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We’ve ‘bean’ on a mission — to improve legumes!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It’s no secret that when people work together, the results are better than those working alone. In 2015, Farm Radio International, alongside several other organizations,…

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Broadcasters chat online about interactive radio — and the challenges of engaging women

By Farm Radio International | May 8, 2017

Over four weeks in February and March, more than 150 radio broadcasters from 23 countries gathered online for an in-depth discussion about interactive radio, exchanging…

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Recent report explores the potential of interactive radio to serve rural citizens

By Farm Radio International | Jan 31, 2017

What are the possibilities of using new digital technologies alongside radio to help ensure that agricultural development projects are farmer-centred, and meet the needs of…

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Radio for trees: Bridging the gap between knowledge and practice in Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Jan 12, 2017

Information can be powerful. But it isn’t always enough to bring about change. Indeed, it isn’t difficult to come up with examples of people not…

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Farmer program producer Alfred Kangambega with the gift of resource packs and sansas

Farm Radio research project releases its final report

By Farm Radio International | Nov 11, 2016

Radio is widely acknowledged as the best way to deliver farming information to small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. But, until recently, little was known about…

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Lessons learned on the radio are lessons learned for life

By Farm Radio International | Feb 26, 2015

In 2008, Ugandan farmer Silkei Mike Chemusto heard a radio program about Victoria Highland Irish potato production, airing on Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.   “The message…

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Learning about the state of radio in francophone West Africa

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2015

This summer, researcher Meli Rostand visited radio stations in Mali and Burkina Faso to understand the work broadcasters are doing and how they are meeting…

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What is the state of farmer radio programming in Africa?

By Farm Radio International | Dec 12, 2014

Ideally, international development efforts are driven by the needs and circumstances of the people they intend to serve. But when international development organizations develop expertise…

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When is radio more than just radio?

By Farm Radio International | Apr 26, 2013

When is radio more than just radio? This farmer in Arusha, Tanzania is using his mobile phone to access two minute summaries of radio broadcasts…

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AFRRI Research papers available!

By Farm Radio International | Dec 16, 2011

The African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) was a 42-month action research project implemented by Farm Radio International (FRI) in partnership with World University Service…

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