Sharing Knowledge, Giving Voice

News

Categories

Balancing broadcasting work and childcare

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

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

By Farm Radio International | 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,…

Read More
Hamsatou Kano

How radio brought a nurse to Kokomani village

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

Meet Sogodogo Sarata Berthé, poultry farmer from Bougouni, Mali

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More
Cooking OFSP

Women growing, cooking, and selling orange-fleshed sweet potato

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

Empowering women farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

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

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More
Talking about OFSP vines

A story of success promoting orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More

Her Voice on Air: Amplifying the voices of women farmers

By Farm Radio International | 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…

Read More