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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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