Raising guinea fowl

| January 20, 2020

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This week’s Farmer story from Ghana talks about raising guinea fowl. This week’s Script of the week is a backgrounder document on raising guinea fowl. It is designed to give radio broadcasters the information needed to create effective and entertaining radio programs about raising guinea fowl.

The backgrounder talks about raising guinea fowl in northern Ghana, but you can easily adapt the information to other sub-Saharan African countries where guinea fowl are raised.

Section 2 of the document presents two true stories of raising guinea fowl in northern Ghana.

Section 3 presents background information on the production part of the guinea fowl value chain.

Section 4 lists sources for further information on raising guinea fowl. We include resource organizations, online radio programs, online videos, and online documents.

You could use the information in this document in several ways. For example:

  • You could use the stories in section 2 as a starting point for creating your own local programming on raising guinea fowl. You could interview farmers who raise guinea fowl.
  • You can use section 3 as background information for any program on raising guinea fowl.
  • You could contact one or more of the organizations listed in section 4 for further information, or to interview experts.
  • You could use the audio and video resources and online documents in section 4 to help you create programs on raising guinea fowl.