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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
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Call for instructional design proposals

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Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

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America and her oldest daughter, 16, stand among her flourishing corn crops.

Listening together: Radio helps empower a family and the community

By Helen Claire Andrus America Asrassie is a woman determined to make the best of every situation. Perhaps it starts ...
Radio and Rice

Rice and Radio: How radio programs and face-to-face training is improving lives in Ethiopia

Adugna Tigab is a 33-year-old farmer in Bure Kebele of Lebokemkem woreda (or district) in Ethiopia. This year due to ...
Farm Radio International signs agreement with MoFA

Farm Radio to assist Government of Ghana with Digital Agricultural Advisory Services

Getting good information to farmers can be a challenge at the best of times in Ghana, where extension agents have ...

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