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
  • Community development
  • Crop production
  • Energy
  • 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

Restoring degraded land in northern Uganda by planting indigenous trees

HOST:                                                Hello, dear listener, welcome to our radio program. Today, we are going to talk about the promotion of tree planting by Kijani Forestry, based in the Gulu district of northern Uganda. We will look at the challenges they face and discuss the species they plant. We will also talk about the impact of climate…

The risks of intergenerational relationships

HOST:                                                Hello and welcome, listeners! This is Grace Kapatuka. I am here again with another program on issues affecting the younger generation. In the program this afternoon, we will discuss the risks of intergenerational relationships and how young people can deal with them. Today, I will take you to one of the districts in Malawi…

How a family divides tasks to address gender inequities

SFX:                                                     Signature tune. HOST:                                                Hello listeners, welcome back to your favourite program, The healthy family. Today, we have a special focus on unpaid care work in homes, and how sharing household responsibilities between men and women can benefit families. Unpaid care work involves domestic chores and the direct care of persons, including children, the…

Addressing gender inequities in unpaid care work in rural and urban Kenya

HOST:                                                        In most Kenyan cultures, children are brought up to believe that men provide basic needs for the family, while women are homemakers and take care of everyone and everything in the home. Because of this, women end up doing most of the domestic work and other unpaid care work in the household. How…

Encouraging girls to stay in school

Signature tune up, then fade out HOST:                                                          Welcome, listeners. The topic of today’s program is keeping girls in school in Burkina Faso. Although they are in the majority, girls face difficulties in accessing school, staying in the education system, and succeeding in school. This is due to a number of socio-cultural factors and constraints,…

The value of men who help raise their children

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC UP, THEN FADE OUT HOST:                                                Hello and welcome to today’s discussion. We are going to be talking about unpaid care work, which is household and community work that society has assigned to women and girls as bearing the primary responsibility to perform such duties. In this script we speak to a young couple,…

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…