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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.


CBC Radio’s “Sunday Edition” with Farm Radio’s Doug Ward Audio Now Available

By Farm Radio International | Jun 2, 2009

Doug Ward, Farm Radio International’s Chair, with staff at Radio Fana in Mali As an update to Friday’s post, CBC Radio’s Sunday Edition episode from…

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CBC Radio’s “Sunday Edition” celebrates Farm Radio International’s 30th Anniversary

By Farm Radio International | May 29, 2009

For those of our supporters who are in Canada or who listen to CBC Radio: Dear Friends of Farm Radio International, Michael Enright, host of…

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Farm Radio Weekly Launches a new Series of Scripts on Maternal Health

By Farm Radio International | May 27, 2009

The health and survival of women during pregnancy and childbirth is an important issue throughout the world, but particularly for rural families in resource-poor countries. …

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Farm Radio helps Trans World Radio to serve farmers across Kenya (by Heather Miller, Farm Radio Weekly editor)

By Farm Radio International | May 26, 2009

On a recent holiday to Kenya, I had the enjoyable opportunity to visit one of our Partners (Trans World Radio Kenya) and hear first-hand how…

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Annual Meeting of AFRRI Coordinators Reveals Importance of Listener Engagement

By Farm Radio International | May 14, 2009

Last month, it was my great pleasure to travel to Mali to meet with most of the team implementing the African Farm Radio Research Initiative…

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How it all began – a recollection from Michael Pickstock

By Farm Radio International | May 7, 2009

Many people in the Farm Radio “family” are familiar with the story of how the organization was formed 30 years ago by George Atkins after…

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Canadian Organization Celebrates Thirty Years

By Farm Radio International | May 1, 2009

Helping millions of African farmers over the airwaves Ottawa, Ontario, May 1, 2009 — Cayenne pepper to discourage elephants from grazing on farm fields. Placing…

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