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Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

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 women’s rights, we see great results come from informative radio programming time and time again. There’s just one problem. When a project ends, the radio ...

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Lilian Madelemo: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award winner, Uhuru FM, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Oct 25, 2018

Lilian Madelemo has been a radio broadcaster since 2011, presenting news and entertainment programming at Uhuru FM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Last year, she…

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Earl Samuels: George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Fiila FM, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Oct 20, 2018

It was a desire to empower his people and provide access to information in hard times that inspired Earl Samuels to pursue a career in…

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Muribu Ali, George Atkins Award Winner

Mubiru Ali: George Atkins Communications Award winner, Radio Simba, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Oct 19, 2018

In April 2016, Ugandan farmers called into their favourite program on Radio Simba to complain of an unknown pest that was destroying their maize crops.…

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Achieving zero hunger through radio programs on guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Oct 15, 2018

This World Food Day, we’re showcasing one of our projects that shows how basic agriculture information can not only help farmers raise nutritious animals for…

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Tuning In Fall 2018

Tuning in: Read our 2018 fall issue

By Farm Radio International | Oct 10, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of our efforts to combat the Fall armyworm — a destructive invasive species new to the African continent.…

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Farm Radio announces new gender equality award in memory of Liz Hughes

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It is with great sadness Farm Radio International is saying goodbye to board member Liz Hughes. Liz died of complications due to breast cancer in…

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Partners review a bean field

We’ve ‘bean’ on a mission — to improve legumes!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It’s no secret that when people work together, the results are better than those working alone. In 2015, Farm Radio International, alongside several other organizations,…

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Rex Chapota

Close to home: Fall armyworm leaves none untouched

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

Rex Chapota, Farm Radio International’s Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, calls himself a “weekend farmer.” From eight till five, Monday to Friday, he…

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Farm Radio International joins partnership to share communication for development initiatives

By Farm Radio International | Sep 19, 2018

Farm Radio International is excited to join a multi-partner initiative promoting participatory communication and fostering cooperation in the field of communication for development in Africa.…

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In Ghana, the farmer’s friend is always on call

By Farm Radio International | Sep 6, 2018

In Ghana’s Northern Region, farmers who tune into Radio Savannah 91.3 FM on Sunday evenings recognize the familiar voice of a man who is a…

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Paul Vincent

Broadcaster Paul Vincent brings unique voice to farming programs

By Farm Radio International | Aug 1, 2018

On Saturday afternoons, residents of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands can tune into 104.3 Kings FM and hear the lively program, Kilimosound. Kilimo means agriculture in Swahili.…

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When a new pest invades, radio is the tool farmers need to protect their fields

By Farm Radio International | Jul 25, 2018

When Ethiopian farmers and agricultural experts first learned about Fall armyworm in early 2017, the picture was gloomy. This invasive pest is native to the…

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