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Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project brings interactive radio to more than two million women farmers in West Africa

admin March 10, 2019

Farm Radio International is excited to start a new five-year project that will bring interactive radio services to more than seven million […]

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Six radio stations implement new Farm Radio format while focusing on women farmers

Maxine Betteridge-Moes March 03, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong […]

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Highlights from our Broadcaster resources survey

admin February 23, 2019

A few months ago, we asked our broadcasting partners to fill out an online survey about our radio resources, including Barza Wire […]

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Fact FM broadcaster listens to community issues, takes community complaints to people in power

Maxine Betteridge-Moes February 17, 2019

When Naomi Afriyie-Nyanor leads a community focus group discussion, she radiates confidence and authority. She wastes no time getting straight to the […]

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Barza Wire edition 500!

admin February 10, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: […]

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On-air quiz gets listeners calling in to Radio Argoutar

Maxine Betteridge-Moes February 03, 2019

Radio Argoutar is a small station with a big impact. The station is located in Ioba province in southwestern Burkina Faso, about […]

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Learning from Farm Radio’s radio resources

Maxine Betteridge-Moes January 21, 2019

Benjamin Homadzi has been hosting Farmers’ Forum on Lorlornyo FM in the Volta Region of Ghana for six years. He loves interacting […]

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Skyy Power FM: Voice for the voiceless in Ghana

Connor Oke January 13, 2019

Samuel Kojo Brace says the best part of his job is the opportunity to speak for the voiceless. He works for Skyy […]

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It takes a village: Engaging men, women & youth in ‘women’s issues’ (FRI blog)

admin January 05, 2019

“It takes a village to raise a child.” This proverb has many important meanings, but one related truth is that maternal, newborn, […]

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Learning about conservation agriculture—and community—through a radio project

John Klassen December 23, 2018

Ethiopia is a country with an extremely diverse landscape, ranging from beautiful mountain regions to vast plains. Though its economy has been […]

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What do rural women want?

admin December 17, 2018

This opinion piece was written by Caroline Namara, a journalist at Radio Bushenyi FM and social worker in the remote rural area […]

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The Mother of North Star FM uses unique drama format to address sensitive issues

Maxine Betteridge-Moes December 02, 2018

The only female broadcaster at North Star FM in Tamale, Ghana, is affectionately known as “Mama Rash.” Hers has become a household […]

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