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Annual Report 2022-23

November 23, 2023

2022-23 Annual Report Explore this year’s digital extras. Download the full report What’s a digital extra? We’re incredibly proud of our annual report – but more than the document itself, we are incredibly proud of the work that it is reporting on. After all, in 2022-2023 we reached:  24.1 million listeners,4.8 million of whom improved…

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Radio Resources

Radio Resources

May 18, 2017

What we offer Thousands of broadcasters at radio stations across Africa use our resources and training programs to improve their programs on agriculture and rural development. We also facilitate a community of practice amongst our network through online exchanges and discussions. Resource Packs We create information packages that include scripts and other useful resources for…

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Our work in Ethiopia

September 18, 2018

Ethiopia is home to some of our most popular radio programs. Given the country’s large population (the second largest in Africa) and strong public service broadcasting system, the programs we have supported there have reached tens of millions of people. Our projects in Ethiopia have focused on diverse topics, from the production of teff to…

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Uliza Services

Uliza Services

July 18, 2018

  Uliza: Listener Interactivity Services Uliza Listener Interactivity Services What is Uliza? Swahili for “ask,” Uliza was first developed as a tool for audience polling. It has since evolved into a suite of services that combine radio, mobile phones and, often, interactive voice response systems to enable listeners to communicate and exchange information with their…

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40 Potlucks for Farm Radio

40 Potlucks for Farm Radio

May 10, 2019

40 Potlucks for Farm Radio We’re cooking up something big! Farm Radio International is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and we’re looking for 40 Champions to help us spread the news by organizing a potluck!  Help us raise $40,000 by hosting a fun, casual dinner with friends or family, and share with us as we…

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Nigeria

Our work in Nigeria

September 19, 2018

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with almost half of the population under the age of 18. It is also highly diverse, with more than 500 ethnic groups and languages. This makes for a very rich and dynamic media landscape, characterized by entrepreneurship, new technologies and social media, as well as a growing…

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World Radio Day

Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

March 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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Our work in Mali

September 19, 2018

Political unrest and insecurity in Mali in recent years has made radio an even more critical source of information and dialogue, as internal conflict often results in reduced public services. Working in Mali remains a challenge due to security concerns, but we are proud to have maintained our presence there since 2007. In fact, Bamako…

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Our work in Malawi

September 18, 2018

Malawi is a small country with a strong unifying language (Chichewa). With some radio stations able to broadcast and be understood nationwide, the potential impact of radio in the country is huge. We began working there in 2007 but soon recognized the capacity for our local staff to establish their own organization. This was the…

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How mangoes grow economies and wind breaks

February 21, 2024

Episode 2 How can mangoes grow economies and limit wind damage Show Notes Transcript Show Notes When wind blew off roofs in Gagbiri in northern Ghana, the community made what turned out to be a fruitful choice: they planted mango trees!  Discover how the community planted over a thousand trees, growing windbreaks and economic empowerment.…

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