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Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

By Farm Radio International | Apr 30, 2019

Farm Radio International’s story begins on a bumpy road in rural Zambia in 1975, where our founder, George Atkins, found himself in conversation with a number of African farm broadcasters.

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Farm Radio celebrates 40 years

After 40 years, Farm Radio looks to the future

By Farm Radio International | Apr 29, 2019

Since our humble beginnings in 1979, Farm Radio International has grown to become a dynamic, bustling Canadian charity that punches way above its weight in terms of impact and outreach.

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Kevin Perkins and Senator Stan Kutcher

‘Small but mighty’: Farm Radio International honoured in Canadian Senate

By Farm Radio International | Apr 10, 2019

Canadian Senator Ratna Omidvar honoured Farm Radio International during a session of the Senate of Canada on April 3.

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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

By Farm Radio International | Mar 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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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

By Farm Radio International | Feb 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…

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World Radio Day

Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and…

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Barza Wire celebrates 500 issues

Celebrating our 500th issue of Barza Wire

By Farm Radio International | Feb 11, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: our 500th issue…

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Podcast Challenge

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

By Farm Radio International | Jan 24, 2019

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

FRI now accepting applications for inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2019

Farm Radio International is now accepting applications for a new award to recognize radio programs that address gender equality and create opportunities to share the…

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Farm Radio International’s 2018 top ten

By Farm Radio International | Dec 26, 2018

This year was a big one for our Farm Radio International, and while there’s a lot to say about what happened in our work in…

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