Projects: Tanzania

Listening Post

Knowledge is power, but policy-makers often focus on the messages think they should tell  farmers instead of the […]

In Mtwara and Lindi regions of Tanzania, 87% of farmers are dependent on rain-fed agriculture, but without rain, […]

Five East African countries have introduced harmonized standards for growing, harvesting, drying, sorting, bagging and processing cassava and […]

Cassava is a great staple crop, growing well even with long dry periods. It is also highly nutritious, […]

This project is part of the Her Farm Radio initiative While all FRI projects are designed to be […]

Resilience can come in the form of improved seed varieties, the use of compost to increase soil fertility and effective pest management techniques. It can also come in the form of improved post-harvest techniques and access to new markets so farmers can achieve better value for their hard work.

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More than ever, farmers, and female farmers in particular, need access to relevant agricultural information to help them meet the nutrition and food security needs of their families and communities. It is also important that farmers have a stronger voice in directing future agricultural research and policies so they are more demand-driven.

Vitamin A is important for fighting infections, growth, bone development and overall health, yet vitamin A deficiency is a widespread health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. This project aims to get vitamin-rich sweet potatoes onto farms and dinner plates.

This project is part of the Her Farm Radio initiative While all FRI projects are designed to be […]

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Since the 1970s, when Farm Radio International was known as the Developing Countries Farm Radio Network, we have championed the need for bringing radio broadcasters together.