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Audio postcard: Reaching farmers in local languages

Jun 24, 2016

Program quality monitors make calls to farmers, speaking five of the languages of northern Ghana.   The Farm Radio International office in Tamale, Northern Ghana, booms…

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Sharing our work at farmers’ markets across the country

Sep 3, 2015

We know that Farm Radio International does important work to support small-scale farmers, partnering with radio broadcasters to share knowledge and amplify the voice of…

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Launching Barza Wire: Same great stories with a new name

Feb 5, 2015

Farm Radio International has been serving farm radio broadcasters for 35 years, providing them with valuable agricultural advice and tips on creating an impactful broadcast.…

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Audio postcard: Women helping women through communal banking in southern Tanzania

Oct 15, 2014

Yosefa Antony (left) shakes the hand of Faousta Amos, the secretary of her communal bank. Out in the small village of Namatula, Tanzania, where you’re more…

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Radio Boda-boda goes the extra mile to serve farmers

Jul 28, 2014

Rural radio broadcasts reach some of the most remote areas of sub-Saharan Africa. However, when FRI Tanzania staff visited the farming village of Engare Nairobi…

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Farmer Aurea, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Aurea, Tanzania

Jul 21, 2014

Aurea Lyamuya is a 52-year-old mother of eight. She lives in Ngage village in the Simanjiro District of the Manyara Region of Tanzania. She relocated there…

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Voices from the field: Erena Micheal, Tanzania

Jul 10, 2014

Erena Micheal dances under the hot summer sun in her colourful traditional Tanzania garments, celebrating the rice harvest with fellow farmers. She says she is…

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Farmer Hadija, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Hadija, Tanzania

Jun 26, 2014

Hadija is a farmer and mother of five children who lives in Rundugai village in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Region after being forced to relocate her there in…

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African Harvest: First time foodie event celebrated food, farmers and 35 years of Farm Radio International

May 22, 2014

Chefs Andrée Riffou and Jeff Crump did live cooking demonstrations of Africa-inspired dishes for guests at African Harvest, held May 1, 2014, in Ottawa. To celebrate…

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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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