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World Radio Day

Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

March 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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Share the love on World Radio Day!

February 11, 2014

Love is in the air! Not only is Friday Valentine’s Day, but Thursday February 13th is World Radio Day. Radio is recognized around the world for its role in creating positive change. This special day gives radio practitioners and enthusiasts an opportunity to celebrate this important communication tool. Do you love radio? Tell us why!…

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Our Work

March 18, 2021

We put radio to work in rural Africa. Connect with a Farm Radio rep. today We put radio to work in rural Africa. What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that…

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Award-winning partner Adama Zongo from Radio rurale du Burkina shares his best story

July 16, 2010

Adama Zongo has been the editor-in-chief of Farm Radio broadcasting partner Radio rurale du Burkina – the national broadcaster – since 2005. But Adama is not new to rural radio broadcasting. He started his career in July 1982 after being trained at the Centre Interafricain d’Études en Radio Rurale de Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso. Adama…

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Our Work

March 18, 2021

We put radio to work in rural Africa. Follow us on social media We put radio to work in rural Africa. What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that better serve…

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Celebrating World Radio Day: Farmers all over Africa achieve success and satisfaction from listening to their radios

February 13, 2012

For over 30 years, Farm Radio International has understood the importance of radio in giving access to information to millions of small-scale farmers. Radio is reliable, affordable and does not require literacy. It can reach remote areas, women and children. That is why our mission is to support broadcasters in developing countries to strengthen small-scale…

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‘I think radio has better pictures’: Q & A with Doug Ward, recent appointee to the Order of Canada

January 14, 2016

Doug Ward, the chair of the board of FRI, in the studio at Radio Fana in Mali. We congratulate Doug Ward, the chair of our board, on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Doug is a long-time radio advocate, with 30 years of experience with CBC. Doug is a fantastic champion of the…

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Join our Thunderclap to share the love on World Radio Day!

January 30, 2017

To learn what we’re doing for World Radio Day this year, visit here. Valentine’s Day is for lovers. The day before is for lovers of radio. Taking place each year on February 13, World Radio Day is a global celebration of the power of radio. All around the world, radio entertains and informs us. It connects…

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Celebrate World Radio Day with Farm Radio International

February 12, 2017

Taking place each year on February 13, World Radio Day is a global celebration of radio that was established in 2012 by the UN.   Why dedicate a day to celebrate a century-old medium more than a decade into the 21st century? Because, even in our high-tech world with new gadgets and gizmos, radio is still…

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Farm Radio helps Trans World Radio to serve farmers across Kenya (by Heather Miller, Farm Radio Weekly editor)

May 26, 2009

On a recent holiday to Kenya, I had the enjoyable opportunity to visit one of our Partners (Trans World Radio Kenya) and hear first-hand how important Farm Radio International is. David Angango wears a broad smile when he talks about Farm Radio International. His sentences are often punctuated with laughter. Within a few minutes of…

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