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Broadcasters support locust response as infestations threaten farmers

Jun 1, 2020

Broadcasters in Kenya are serving farmers as they face dual emergencies: the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing locust infestation.

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CBC As It Happens: Radio helps farmers impacted by locust infestation

Feb 14, 2020

Moses Omondi, our radio craft and program officer in Kenya, spoke with Carol Off of CBC’s As It Happens about the locust infestation plaguing the country.

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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

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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America and her oldest daughter, 16, stand among her flourishing corn crops.

Listening together: Radio helps empower a family and the community

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

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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Farm Radio International signs agreement with MoFA

Farm Radio to assist Government of Ghana with Digital Agricultural Advisory Services

Jul 12, 2019

Farm Radio and MoFA will be working together to create a high-quality digital agricultural advisory service using radio and mobile phones.

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Farm Radio International partners with Elanco to support livestock farmers in Tanzania

Jun 24, 2019

For livestock farmers, the health of their animals means the health of their families. That’s why Farm Radio International is partnering with Elanco Animal Health…

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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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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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