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Just a phone call away for farmers in Malawi facing Fall armyworm

Nov 29, 2017

In Malawi, farmers have already been hit hard by Fall armyworm. In August, farmers had reported more than 140,000 hectares of maize ravaged by the…

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Fall armyworm destroys maize

On the air in Uganda to share information about Fall armyworm

Nov 14, 2017

The Fall armyworm is marching through farmers’ fields across Africa, with 28 countries now dealing with this foreign invader. Uganda first experienced the Fall armyworm…

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Filius Jere

Meet Filius Chalo Jere, serving farmers with farm radio programs and Farm Radio resources for nearly 50 years

Oct 30, 2017

In the course of almost fifty years as a radio broadcaster, Filius Chalo Jere has become “a father figure” to many of his younger colleagues.…

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 107 is now online

Oct 29, 2017

Our 107th Farm Radio Resource Pack is now online! Circulated to 650+ broadcasters in 40 countries, this pack includes 9 scripts and a backgrounder on…

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Tuning In Fall 2017

Read the fall edition of Tuning In!

Oct 24, 2017

In our latest edition of Tuning In, we draw your attention to a very alarming, voracious pest, the Fall armyworm. It is causing destruction as…

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Nakaseke Radio goes on air in Uganda to alert farmers about Fall armyworm

Oct 17, 2017

Like many maize farmers in central Uganda, Peter Balaba was dismayed to find Fall armyworm caterpillars in his fields again this season. Peter farms four…

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Protecting earnings and the environment – and chocolate production – with a new radio campaign

Oct 3, 2017

Charles Brefo-Nimo, SNV project co-ordinator, in front of the SNV office in Essam, Western Region Ghana Ghana is the second largest producer of cocoa in…

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Fall armyworm

How broadcasters are responding to this hungry, hungry caterpillar

Sep 26, 2017

As the presenter of a popular agriculture radio program, Gideon Sarkodie is well-versed on the challenges facing smallholder farmers. But in the six years he’s…

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Jorpe Nanecha feeds her children thanks to the power of radio

A farmer never stops learning

Sep 26, 2017

When it’s time to tune in to Atota on Oromia radio, Jorpe Nanecha carefully unlocks the cabinet below where she proudly displays her plates and…

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Fall Armyworm

Small but hungry

Sep 20, 2017

A new and dangerous pest is quickly spreading across Africa. In less than two years, the Fall armyworm has been spotted in 26 countries from…

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