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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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Her Voice on Air: Speaking up and fighting drought in Ethiopia

May 26, 2016

FRI’s Karen Hampson (right) interviews Hiwot Tirfneh (centre) and other members of the Mearenet women’s radio listening group in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.  Nine women surround Hiwot,…

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Hamsatou Kano

How radio brought a nurse to Kokomani village

May 20, 2016

Hamsatou Kano, president of the Kokomani women’s radio listening group, being interviewed for a radio broadcast. A single radio broadcast can change lives. This is certainly…

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Meet Sogodogo Sarata Berthé, poultry farmer from Bougouni, Mali

Mar 22, 2016

Sogodogo Sarata Berthé worked as a postal services wicket clerk up to when she retired at the age of 55. Now, the 65-year-old woman raises…

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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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Empowering women farmers in Ghana

Mar 7, 2016

Video by Jesse Winter In many discussions about farming practices — both on air and off — women are often overlooked. But women make important…

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Broadcaster profile: How Acirocan Flavia (and her listeners) benefited from our e-course

Mar 3, 2016

Farmer program e-course: Strengthening broadcasters’ interview and story-telling skills   A journalist by profession, Acirocan Flavia has been working in radio for seven years. She…

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8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

Feb 25, 2016

How radio is seeding change for small-scale farmers Radio can share vital information on agricultural techniques, nutrition, health care, local politics, weather and more. Radio…

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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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Her Voice on Air: Amplifying the voices of women farmers

Nov 24, 2015

Peer-to-peer exchange is one of the most powerful adoption pathways. Farm Radio International uses radio to extend peer-to-peer far beyond village or kinship boundaries. Our…

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