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BarzaWire - Issue 500

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Spotlight

February 10, 2019

Featured Farmer Stories

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Ghana

Ghana: Women bring light (literally) to rural communities

Mabel Akanyinte installs solar panels in remote, off-grid communities in northern Ghana. It’s hard work that sometimes requires climbing on roofs to […]

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Mali

Mali: Rastaman spreads the word to youth about the importance of agriculture

When a ‘60s Volkswagen Beetle coloured green, yellow, and red rolls down the road, everyone in Siby knows who is on board. […]

Resources

World Radio Day 2019

World Radio Day is celebrated every year on February 13. Farm Radio International joins UNESCO in inviting all radio stations and supporting […]

Opportunities

Funds for women journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation supports women journalists’ reporting projects through the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Journalists may apply […]

YenKasa

The Garden in a Packet

Nonhlanhla Joye is known as a Farmer, a Social Entrepreneur and the Founder of Umgibe Farming Organics and Training Institute who is […]

Community radio stations unite to build peace – Part 1

The role of radio as source of information mustn’t be underrated, despite TV, Internet, social media and the still existing printed press. […]

World Radio Day- Radio a Tool for Promoting Dialogue and Peace Building

Radio is celebrated world over for its life changing attributes especially in developing countries where the development agenda remains a common denominator […]