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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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: Using cooking shows to talk about nutrition

Apr 6, 2015

It is estimated that 250 million children under the age of five do not receive enough vitamin A. In Ghana, 72 per cent of children…

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This farmer’s life changed because of OFSP … and radio

Nov 14, 2014

Angelina Peter Mlingwa is 26 years old and has two children. She knows orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) are nutritious and have lots of vitamins for…

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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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Farmers in Burkina Faso eager to learn about orange-fleshed sweet potato

Jul 15, 2014

Emeline Bembélé and her daughter in Orodara, Burkina Faso, where Farm Radio International’s latest campaign on the benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes was launched. Emeline is eager to learn…

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Audio postcard: Research on sweet potato selection shows that nutrition is often an afterthought

Jul 3, 2014

Hi I’m Janelle from Farm Radio Ghana. Here’s my interview with Frank Quiquché Aka, Senior Researcher at the crop science department of the University of…

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Radio plants a seed for an agribusiness in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2014

Dickson Mhoro looks out over the two acres of farmland where he is producing orange-fleshed sweet potato vines for sale with his friend and business…

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