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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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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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Christian Ofori Kuma: Inspiring big changes for farmers

Aug 27, 2015

Christian Ofori Kuma knew little of agriculture before he was chosen as a senior program producer on Akyeaa FM’s program Akuafo Mo (Thank you farmers)…

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Press release: FRI project nominated for international communication for development award

May 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   A leader in the field: Farm Radio International (FRI) has been nominated for an international award recognizing the impact of the…

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Audio postcard: Using entertainment to prevent an Ebola outbreak

Mar 12, 2015

“Papa doctor, I beg of you. If you do not want my trouble you will give me my son’s corpse. We have to mourn and…

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