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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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Annual Report 2012-13 — Radio 2.0: When radio is more than radio

Dec 6, 2013

A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Farm Radio International began as an idea. Like most great ideas, it was deceptively simple, prompting the question, “Why…

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Counting on cassava

Oct 31, 2013

In many parts of Africa, cassava is one of the most important crops for small-scale farmers. Farmers have come to rely on the carbohydrate-rich tuber…

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Our promise to you

Oct 24, 2013

Having grown up on a family farm in Ontario, I’ve always been interested in agriculture. So, when the opportunity came to join the Board of…

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This Thanksgiving, thank a farmer!

Oct 4, 2013

Farmers feed us — all year round. This Thanksgiving, take some time to say thanks. Whatever you’ll be eating this Thanksgiving, farmers made it happen.…

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‘Farm Radio rocks!’

Sep 4, 2013

*David Gutnick is an award-winning radio documentary producer who has been a volunteer and mentor to Farm Radio International broadcast partners for FRI’s training programs.…

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