, at work processing cassava. This group has more than tripled its yield after tuning…

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When radio proves more powerful than money

Mar 20, 2014

Photo and story credit: Martin Mwape, a Zambian broadcaster from Breeze FM Masiye Mwale is a small-scale farmer in her thirties. She is a mother of…

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Voices from the field: Benedetha, Tanzania

Mar 14, 2014

Benadetha Mmaravi is a teacher and farmer from Msijute village in the Mtwara Region of southern Tanzania. Valuing education, she is working hard in both…

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Rural women, like Eunice Barasa, love radio

Mar 8, 2014

Kenyan radio broadcaster Petronillah Simwenyi of Sulwe FM (left) interviews farmer Eunice Barasa Photo credit: Petronillah Simwenyi  “My name is Eunice Barasa from Nasimbo village in…

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Farmer Hamisi, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Hamisi, Tanzania

Mar 3, 2014

Hamisi Rajabu is a farmer in Valeska village, located in the Arumeru District of the Arusha Region in northern Tanzania. He is a father of three…

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Farmer Husna, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Husna, Tanzania

Feb 19, 2014

Husna lives in Rundugai village, located in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. She is a widow. Her husband passed away four years ago, leaving her as…

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Audio postcard: Ugandan broadcasters reflect on winning the George Atkins Communications Award

Feb 14, 2014

Named after the founder of Farm Radio International, the George Atkins Communications Award recognizes rural radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contribution to food security and…

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