Featured Farmer Stories


Senegal: A marketplace to support sustainable local agri-businesses

In Senegal, there are many local producers and processors of organic products, grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides and processed without additives. […]


Namibia: Hydroponic gardening helps schools and communities

It’s break time and 12-year-old Sylvia Amaambo walks towards the school garden. She squats near a bed of water in the greenhouse […]


Two resources on groundnuts

Groundnut Post-harvest Operations (FAO) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) publishes an online compendium of post-harvest practices for […]


Application form: George Atkins Communication Award

The George Atkins Communications Award was established in 1991 to recognize rural radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contribution to food […]


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 […]