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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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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

Voice of Kigezi, Uganda On Saturday evenings at 6 p.m., if you tune to Voice of Kigezi on the airwaves ...
Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and ...
Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali ...
World Radio Day

Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to ...
Barza Wire celebrates 500 issues

Celebrating our 500th issue of Barza Wire

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate ...
Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. ...
Podcast Challenge

The Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge 2018: Expanding the conversation

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, ...
Guinea Fowl Evaluation Team

A microphone and a guinea fowl: a young Canadian shares voices of Ghanaian farmers

In a community in rural Ghana, Maxine Betteridge-Moes sits down with several farmers. Through a translator, she asks questions about ...
Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

Voice of Kigezi, Uganda On Saturday evenings at 6 p.m., if you tune to Voice of Kigezi on the airwaves ...
Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and ...
Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali ...

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