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It’s amazing what good radio can do.

We’re on a mission to put radio to work for Africa’s small-scale farmers. You can help make a difference.

It's amazing what good radio can do.

We're on a mission to put radio to work for Africa's small-scale farmers. You can help make a difference.

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Small-scale farmers produce most of the food in Africa, but too often can’t make ends meet. Thankfully, there's a simple and accessible tool that can help them help themselves: RADIO.

The world's most popular mass medium is especially important in rural Africa, where people rely on it for information.

Available to practically everyone and broadcast in local languages, radio has the power to transform lives and whole communities for the better. And, combined with digital technologies, it is more powerful than ever before.

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Who we are

We are a Canadian charity uniquely focused on using radio to strengthen African farming communities.

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What we do

Radio Resources

We offer resources and training to improve rural radio programs.

Radio Innovations

We come up with new ways to make radio better than ever before. 

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Projects

We run targeted projects that use radio to get results at scale.

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Active projects
Massai farmer with radio

Farm Radio International partners with Elanco to support livestock farmers in Tanzania

For livestock farmers, the health of their animals means the health of their families. That’s why Farm Radio International is ...
From farm to air

From farm to air: the making of a radio program

Heading to the field I recently tagged alongside Abdul Mohammed Dahim, a broadcaster with Radio 123 in Tamale, Ghana, to ...
Call for proposals

Call for instructional design proposals

CALL FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN PROPOSALS Download the full posting here. 1. Project overview Scaling Her Voice on Air is a ...
Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

The story goes like this. In 1975 George Atkins, then a farm radio broadcaster with CBC, was travelling down a ...
Farm Radio celebrates 40 years

After 40 years, Farm Radio looks to the future

By Kevin Perkins, Farm Radio International Executive Director Since our humble beginnings in 1979, Farm Radio International has grown to ...
WAGES

A road map to community involvement in development through radio

By Maxine Betteridge-Moes A road sign, not remarkable, stands on a corner of a road in the Western Region of ...
Kevin Perkins and Senator Stan Kutcher

‘Small but mighty’: Farm Radio International honoured in Canadian Senate

Executive director Kevin Perkins stands with Senator Stan Kutcher at the Senate of Canada on April 3. Canadian Senator Ratna ...
International Women's Day Ethiopia

It’s not all celebration: Farm Radio Ethiopia tackles gender equality at a staff level

Recently our team in Ethiopia marked International Women’s Day with a reception celebrating the unique contributions women in the office ...
Massai farmer with radio

Farm Radio International partners with Elanco to support livestock farmers in Tanzania

For livestock farmers, the health of their animals means the health of their families. That’s why Farm Radio International is ...
From farm to air

From farm to air: the making of a radio program

Heading to the field I recently tagged alongside Abdul Mohammed Dahim, a broadcaster with Radio 123 in Tamale, Ghana, to ...
Call for proposals

Call for instructional design proposals

CALL FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN PROPOSALS Download the full posting here. 1. Project overview Scaling Her Voice on Air is a ...

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