Spotlights from Ghana

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Using Farm Radio resources for programs other than agriculture

Maxine Betteridge-Moes April 14, 2019

One of a radio program manager’s vital tasks is identifying relevant topics to be discussed on different programs. Mornahson Alexander is the […]

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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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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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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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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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Spotlight on Josephine Adumako Akaribo, broadcaster at Radio Gurune, Ghana, and 2017 George Atkins Communications Award winner

Maxine Betteridge-Moes November 26, 2018

Agricultural broadcasting is a family affair at Radio Gurune in Bolgatanga, in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Station director Lydia Ajono […]

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Building Accra: Encouraging women and youth to enter residential construction—by using radio

Connor Oke November 18, 2018

Ghana is booming. Residential construction in the Greater Accra Region—a loud, crowded, sweaty metropolis of four million and rising—is now one of […]

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Spotlight on Earl Samuels, George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Fiila FM, Ghana

Maxine Betteridge-Moes October 01, 2018

Earl Samuels has long had the desire to empower his people and provide access to information in hard times. This inspired him […]

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Spotlight: In Ghana, the farmer’s friend is always on call

Maxine Betteridge-Moes August 13, 2018

In Ghana’s Northern Region, farmers who tune into Radio Savannah 91.3 FM on Sunday evenings recognize the familiar voice of a man […]

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Spotlight: Otec FM runs farming workshops to raise money for programs

Jaime Little June 04, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview […]

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Spotlight on Ghana’s Radio1: Digging deeper into mining industry’s impacts on farmers

Jaime Little December 18, 2017

When Victoria Korkor and Emmanuel Asamoah of Ghana’s Radio1 look at the big picture, they worry about Ghana’s ability to sustainably feed […]

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