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11,000+ African small-scale farmers use radio and mobile phones to tell decision makers attending Africa Food Systems Forum what they need to succeed in a changing climate

Sep 6, 2023

Though climate change, food system shocks and inflation are intensifying the challenges faced by small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, they want to remain in their homes, according to a report released today.

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The farming community in central Ghana benefiting from teak trees planted three decades ago

Aug 31, 2023

Residents of Mem, a community in central Ghana, planted teak trees over 30 years ago. Today, they are seeing the benefits, like increased shade and protection from windstorms.

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Estuary economics: Volta Region reporters visit mangrove restoration project

Jul 26, 2023

Radio show hosts, Farm Radio staff and a student volunteer visited a community in eastern Ghana to find out how they’re managing their mangrove population. Learn how the Agbledomi community is protecting its mangrove ecosystem.

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Farm Radio Ghana partners discuss Nature-based Solutions ahead of radio documentary series rollout

Jul 20, 2023

Farm Radio staff in Ghana met with stakeholders to discuss the support rural people need as they navigate the consequences of climate change. Find out key takeaways from their discussion.

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Supporting small-scale farmers: From the National Farm Radio Forum to Farm Radio International

Jun 28, 2023

For over 20 years, groups of farmers from across Canada met weekly to listen to a radio program, discuss farming issues and plan projects to improve their community. Discover the history of Canada’s unique National Farm Radio Forum program and how Farm Radio International carries out similar work in Africa today.

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Radio Baoulé: Promoting sexual and reproductive health

May 30, 2023

The program Keneya Blon (Health Corridor) at Radio Baoulé in Mali is a runner-up for the 2023 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. The program is tackling a particularly sensitive issue: sexual and reproductive health, including sexually transmitted diseases.

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Country-level climate action: Earth Day 2023

Apr 18, 2023

This Earth Day, we share stories from our offices in Ethiopia, Uganda and Mali. Learn about initiatives related to tree planting, plastic pollution and waste management.

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Duond Mikayi team encourages women to “just start now”

Apr 5, 2023

The program Duond Mikayi (The Voice of the matriarch) at Radio Mikayi in Kenya is a runner-up for the 2023 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. The program explores different themes related to women’s empowerment and showcases women in a variety of roles.

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Radio Évangile Albarka, winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio 2023, challenges gender norms and amplifies women’s voices

Mar 16, 2023

The program Égalité des genres et équilibre social (Gender equality and social balance) at Radio Évangile Albarka in Togo is the winner of the 2023 Liz Hughes Award. The program challenges gender norms and amplifies women’s voices.

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Farm Radio wins 2022 Innovation and Impact Award

Feb 23, 2023

Farm Radio International is one of the winners of the 2022 Organizational Innovation and Impact Awards for our innovative use of radio and community-based methodologies in our work.

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