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Remembering George Atkins

Nov 30, 2010

It was one year ago today, that Farm Radio International founder, Dr. George Atkins, passed away. The support of farm broadcasters by this unique Canadian…

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“The bond I have with my farmers is not an ordinary one” – Grace Amito

Nov 22, 2010

On November 5, 2010 Farm Radio International was proud to announce the 2010 George Atkins Communications Award winner was Grace Amito, a broadcaster from Mega…

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Record number of scripts submitted in 2010 scriptwriting competition on healthy communities

Nov 17, 2010

Farm Radio International’s most successful and well-attended online scriptwriting course ended on 23 October. A total of 410 participants signed up, with 104 completing all…

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Grace Amito from Mega FM, Uganda, wins the 2010 George Atkins Communication Award!

Nov 5, 2010

Ms. Amito was part of the Mega FM African Farm Radio Research Initiative team which produced very popular participatory radio campaigns on honey production and…

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Farm Radio Scriptwriting Competition Has Record Number of Participants!

Aug 26, 2010

Farm Radio International’s fourth radio scriptwriting competition on Healthy Communities in sub-Saharan Africa is well underway. On August 16th, a free, 10 week online scriptwriting…

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Healthy Soils Make Healthy Farms

Aug 6, 2010

Soil is the foundation of farming. When farmers take care of the soil and ensure that it’s healthy, the farm will be more likely to…

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“Honouring a Father’s Passion” – featured in latest Network News

Jun 3, 2010

The best way to pay a tribute is to respect and honour the passions of loved ones. Ian Fraser has just done that by making…

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Participatory Radio Campaigns Work

May 21, 2010

It has been 3 years since we launched the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) in which we set out to assess the effectiveness of…

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Farmer Innovation Script Package Launched

Apr 28, 2010

Welcome to package 90! This package features the 15 winning scripts from the radio scriptwriting competition on smallholder farmer innovation. The scripts tell fascinating stories…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International Wins Award for Radio Campaign Strategy in Africa

Mar 23, 2010

Ottawa, Canada, March 23, 2010 – Farm Radio International is a recipient of the ALINe 2010 Farmer Voice Awards announced on March 11.  Organizations from…

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