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Audio Postcard: Inclusivity in Mining

March 26, 2019

Industry in Ghana is a vital source of revenue, but local communities don’t always see the benefits. A radio program is looking to change that.

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Farmer program e-course shows broadcasters value of connecting with audience

April 1, 2015

Sakina Majawa Kaima is an experienced farm radio broadcaster. She currently hosts two shows on Malawi’s Chanco Radio that address two important issues facing farmers: soil fertility and climate change. Sakina already uses community listening groups to hear from her audience. “These were set up by the radio station so that the farmers can give…

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A veteran farmer spreads knowledge over the airwaves

Veteran farmer uses radio to educate peers

November 6, 2019

Lemma Belachew was the first farmer in Delila kebele to start producing malt barley — at least, that’s what he told us when we met him in Debre Berehan town in Ethiopia. Lemma had travelled Debre Berehan, alongside many Orthodox church followers, to celebrate the Virgin Mary commemoration day, though he, his wife, and children,…

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Seydou Camara: 2019 George Atkins Communications Award Winner

February 12, 2020

Seydou Camara, of Radio Wassoulou in Mali, is one of the winners of the 2019 George Atkins Communications Award.

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Justin Boswell Oryema: Serving farmers with Radio 2.0

July 15, 2015

Justin Boswell Oryema is proud of his 15 years of broadcasting experience, particularly of his work as a farm radio broadcaster. “Mass communication is about many people. In Uganda, farming takes over 80 per cent of the activities, [and is] thus the biggest employer.”   Justin understands the value of using the radio to reach…

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The first step is to listen: unlocking conversations in development with radio and mobile phones

November 3, 2016

How can we include the world’s most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It’s simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two most powerful communications tools in the developing world: radio and mobile phones.   Conversations in development The history of international development is rife with examples of good intentions gone wrong.…

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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

February 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 to get great results. We partner with radio stations, key stakeholder groups, and knowledge experts to make informative and entertaining interactive radio programs. These programs share agricultural knowledge and amplify…

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Bringing listeners on-air, keeping staff out of harm’s way: How Radio Salaki is responding to COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Radio Salaki in Burkina Faso is taking no chances when it comes to the health of its reporters. They’re adapting to COVID-19, and making sure their radio programs do the same.

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A road map to community involvement in development through radio

April 24, 2019

A road sign, not remarkable, stands on a corner of a road in the Western Region of Ghana. It’s more than just a road sign though — it’s an indicator of a community having a say in their own development.

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Radio helps African farm families survive

August 11, 2011

In the midst of drought and famine in eastern Africa some hopeful news. A three-year study by Farm Radio International demonstrates conclusively that when properly used, radio is an effective way to give large numbers of African farm families knowledge needed to improve their food security, nutrition and livelihoods; knowledge that is vital in preventing…

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