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‘Small but mighty’: Farm Radio International honoured in Canadian Senate

Canadian Senator Ratna Omidvar honoured Farm Radio International during a session of the Senate of Canada on April 3.

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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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Harbe-Tafesse

Maize farmers grow special plants to manage Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Nov 28, 2018

On a cloudy morning, Harbe Tafesse walks through a narrow passageway on one side of her house that leads to the 625-square-metre piece of land…

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Mathewos Feleke

Mathewos Feleke: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award runner-up

By Farm Radio International | Nov 1, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, and farmer, Mr.…

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Benjamin Nama

Benjamin Boureima Nama: 2018 George Atkins Award runner up

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2018

Benjamin Boureima Nama was first introduced to Farm Radio International’s resources for broadcasters in 1999 when he was an intern at Radio Evangile Développement in…

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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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