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Audio postcard: Ghanaian farmers capitalized on ICT to connect with markets

Jul 23, 2014

A radio producer from Obuoba FM interviews the chairperson of a farmer organization in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. Hello my name is Nathaniel Ofori, the information and…

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Audio postcard: Radio program helped farmers access vines to grow nutritious orange-fleshed sweet potato

Jul 17, 2014

Victoria Dansoa Abankwa, an agricultural extension officer and host of the orange-fleshed sweet potato program at Central Radio in Cape Coast, Ghana.  In 2013, Farm…

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Kielburgers: radio a self-help tool for farmers

Jul 5, 2013

Free the Children founders Craig and Marc Kielburger know that development work involves more than building schools or wells. “In many cases, […] communities are…

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Spring Network News is here!

Jun 24, 2013

Our most recent Network News is hot off the presses. In this issue we meet Dr. Adaptation and learn how his radio show helped Ghanaian…

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Audio Postcard: Women and land grabs in Ghana

May 13, 2013

Lydia Ajono, director of Radio Gurune and FRI broadcast partner, conducts a field interview with Amina Bukari, a rice and vegetable farmer from Gowrie village,…

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Philip Akafo’s Story

Sep 22, 2011

Ben Fiafor is Farm Radio International’s National Research Coordinator in Ghana. He writes about how one farmer, Philip Akafo, changed his life for the better…

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Gender Mainstreaming Workshop – Kumasi, Ghana – May 18-19, 2011 by Amanda Joyce, Farm Radio International Intern

Jun 28, 2011

I interviewed a female participant, Regina Suwie from Radio Progress in Ghana, who brought her baby to a workshop that I was involved in while working…

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“Radio can bring people together”

Aug 13, 2010

Farm Radio International broadcast partner, Lydia Ajono, has been involved with the Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN) since it began in 1999. She has worked…

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Rosemond Ohene: Giving Voice to Farmers in Ghana

Jun 9, 2010

Rosemond Ohene, a graduate from Cape Cost University in Accra, joined Ghana’s Rite FM with no experience in radio broadcasting.  It was a very challenging…

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From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers…

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