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Voices from the field: Bonder Conda, Ghana

Aug 27, 2016

Bonder Conda was sceptical when he first heard a radio program on Atobo FM mention that using improved seeds would result in higher yields on…

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Voices from the field: Maame Ablore, Ghana

Aug 26, 2016

Despite having been farming for a “lifetime,” Maame Ablore is not against trying new things. When she heard the voice of another female farmer on…

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Voices from the field: Kofi Asamoah, Ghana

Aug 25, 2016

Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest differences. For Kofi Asamoah, that change was as simple as digging a small hole to place his…

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Voices from the field: Kano Sikple, Ghana

Aug 24, 2016

Every Monday evening Kano Sikple turns on her radio set, certain in the knowledge that she is about to learn something useful. “I know that every…

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Voices from the field: Ishmael Kontor, Ghana

Aug 23, 2016

Farmer Ishmael Kontor of Ghana demonstrates the row-planting method he learned about over the radio. When Ishmael Kontor, 68, retired back to his village of Techiman…

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Voices from the field: Ruth Yeaboah, Ghana

Aug 22, 2016

“The bigger the land the higher the yield,” was what Ruth Yeaboah believed — at least until she started listening to the Agrotech program on Astor…

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Voices from the field: Yahaya Seidu, Ghana

Aug 21, 2016

Two weeks before Yahaya Seidu, 34, goes to plant his seeds, he prepares a special batch of up to 40 seeds and plants them in…

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Voices from the field: Asiata Kusi, Ghana

Aug 20, 2016

While Asiata Kusi, 35, heard about farm planning at school, she didn’t know how to go about doing it until she started listening to the Agrotech…

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Voices from the field: Kusi Adams, Ghana

Aug 19, 2016

To the unknowing eye, what Kusi Adams does in order to choose what land to plant on might look strange. He peers carefully at the…

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How this farmer quadrupled her yield

Aug 18, 2016

Azara Zackaria grows soya beans on her farm in Ghana’s Northern Region. She recently more than quadrupled her yield. How? She says that radio was one of…

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