Featured Farmer Stories


Kenya: Mango farmers use plastic bottles to manage fruit flies

Josiah Mwangi’s farm is full of mango trees. Looking at it from a distance, the trees appear to form a canopy, with […]


Kenya: ‘Peace ambassadors’ ease water conflicts in drought-prone Kenya (Trust)

Outside a small, secluded house in Maweni village, Kenya, a group of about 150 farmers sit together in the sweltering heat to […]


Pest management in mangoes

Fruit flies and other pests can severely affect the yield farmers expect from their mango trees. Pests can damage the fruit and […]


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We hope you enjoy the resources that we share through Barza Wire, Farm Radio Resource Packs, E-discussions, and Farm Radio Training. You […]


An urban migrant makes his own luck in organic farming

Sibongile Sityebi heads up an urban agricultural masterpiece, supported by Ntombesine and Vuyokazi Wulana, two demure but hard working women from the […]

Analysing farm radio through contemporary models of science communication (Kilimo Media)

Fabian Oswald, completed his Masters degree at the Kalsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.  The focus of his work was based on […]

FAO uses radio and Farmer Field School approach to support farmers facing the Fall armyworm

The Fall armyworm is a caterpillar, a member of the Lepidopteran family, that feeds in large numbers on a wide variety of […]