Featured Farmer Stories


Senegal: Rice farmers want to change the reputation of local rice

Ibrahima Ly is a big rice producer in northern Senegal, growing irrigated rice in the Senegal River Valley. But Mr. Ly isn’t […]

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: Schools support girls during menstrual cycle

It is 10 in the morning and students are having fun in Lycée Schorge’s playground. But an eighth-grade student named Sakina Diallo […]


Tips for addressing gender equality in your farmer program: Part two

Last year, Farm Radio International launched the first Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. We received 40 applications. These applications included […]



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 […]