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Celebrate your love of radio

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2016

February 13 is World Radio Day — time to celebrate our love of radio and the impact it has on listeners. Radio is a great…

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Mental Health on Air: How we started a conversation about youth mental health in Malawi and Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Feb 1, 2016

What does it look like when youth discuss depression? Find out on our three-part documentary – Mental Health on Air: Healthy minds, resilient communities, produced…

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Uganda reforestation Mt. Elgon region

A partnership to reforest Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Jan 12, 2016

In the Mount Elgon region of Uganda, farmers have raised more than 300,000 tree seedlings. This effort is part of Uganda’s commitment to the Bonn…

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Listening Post: Including farmers’ voices in development

By Farm Radio International | Dec 10, 2015

This audio clip is one example of the many responses The Hangar received from farmers to a question in a Listening Post program evaluating a…

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Why more female voices are needed on the air

By Farm Radio International | Mar 5, 2015

Farm Radio International works with broadcasters across Africa, and has seen the challenges female broadcasters face in the workplace and in the field. Three strong…

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The future of radio and ICTs

By Farm Radio International | Feb 17, 2015

Kassim Sheghembe is an enterprising youth, who is working at the forefront of innovation in radio as FRI’s information communication technology (ICT) officer in Tanzania.…

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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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2014 GACA winners: three passionate broadcasters

By Farm Radio International | Dec 18, 2014

Passionate, hardworking broadcasters are an essential part of our work, helping us reach millions of farmers with timely, relevant agricultural information. This year, three outstanding…

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A look behind the scenes of FarmQuest with Radio Fanaka

By Farm Radio International | Aug 29, 2014

For the past several weeks we have been introducing you to the six candidates that took part in the FarmQuest project in Mali:  six young…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Diakaridja Fomba

By Farm Radio International | Aug 22, 2014

This week, we’re pleased to introduce you to the final candidate in the FarmQuest reality radio program in Mali: Diakaridja Fomba. Much like his fellow…

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