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Radio Marketplace in Morogoro

Sep 20, 2017

Photo by Simon Scott Photography Farmers need information about many things when they are growing crops: good seeds, soil fertility, low-cost inputs, how to recognize…

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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

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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The Annans celebrate a colourful crop in Ghana

Aug 18, 2016

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan speaks about the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) to a packed crowd in Abor, Ghana. See all event photos…

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‘I think radio has better pictures’: Q & A with Doug Ward, recent appointee to the Order of Canada

Jan 14, 2016

Doug Ward, the chair of the board of FRI, in the studio at Radio Fana in Mali. We congratulate Doug Ward, the chair of our…

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This farmer’s life changed because of onions … and radio

Sep 12, 2014

Emanuel Fanuel is an onion farmer who lives at in Ngage village, in the Manyara Region of Tanzania. Before turning to onions, Emanuel grew coffee, sugar cane, maize…

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Feeding the Demand for more radio

Jun 13, 2012

Radio is the only place where the Minister of Agriculture and the small farmer meet, says Rex Chapota, Executive Director of Farm Radio Malawi. He…

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Fighting ‘Witch Weed’ with the Radio

Jun 5, 2012

Five years ago, nothing grew well in Barafo Théra’s family farm, which lies in the community of Damy in Mali. Nothing, that is, except for…

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Kenya: Women use a rotating savings scheme to help each other survive a drought (by Pius Sawa for Farm Radio International)

Oct 14, 2011

To mark the International Day of Rural Women on October 15th, Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) featured an article from one of our two FRW Service…

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Meanwhile in Rwanda: Our farmer gives birth to a baby boy

Oct 7, 2011

One of the keys to achieving food security in Africa is ensuring its millions of smallholder farmers are able to produce enough food for their…

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Farm Radio International vital tool in spreading facts, by Laura Rance

Oct 6, 2011

The following article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, October 5, 2011. We’ve all grown accustomed to the hype around Hockey Night in Canada, a…

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