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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

By Farm Radio International | Nov 18, 2016

Photo: Jesse Winter One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to…

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Farmer program producer Alfred Kangambega with the gift of resource packs and sansas

Farm Radio research project releases its final report

By Farm Radio International | Nov 11, 2016

Radio is widely acknowledged as the best way to deliver farming information to small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. But, until recently, little was known about…

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Farm Radio goes west: Our first-ever supporter event in Vancouver!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2016

“Wait a minute!” interjected donor Paul McRae as I thanked the twenty Farm Radio supporters who attended our reception in Vancouver last week. I didn’t…

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Radio key to success for this first-time guinea fowl farmer

By Farm Radio International | Aug 3, 2016

When Sewura Ebenezer Ayibabu, 35, was given 15 guinea fowl eggs by a friend one day, he wasn’t quite sure what to do with them. He…

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Radio can rain information when drought strikes

By Farm Radio International | Jul 5, 2016

Imagine you’re a farmer and the rainy season that you depend on doesn’t come. This happens again — and again. After three failed rainy seasons you…

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How changing rainfall is affecting farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Dec 1, 2015

The rains in the Upper East Region of Ghana normally start in May. This year they didn’t come until July. Farmers near the community of…

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Watering the soil with the sweat of his brow: FRI supporter David Frere visits Tanzania to see farmers, and Farm Radio, in action

By Farm Radio International | Nov 27, 2015

I have been a happy supporter of Farm Radio International for a number of years now and have recently returned from a trip to Tanzania…

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Audio postcard: Radio helps bean farmers get more from their crops

By Farm Radio International | Nov 26, 2015

Extension officer Comfort Mlegwa (left) and farmer Augustino Hoza (centre) demonstrate a bean harvesting method in which beans are beaten out of their shells with…

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Learning from each other and the radio as a community listening group

By Farm Radio International | Mar 3, 2015

After growing enset for the past eight years, Tagesech Belete, 23, has gained much of her farming knowledge from experience. But when Kembata Community Radio…

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Voices from the field: Abdillahi Mabomba, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jul 29, 2014

Abdillahi Mabomba is a Tanzanian rice farmer who lives in the town of Ndanda, in the Mtwara Region of southern Tanzania, just north of Mozambique.…

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