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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

By Farm Radio International | Feb 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than…

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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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Guinea Fowl Evaluation

How an odd little bird is helping farmers in Ghana make a living

By Farm Radio International | Dec 12, 2018

In October, the Farm Radio International team in Tamale, Ghana, conducted a five day evaluation of the BRIDGE, or Bridging Rural Information Dissemination through Dialogue…

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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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Achieving zero hunger through radio programs on guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2018

This World Food Day, we’re showcasing one of our projects that shows how basic agriculture information can not only help farmers raise nutritious animals for…

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Rex Chapota

Close to home: Fall armyworm leaves none untouched

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

Rex Chapota, Farm Radio International’s Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, calls himself a “weekend farmer.” From eight till five, Monday to Friday, he…

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

By Farm Radio International | 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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Voices from the field: The struggle of women rearing guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Jan 2, 2018

Theodora Kubaje has lived in the Upper East Region of Ghana for most of her life. She’s been a dynamic voice in her village for…

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Sharing innovation on the radio, and throughout the community

By Farm Radio International | Nov 22, 2017

In Awash Bune kebele, in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region, women don’t plough the fields. They hire labourers or leave the ploughing for their husbands. This is…

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