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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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Reflecting on 2017-18 in our annual report

By Farm Radio International | Dec 19, 2018

It was quite the year — both for Farm Radio International and for Africa’s farmers. While much has happened since the end of March 2018…

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Tuning In Fall 2018

Tuning in: Read our 2018 fall issue

By Farm Radio International | Oct 10, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of our efforts to combat the Fall armyworm — a destructive invasive species new to the African continent.…

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Farm Radio announces new gender equality award in memory of Liz Hughes

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It is with great sadness Farm Radio International is saying goodbye to board member Liz Hughes. Liz died of complications due to breast cancer in…

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