Radio delivers hope

In times of crisis, we count on radio. Help us get critical COVID-19 information to millions in Africa.

Radio delivers hope

In times of crisis, we count on radio.
Help us get critical COVID-19
information to millions
in Africa.

What's new

Radio dramas captivate listeners and promote gender equality in Burkina Faso

Radio dramas are promoting the rights of women and girls in Western Burkina Faso and empowering them to become active leaders and decision makers.

Farm Radio named Top 10 International Impact Charity of 2021

Farm Radio International is thrilled to announce that we have been included on Charity Intelligence’s list of Top 10 International Impact Charities for the first time.
Rural Voices: On air dialogues with the people behind your plate

Join us at COP26

Join us on to discuss concerns and solutions related to climate adaption that small-scale farmers and other rural people shared through a series of On Air Dialogues.
A pandemic of misinformation - event on October 21

WATCH | A pandemic of misinformation: Radio and COVID-19 in Africa

Watch Farm Radio staff and broadcasters from Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi and Uganda as they discuss the current reality of COVID-19 in their countries — and the work radio is doing to keep communities safe.

African small-scale farmers use radio and mobile phones to send a message of optimism and caution to world leaders attending Food Systems Summit

Small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are impacted disproportionately by climate change, poverty and undernutrition, yet a report released today shows many remain optimistic about the future of farming.

EVENT | On Air Dialogues: Rural voices on the global stage

Join us on Monday, Sept. 20 for to explore the views of 3,500 small-scale farmers ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

Who we are

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

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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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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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