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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.

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Guest post: The enduring images of Farm Radio’s learning tour to Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 27, 2018

The more I think (and talk!) about the tour, the greater my appreciation of the interesting itinerary, and the way the various site visits tied…

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A creative way to support a farmer program: farming workshops

By Farm Radio International | Jun 20, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview farmers in distant…

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Reducing food waste with new partnerships in Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 6, 2018

Farm Radio International is bringing our success with social and behaviour change communication to an important global issue: food loss. Together with media partners Access…

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Pack your bags for Ghana! Join our Discover Ghana tour and safari

By Farm Radio International | Jun 1, 2018

Join the fun on our third learning tour and safari. This time, we will be exploring Ghana, experiencing the rich history, colourful markets, and seeing…

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Always innovating: Resources for broadcasters

By Farm Radio International | Jun 1, 2018

Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania. Since 1979, we’ve been serving our broadcasters with resources to help them…

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Guest post: My experience in Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | May 30, 2018

Margaret Taylor-Sevier laughs with two Tanzanians as they show her the delicate balance required to carry a bunch of bananas to market. In this guest…

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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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