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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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Sayon Irène from Radio Kafokan in Mali

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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Alex-Nimwamanya

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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Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Recently, Kawinzi Muiu sat down with Barza Wire to discuss the role of women in ensuring food security and nutrition for families across Africa. Ms.…

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How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

How we adapted our programs in Ethiopia to respond to the Fall armyworm crisis

By Farm Radio International | Feb 21, 2018

Since 2012, we’ve been on air in Ethiopia in partnership with four radio stations to discuss quality protein maize, a variety of maize that offers…

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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

By Farm Radio International | Feb 15, 2018

Watch our webinar to explore the challenges and successes of scale and sustainability with ICT-enabled projects. At Farm Radio International, our work requires great partnerships…

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World Radio Day: 20+ podcasts & radio shows to celebrate the power of radio

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2018

Last month we attended the WUSC & CECI International Forum to present the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge. We asked, what are you listening to?…

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Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

Let’s get cooking – with sweet potato!

By Farm Radio International | Feb 5, 2018

From the Farm Radio archives. This story first appeared in our 2014-2015 annual report. Farming families eat much of what they grow. This makes farm…

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From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2018

From farm to fork, food travels far to be transformed from a seed to a plant to a delicious dish. And farmers play a key…

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