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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.


Participatory Radio Campaigns Work

By Farm Radio International | May 21, 2010

It has been 3 years since we launched the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) in which we set out to assess the effectiveness of…

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Competition winner says listening to farmers is the key

By Farm Radio International | May 7, 2010

John Cheburet’s “media fantasy” was formed at a young age. As a boy, he and his brother used their father’s radio. They listened to many…

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Farmer Innovation Script Package Launched

By Farm Radio International | Apr 28, 2010

Welcome to package 90! This package features the 15 winning scripts from the radio scriptwriting competition on smallholder farmer innovation. The scripts tell fascinating stories…

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Radio 2.0: Using SMS to Enhance Radio

By Farm Radio International | Apr 9, 2010

“Beep Beep” the sound of an SMS (short message service) arriving in your phone’s inbox rings and vibrates from your pocket.  You pause for a moment…

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Winnie & Rose’s Story

By Farm Radio International | Apr 1, 2010

Last fall, I visited the village of Omotol in the Seroti District of north-eastern Uganda. This is one community that has been reached by a…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International Wins Award for Radio Campaign Strategy in Africa

By Farm Radio International | Mar 23, 2010

Ottawa, Canada, March 23, 2010 – Farm Radio International is a recipient of the ALINe 2010 Farmer Voice Awards announced on March 11.  Organizations from…

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Farm Radio International publishes 100th edition of Farm Radio Weekly

By Farm Radio International | Feb 26, 2010

December 3, 2007, was a big day for us at Farm Radio International. We published the first edition of Farm Radio Weekly. It was the…

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Tears of Joy

By Farm Radio International | Jan 18, 2010

Written in Honour of the Great Farm Radio Broadcaster George Atkins, Who Passed Away on 30 November 2009 By Gladson Makowa (Farm Radio Partner Broadcaster…

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“Serving agriculture, the basic industry. This is George Atkins.”

By Farm Radio International | Dec 3, 2009

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of founder George Atkins, in his 93rd year, on November 30, 2009. George Atkins listened…

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Dr. George Atkins reflects back on 30 years of Farm Radio International

By Farm Radio International | Nov 3, 2009

Today we are sharing something really special.  We decided to create a video for our 30th Anniversary this year.  Who better to explain Farm Radio…

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Celebrating 30 Years at the Outdoor Farm Show

By Farm Radio International | Oct 26, 2009

I had the pleasure of setting up tent at the 2009 Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock Ontario in September.  The Outdoor Farm Show was started…

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Fall Network News

By Farm Radio International | Oct 26, 2009

Our newest edition of “Network News” is now available for download and printing on our website.  It is published three times a year and highlights…

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