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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Mar 8, 2019

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Muribu Ali, George Atkins Award Winner

Mubiru Ali: George Atkins Communications Award winner, Radio Simba, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Oct 19, 2018

In April 2016, Ugandan farmers called into their favourite program on Radio Simba to complain of an unknown pest that was destroying their maize crops.…

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A new tool for farmers facing the Fall armyworm: radio

By Farm Radio International | May 16, 2018

In the Central and Western region of Uganda, farmers are busy with the first weeding of the season. As they head into their maize fields,…

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Radio helps farmers find better buyers for orange-fleshed sweet potato

By Farm Radio International | Apr 18, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting, holding a hoe and a potato in…

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

By Farm Radio International | 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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Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International.

Interactive Radio: A powerful tool to amplify women’s voices in public spaces

By Farm Radio International | Mar 7, 2018

Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a…

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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

By Farm Radio International | Feb 15, 2018

Watch our webinar to explore the challenges and successes of scale and sustainability with ICT-enabled projects. At Farm Radio International, our work requires great partnerships…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

By Farm Radio International | 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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Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

Voices of farmers facing the Fall armyworm – how radio is helping farmers

By Farm Radio International | Dec 5, 2017

Deo Mutekanyiza beside his maize field Masindi and Kiryandongo are the maize-growing regions of Uganda, and maize – or corn – is a staple crop,…

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Fall armyworm destroys maize

On the air in Uganda to share information about Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | 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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