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Spotlight: 10 years on, Uganda’s Radio Simba develops sustainable radio programs on orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Feb 3, 2022

A radio series broadcast nearly 10 years ago has inspired Uganda’s Radio Simba to develop a sustainably viable agricultural program that continues today.

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development at a distance - radio in a cocoa tree

Going the distance: Insights about our changing development practices during COVID-19

Jan 28, 2022

Since the pandemic, Farm Radio has introduced new methods and further adapted existing ones in order to work entirely remote-led and at-a-distance

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Celebrate World Radio Day with Farm Radio International

Feb 12, 2017

Taking place each year on February 13, World Radio Day is a global celebration of radio that was established in 2012 by the UN.  …

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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

Nov 18, 2016

Photo: Jesse Winter One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to…

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Farmer program producer Alfred Kangambega with the gift of resource packs and sansas

Farm Radio research project releases its final report

Nov 11, 2016

Radio is widely acknowledged as the best way to deliver farming information to small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. But, until recently, little was known about…

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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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Farm Radio goes west: Our first-ever supporter event in Vancouver!

Oct 28, 2016

“Wait a minute!” interjected donor Paul McRae as I thanked the twenty Farm Radio supporters who attended our reception in Vancouver last week. I didn’t…

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Radio: A source of information and motivation for this determined farmer

Sep 30, 2016

Interview and photos by Jesse Winter Theodora Kubaje has raised guinea fowl her entire life. “My father was a farmer and my mother. So, as…

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Balancing broadcasting work and childcare

Sep 14, 2016

Madame Florence Acquaye of URA Radio interviews a farmer while carrying her son on her back. Madame Florence hustles — it seems the only way to describe…

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Uliza: Connecting broadcasters and farmers for better radio

Sep 9, 2016

Video by Katie Burnham At Farm Radio International we work to share knowledge with small-scale African farmers and make sure their voices are heard. Radio is a…

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