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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

By Farm Radio International | Feb 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than…

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World Radio Day

Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and…

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Barza Wire celebrates 500 issues

Celebrating our 500th issue of Barza Wire

By Farm Radio International | Feb 11, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: our 500th issue…

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Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

By Farm Radio International | Feb 6, 2019

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. As she has no ox…

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Podcast Challenge

The Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge 2018: Expanding the conversation

By Farm Radio International | Jan 24, 2019

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and…

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Guinea Fowl Evaluation Team

A microphone and a guinea fowl: a young Canadian shares voices of Ghanaian farmers

By Farm Radio International | Jan 10, 2019

In a community in rural Ghana, Maxine Betteridge-Moes sits down with several farmers. Through a translator, she asks questions about the impact of a local…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

FRI now accepting applications for inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2019

Farm Radio International is now accepting applications for a new award to recognize radio programs that address gender equality and create opportunities to share the…

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Farm Radio International’s 2018 top ten

By Farm Radio International | Dec 26, 2018

This year was a big one for our Farm Radio International, and while there’s a lot to say about what happened in our work in…

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Reflecting on 2017-18 in our annual report

By Farm Radio International | Dec 19, 2018

It was quite the year — both for Farm Radio International and for Africa’s farmers. While much has happened since the end of March 2018…

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Guinea Fowl Evaluation

How an odd little bird is helping farmers in Ghana make a living

By Farm Radio International | Dec 12, 2018

In October, the Farm Radio International team in Tamale, Ghana, conducted a five day evaluation of the BRIDGE, or Bridging Rural Information Dissemination through Dialogue…

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Africa Rocks! bonspiel raises $10,000 for 10th year of curling!

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2018

We did it! Thanks to you, the participants of our 10th annual Africa Rocks! curling bonspiel on Nov. 3, we reached our goal of $10,000.…

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