Interviews

Interview scripts feature interviews with two farmers or rural people and one or two subject-matter experts, exploring a challenge and possible solutions. They also feature and intro and extro by the radio show host. They are written by African journalists, based on real interviews.

Interview scripts can be translated and adapted as necessary to suit the local context, then performed on air as dramatized interviews. Or reach them as inspiration and guidance for your own interviews.

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  • Agriculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Children and youth
  • Climate change
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  • Environment and climate change
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Hygiene and sanitation
  • Land issues
  • Livestock and beekeeping
  • Marketing and market information
  • Nature-based Solutions
  • Nutrition
  • Post-harvest activities
  • Social issues
  • Soil health
  • Trees and agroforestry
  • Water management

Misconceptions about contraceptives

HOST:                                                Good morning (afternoon, evening), listeners, and welcome to our weekly health show. Misconceptions about contraceptives are prevalent in many communities in Malawi, particularly among adolescents. Contraceptives is a complex topic, influenced by cultural, social, and educational factors. It’s also important to note that perceptions, beliefs, and perspectives can vary widely within any society.…

Mangrove rehabilitation and replanting

Signature tune up, then fade out Host:                                                Hello and welcome to our loyal listeners. The theme of today’s program is Nature-based Solutions, focusing on the regeneration of mangroves in the coastal villages of Grand-Lahou in Côte d’Ivoire. It discusses all aspects of the villages in this geographical area, including women, men, and nature conservationists.…

The breeze is cool again: Amuria farmers happy vegetation is returning with Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration

HOST:                                                Greetings, listeners, and welcome to the program. My name is ____. Today we will be talking about farmer-managed natural regeneration. What is that, you ask? It’s a low-cost, sustainable technique for restoring land that is used to combat poverty and hunger amongst small-scale farmers in countries like Uganda. This technique increases food and timber…

Planted buffer zones protect watercourses

Signature tune rises, then fades out HOST:                                                Welcome, listeners. Today, we’re going to talk about protecting waterways from siltation by creating vegetated buffer zones. We’ll present two cases: that of the Mouhoum river in Bendougou, a village located about twenty kilometres from Dédougou in the Boucle du Mouhoun region, and the case of the…

Rehabilitating mangroves in Ghana

Elikem Kuampah:                    Good evening, cherished listeners. You are welcome to Environment Channel O. My name is Elikem Kuampah, host of Environment Today. Today, we will discuss the rehabilitation of mangroves and how important that is to the environment—and people’s livelihoods! Stay tuned, don’t touch that dial! SFX:                                                   SHORT MUSICAL INTERLUDE Elikem Kuampah:                    Welcome back…

Beekeeping enriches farmers while preserving the environment

Signature tune UP, then fade out HOST:                                                Hello, dear listeners. Welcome to your program. My name is Solange Bicaba. Today, we’re going to talk about the practice of beekeeping and its benefits for people and the environment in Yabasso, a village in the Hauts-Bassins region of western Burkina Faso. In this village, about thirty people…

Reforestation brings hope to Ethiopia’s Bale Mount

HOST:                                                   Hello, dear listeners. We sincerely hope you had a great weekend. In today’s program, our guests and I will discuss the consequences of deforestation and forest degradation in Bale Mount, as well as some potential remedies. Deforestation is one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues right now. It is the process by which…

Farmers sustainably grow vegetables and fruits while protecting wetlands

HOST:                                                Wetlands are areas of land where water covers the soil, either seasonally or permanently. They include swamps, and have unique systems of groundwater movement, waterlogged soils, and vegetation that is well-adapted to water. Wetlands provide important ecological services such as controlling floods, purifying water, and providing habitat and support for many plant and…

Benefits of intercropping, cover crops, and agroforestry

FILIUS JERE:                                  Climate change is a very big concern for many people today. Many things, but primarily human activities, cause climate change. However, in a nutshell, people’s reckless handling of the environment is mostly to blame. The use of fossil fuels and deforestation are two of the major causes of climate change, and the impacts…

Farmer-managed natural regeneration in Ghana

SFX:  Signature tune THEN FADE UNDER HOST:  Hello listeners, welcome back to our farmer program, Farm right. Today, we have a special focus on an interesting practice called Farmer-managed natural regeneration, or FMNR. According to World Agroforestry, FMNR is an affordable and easy way of restoring and improving agricultural, forest, and pasture lands. It promotes…