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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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Marketing change over the airwaves

Jan 29, 2015

Farming is a tough business, relying on good weather, hard work and fair prices at the market. Yet farmers are frequently faced with a shortage…

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How radio programmes can support agriculture and market development

Sep 17, 2014

Ghanaian farmers learn about a new, standardized bag for selling their produce. Without using bags of a standard size, many farmers are cheated by middlemen…

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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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