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Audio postcard: The creativity and challenges facing women in technology

By Farm Radio International | Mar 10, 2015

FRI has two creative and passionate women working as information communication technology (ICT) officers in the field, helping to train broadcasters on new ways to…

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Why more female voices are needed on the air

By Farm Radio International | Mar 5, 2015

Farm Radio International works with broadcasters across Africa, and has seen the challenges female broadcasters face in the workplace and in the field. Three strong…

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Barza Wire’s top stories feature women doing great work

By Farm Radio International | Mar 4, 2015

Since 2007, Farm Radio Weekly — now known as Barza Wire — has been producing great farmer stories. Every week, more than 2,000 broadcasters receive…

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Our commitment to gender equality

By Farm Radio International | Mar 3, 2015

Farm Radio International has long been committed to including women in every aspect of our work: as broadcasters, farmers and agricultural extension workers. In July…

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With radio, women can increase their harvest and their incomes

By Farm Radio International | Mar 3, 2015

Mariam Amiri’s field is her family’s source of food and income. She grows beans as a staple crop on her plot of land in the…

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Audio postcard: Women helping women through communal banking in southern Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2014

Yosefa Antony (left) shakes the hand of Faousta Amos, the secretary of her communal bank. Out in the small village of Namatula, Tanzania, where you’re more…

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Farmer Aurea, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Aurea, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jul 21, 2014

Aurea Lyamuya is a 52-year-old mother of eight. She lives in Ngage village in the Simanjiro District of the Manyara Region of Tanzania. She relocated there…

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Farmer Hadija, Tanzania

Voices from the field: Hadija, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 26, 2014

Hadija is a farmer and mother of five children who lives in Rundugai village in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Region after being forced to relocate her there in…

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When radio proves more powerful than money

By Farm Radio International | Mar 20, 2014

Photo and story credit: Martin Mwape, a Zambian broadcaster from Breeze FM Masiye Mwale is a small-scale farmer in her thirties. She is a mother of…

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Voices from the field: Benedetha, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Mar 14, 2014

Benadetha Mmaravi is a teacher and farmer from Msijute village in the Mtwara Region of southern Tanzania. Valuing education, she is working hard in both…

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