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Our work in Mali

September 19, 2018

Our work in Mali Our work in Mali Political unrest and insecurity in Mali in recent years has made radio an even more critical source of information and dialogue, as internal conflict often results in reduced public services. Working in Mali remains a challenge due to security concerns, but we are proud to have maintained…

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Senegal

Our work in Senegal

September 19, 2018

Our work in Senegal Our work in Senegal Our Senegal office was officially opened in 2018 through a strategic partnership with CECI. We are currently taking part in the Uniterra volunteer-cooperation program in the country but also have a major focus on gender-equality programming. With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we are running our flagship…

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Her Voice on Air

Sharing her voice on air

March 4, 2016

Mebrihit Tsegaye, a farmer from the Tigray Region of Ethiopia, where she lives with her husband and three children. She is a member of the Herdi Weyane community listening group. One year after we launched our gender equality policy, learn more about our commitment to women and men farmers.   Radio is a great way…

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Our work in Burkina Faso

September 18, 2018

Our work in Burkina Faso Our work in Burkina Faso There are nearly 70 languages in use in Burkina Faso, around 60 of which are indigenous. This makes for a highly multilingual radio environment, with many small radio stations serving specific communities. We started working there in 2012, partnering with a range of radio stations…

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Her Voice on Air: Amplifying the voices of women farmers

November 24, 2015

Peer-to-peer exchange is one of the most powerful adoption pathways. Farm Radio International uses radio to extend peer-to-peer far beyond village or kinship boundaries. Our participatory radio method has been very successful. But as with so much in sub-Saharan Africa, amplifying the voices of women farmers so other women can learn from them has been…

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Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International.

Interactive Radio: A powerful tool to amplify women’s voices in public spaces

March 7, 2018

Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International. When the Canadian government launched its Feminist International Assistance Policy on June 9, 2017, we saw a great opportunity to…

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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

February 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than 7 million small-scale farmers to improve food security and gender equality. February 20, 2019 OTTAWA, Ontario – Farm Radio International (FRI) is excited to start a new five-year project that…

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Radio Innovations

Radio Innovations

August 15, 2018

Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better We pioneer innovative digital solutions and develop engaging new radio approaches to make the world’s most popular communication tool more entertaining, effective and interactive than ever before. Innovative digital solutions Far from being eclipsed by newer technologies,…

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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

March 8, 2019

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Radio innovations from The Hangar: Beeping for vital information

February 4, 2016

Radio is a fantastic tool for reaching millions of listeners with life-changing information. But the cell phone revolution is making this communication tool even more powerful. A cell phone allows listeners to call the radio station and contribute to a program.   ‘Beeping’ also allows callers to contribute and receive information in new ways. ‘Beeping’…

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