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A veteran farmer spreads knowledge over the airwaves

Veteran farmer uses radio to educate peers

By Farm Radio International | Nov 6, 2019

Lemma Belachew was the first farmer in Delila kebele to start producing malt barley — at least, that’s what he told us when we met…

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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

By Farm Radio International | Oct 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up…

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Community Listening Groups

Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

By Farm Radio International | Oct 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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Women and telephones: Bridging the gender digital divide using simple solutions

By Farm Radio International | Sep 24, 2019

A community in western Burkina Faso finds a simple way to bridge the digital gender divide.

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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

By Farm Radio International | Sep 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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Model farmer holds radio

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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From farm to air

From farm to air: the making of a radio program

By Farm Radio International | Jun 13, 2019

We tagged alongside Abdul Mohammed Dahim, a broadcaster with Radio 123 in Tamale, Ghana, to interview farmers for an upcoming radio program.

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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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