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

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. We would like to thank all who attended and made it a great event. We’ve been holding Africa Rocks! since 2008 at the Rideau Curling ...

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Tuning In: Read our spring edition

By Farm Radio International | May 25, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases one of our impactful and innovative radio formats: cooking shows. These shows discuss the importance of nutrition in engaging…

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Update from the Hangar: Uliza Answers farmers’ questions

By Farm Radio International | May 23, 2018

Photo Credit: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Bartay Photography We are constantly looking for innovative ways to connect farmers with each other – particularly…

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A new tool for farmers facing the Fall armyworm: radio

By Farm Radio International | May 16, 2018

In the Central and Western region of Uganda, farmers are busy with the first weeding of the season. As they head into their maize fields,…

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Bringing broadcasters together to learn from each other

By Farm Radio International | May 2, 2018

Every year we like to bring together our broadcasting partners for an online eDiscussion. This is an opportunity for broadcasters to share their questions and…

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Learning to cook quality protein maize

By Farm Radio International | Apr 25, 2018

Listen to part of a cooking show, which aired on four radio stations in three languages in Ethiopia. Across Africa, many families rely on maize…

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Radio helps farmers find better buyers for orange-fleshed sweet potato

By Farm Radio International | Apr 18, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting, holding a hoe and a potato in…

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Serving broadcasters with good information to manage the Fall armyworm infestation

By Farm Radio International | Apr 10, 2018

Sayon Irène from Radio Kafokan in Mali Across Africa, farmers are facing a new pest infestation. They are learning how to recognize and manage the…

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 108 is now online!

By Farm Radio International | Mar 29, 2018

Our 108th Farm Radio Resource Pack was published this week, and circulated by email to 670+ broadcasting partners in 40 African countries. This is more…

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Broadcaster Alex Nimwamanya sees the impact his program has on farmers growing orange-fleshed sweet potato

By Farm Radio International | Mar 20, 2018

Alex Nimwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. Alex is a…

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Tuning in to broadcasting tips with our audio Broadcaster how-to guides

By Farm Radio International | Mar 16, 2018

A broadcasting partner from Mali Sometimes, you just have to hear something to really understand. Particularly when it comes to learning about how to produce…

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Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International.

Interactive Radio: A powerful tool to amplify women’s voices in public spaces

By Farm Radio International | Mar 7, 2018

Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a…

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A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Women around the world face similar challenges, which are being brought to light in the #metoo era. Women in African villages are also confronted with…

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