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Mangrove rehabilitation and replanting

February 14, 2024

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

February 5, 2024

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

February 2, 2024

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

January 26, 2024

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…

Nature-based Solutions

January 23, 2024

Dear broadcasting partners, Here is our theme pack for January 2024, about the different types of Nature-based Solutions. Nature-based solutions are defined as “actions to protect, sustainably manage and restore natural or modified ecosystems that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits.” There are many kinds of Nature-based Solutions….

Beekeeping enriches farmers while preserving the environment

January 11, 2024

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

January 10, 2024

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

January 10, 2024

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…

Climate change

December 22, 2023

Dear broadcasting partners, Since 2019, FRI has collaborated with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to create resources on how farmers in various African countries can adapt to climate change. The resources provide the most current information on how climate change is affecting the weather and climate in the country, and on how it’s…

Benefits of intercropping, cover crops, and agroforestry

December 19, 2023

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…