Spotlights

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Nakaseke Radio goes on air and online to alert farmers about Fall armyworm

Jaime Little October 16, 2017

Like many maize farmers in central Uganda, Peter Balaba was dismayed to find Fall armyworm caterpillars in his fields again this season. […]

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Spotlight on Hadiza Abdoulkarim, winner of a 2017 George Atkins Communications Award

Jaime Little October 09, 2017

Hadiza Abdoulkarim shrieked, dropped her bag, and raced back to the radio station. She had been shopping with a friend when her […]

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Spotlight on Filius Chalo Jere, winner of a 2017 George Atkins Communications Award

Jaime Little October 02, 2017

In the course of almost fifty years as a radio broadcaster, Filius Chalo Jere has become “a father figure” to many of […]

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Radio hosts fight Fall armyworm with interviews and information

Alison Sandstrom September 25, 2017

As the presenter of a popular farmer radio program, Gideon Sarkodie is well aware of the challenges facing small-scale growers. But in […]

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Spotlight on Veronica Barik, radio host and guinea fowl consultant

Jordan Omstead September 18, 2017

Veronica Barik has a clear and powerful voice, with a tone that identifies her as a radio presenter. She works at URA […]

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Three African broadcasters to receive George Atkins Communications Award

admin September 11, 2017

A young teacher turned radio host, a mother who fought stereotypes to work on air, and a retired broadcaster who can’t stop […]

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Young couple creates web series to make farming ‘cool’ (This is Africa)

admin September 04, 2017

Before they met, Inoussa Maïga and his wife Nawsheen Hosenally were both agriculture bloggers with a passion for using communications technologies to […]

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New studio allows Ugandan community radio station to expand programming

admin August 28, 2017

Broadcasters at Kagadi Kibaale Community Radio (KKCR) in western Uganda are now able to produce even more farming programs, and get them […]

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Broadcasting farmer stories helps audience and attracts advertisers in Uganda

admin August 22, 2017

Togo Mutanda Kasoro understands the value of broadcasting farming tips on the radio. He’s in charge of marketing and sales for two […]

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Media houses look for creative ways to stay afloat (DW Akademie)

admin August 14, 2017

“Do not bet when you are distressed or depressed” and “Do not bet using borrowed money” are two of the gambling tips […]

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DRC: With no guaranteed control methods, farmers experiment with their own techniques to manage ‘Boko Haram’ caterpillar

Aimee Ngnemzue July 31, 2017

In the Eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo, 2016/2017 was a bad season for most farmers. A caterpillar called Mtenkunya in […]

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Learning about broadcasting—and farming—through Farm Radio resources

admin July 24, 2017

Haruna Rashida understands the benefits of good farm radio resources. Mrs. Rashida is the host of Pukparba Saha (Farmers’ Time) on Ghana’s […]

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