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This farmer may be blind, but that won’t stop him from seeing success

Nov 3, 2016

Ekow Yamoah is also known as “Ekow Vulcaniser” — a name he gets from his work fixing tires at his shop in Anamabo in the Central…

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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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This research farmer is sweet on a new kind of potato

Jul 15, 2016

Video by Jesse Winter Cyril Ananie is a research farmer in Lume Avete, a community in the Volta Region of eastern Ghana. He is helping…

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Audio postcard: Successful OFSP farmer meets Kofi Annan

May 31, 2016

Zakaria Dauda stands with his orange-fleshed sweet potato vines, waiting to sell them to farmers who hear his location on the radio. His OFSP farm…

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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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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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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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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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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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