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Broadcaster committed to agricultural market programming honoured with George Atkins Communications Award

Dec 8, 2011

Wednesday is market day in the town of Fana, Mali. There’s a busy energy in the air as farmers, traders, and other villagers gather to…

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Introducing Barza! – the online community for radio broadcasters

Dec 8, 2011

On November 11, at the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) International Forum, Farm Radio International was proud to launch BARZA, an exciting new social…

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World AIDS Day: Farm Radio Weekly features original stories about small-scale farmers in Africa

Dec 1, 2011

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is Farm Radio International’s weekly electronic news bulletin. It prides itself on making the farmer’s voice and perspective heard. To mark…

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Meanwhile in Rwanda: Our farmer gives birth to a baby boy

Oct 7, 2011

One of the keys to achieving food security in Africa is ensuring its millions of smallholder farmers are able to produce enough food for their…

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Looking ahead…Implementing award-winning radio campaigns

Oct 3, 2011

In late 2010, Farm Radio International wrapped up the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI), a 42-month program that was funded by the Bill &…

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The Ottawa Citizen article: “Taking to the African airwaves” talks about Farm Radio International’s work

Sep 6, 2011

On Saturday, September 3, 2011, The Ottawa Citizen published the article: “Taking to the African airwaves: An Ottawa aid group is using radio broadcasts to spread…

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George Atkins Communications Award winner Grace Amito initiates school farming project

Aug 12, 2011

To celebrate International Youth Day, Farm Radio Weekly featured a story on Grace Amito’s visit to Canada earlier this year and how one talk she did…

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Radio helps African farm families survive

Aug 11, 2011

In the midst of drought and famine in eastern Africa some hopeful news. A three-year study by Farm Radio International demonstrates conclusively that when properly…

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Nourishing the Planet discusses the work of Farm Radio International

Jul 19, 2011

Recently, Molly Theobald, research fellow with the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet wrote about the work of Farm Radio international. In her blog she writes…

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Built to last: Rural broadcast skills for Africa

Jun 13, 2011

As part of a new program to build lasting capacity in Africa, Farm Radio International recently conducted the first of what will be a series…

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