Sharing Knowledge, Giving Voice

Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Celebrating 40 years of radio excellence

Farm Radio International's story begins on a bumpy road in rural Zambia in 1975, where our founder, George Atkins, found himself in conversation with a number of African farm broadcasters.

Categories

What does radio have to do with food security?

By Farm Radio International | Jul 30, 2010

“We knew the technique of composting, but it is by the strength of radio that we have the courage to do so.” These words from…

Read More

Award-winning partner Adama Zongo from Radio rurale du Burkina shares his best story

By Farm Radio International | Jul 16, 2010

Adama Zongo has been the editor-in-chief of Farm Radio broadcasting partner Radio rurale du Burkina – the national broadcaster – since 2005. But Adama is…

Read More

Listen to another award-winning script

By Farm Radio International | Jun 17, 2010

We are happy to present the second English audio production of one of our award-winning scripts from the Smallholder Farmer Innovation script package. Thanks once…

Read More

Rosemond Ohene: Giving Voice to Farmers in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Jun 9, 2010

Rosemond Ohene, a graduate from Cape Cost University in Accra, joined Ghana’s Rite FM with no experience in radio broadcasting.  It was a very challenging…

Read More

“Honouring a Father’s Passion” – featured in latest Network News

By Farm Radio International | Jun 3, 2010

The best way to pay a tribute is to respect and honour the passions of loved ones. Ian Fraser has just done that by making…

Read More

From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

By Farm Radio International | May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More