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Broadcaster Alex Nimwamanya sees the impact his program has on farmers growing orange-fleshed sweet potato

Mar 20, 2018

Alex Nimwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. Alex is a…

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Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Mar 6, 2018

Recently, Kawinzi Muiu sat down with Barza Wire to discuss the role of women in ensuring food security and nutrition for families across Africa. Ms.…

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How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

Feb 21, 2018

Since 2012, we’ve been on air in Ethiopia in partnership with four radio stations to discuss quality protein maize, a variety of maize that offers…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Feb 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm…

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The power of information: How FRI resources inspired a broadcaster in Ghana to take up farming

May 25, 2017

Haruna Rashida truly understands the benefit of good farm radio resources. Host of Pukparba Saha (Farmers’ Time) on Ghana’s Northstar Radio, Haruna recently attended a…

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The Annans celebrate a colourful crop in Ghana

Aug 18, 2016

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan speaks about the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) to a packed crowd in Abor, Ghana. See all event photos…

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Talking about OFSP vines

A story of success promoting orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Dec 17, 2015

Maria Mchele (right) tells her story of growing orange-fleshed sweet potatoes to Radio Maria broadcaster Agnes Shayo, who featured Maria’s story as part of a…

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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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Audio postcard: A new way for schools to encourage a healthy diet

May 5, 2015

Farmers in Uganda are old and young, tall and short, men and women. They come from small towns and even smaller rural villages. But sometimes…

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Audio postcard: Quality Protein Maize — It’s protein with a punch

Apr 13, 2015

Before they began growing quality protein maize (QPM), many parents in the area of Nyabugando, Western Uganda, saw symptoms of sickness in their children. It…

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