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Alice Apinya

Meet Alice Apinya, guinea fowl farmer in Ghana

May 12, 2016

In a community in the Upper East Region of Ghana, small flocks of guinea fowl live in different pens. Three small doors open into different…

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Orange is the new white: Cooking with OFSP in Ghana

May 6, 2016

Video and photo by Jesse Winter Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is rich in beta-carotene, which the body turns into vitamin A. Its leaves also contain…

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Apialore Alagiwugah, guinea fowl farmer in Ghana

Mar 22, 2016

Photo and video by Jesse Winter Apialore Alagiwugah lives in Banyono, a community in northern Ghana. Like many farmers in the Upper East Region, he…

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Cooking OFSP

Women growing, cooking, and selling orange-fleshed sweet potato

Mar 8, 2016

Video by Jesse Winter Women farmers face many challenges. Often, they grow different crops or use different techniques than male farmers. This means they need…

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Empowering women farmers in Ghana

Mar 7, 2016

Video by Jesse Winter In many discussions about farming practices — both on air and off — women are often overlooked. But women make important…

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Lawrence Hiya

Audio postcard: How changing rainfall is affecting farmers in Ghana

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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Voices from the field: Ama Mary

Nov 24, 2015

Standing in her field, Ama Mary discusses the impact compost is having on her harvest. “I am certain this will make my crops flourish,” she…

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CIFSRF’s Up: FRI launching two new projects

Nov 24, 2015

Winning the competition always feels great, especially when the field is big and talented. We are excited to announce we are partners in two of…

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Supporting healthy eating on World Chef’s Day

Nov 11, 2015

Globally, Oct. 20 is marked as World Chef’s Day. This year’s theme was “Healthy Kids — Healthy Future.” Farm Radio International took part in the…

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Prisoners’ health improved by orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Oct 21, 2015

Eric Mireku is the superintendent of the Ankaful Main Camp Prison near Ghana’s Cape Coast. One day, he was listening to a program on Radio Central…

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