Sharing Knowledge, Giving Voice



A visit to The Hangar: FRI’s innovation lab

By Farm Radio International | Dec 15, 2015

A telecommunications revolution is quietly unfolding in a back garden in Arusha, Tanzania. It’s happening in “The Hangar” — a geek hangout if ever there…

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Building a successful community radio station

By Farm Radio International | Dec 1, 2015

What do you do if you are a community radio station in rural Uganda and you are too successful? The answer is in the first…

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How changing rainfall is affecting farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Dec 1, 2015

The rains in the Upper East Region of Ghana normally start in May. This year they didn’t come until July. Farmers near the community of…

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Audio postcard: Radio helps bean farmers get more from their crops

By Farm Radio International | Nov 26, 2015

Extension officer Comfort Mlegwa (left) and farmer Augustino Hoza (centre) demonstrate a bean harvesting method in which beans are beaten out of their shells with…

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Supporting healthy eating on World Chef’s Day

By Farm Radio International | Nov 11, 2015

Globally, Oct. 20 is marked as World Chef’s Day. This year’s theme was “Healthy Kids — Healthy Future.” Farm Radio International took part in the…

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Thank you farmers!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2015

We received many wonderful messages of thanks in the past few weeks, as part of our Thank a Farmer campaign. Listen to those messages of…

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Audio postcard: Positive Mood — creating a safe space to talk about mental health

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2015

Radio Five DJs Goodluck Kissanga (right) and Haazu Hamis Abtway (left) interviewing students at Maji Ya Chai Secondary School. The laughter of students is contagious…

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Say thanks, for everything farmers do all year round

By Farm Radio International | Sep 14, 2015

Not many people pause to think about the stuff we eat and drink. Maybe they knew about the cow, but do they really wonder how…

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Audio postcard: Talking about mental health — with youth

By Farm Radio International | Sep 8, 2015

A broadcaster at Radio 5 in Arusha interviews high school students at a recording of Positive Mood. An energetic group of students share their opinions,…

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Celebrating farmers at Nane Nane in Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Aug 27, 2015

Fides Nsingi, consultant with the World Vegetable Center, at Nane Nane in Tanzania. In Tanzania, farmers are celebrated each year on Aug. 8 with the…

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