Search Results: Listening Post

Audio postcard: Radio and ICT – a miracle in fighting poverty

September 12, 2013

My name is Harriet Adong. I work at Farm Radio International Uganda in Kampala as a field officer. My involvement in the processes of implementation, monitoring and evaluation of FRI projects in Uganda has enabled me to interact with women and men farmers, particularly in the listening communities of partner radio stations in Uganda. Recently…

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Radio Program Approaches

Radio Program Approaches

May 23, 2018

  Radio program approaches Radio program approaches We have developed a range of approaches to radio programs that get results at scale. They are used in our radio projects to raise awareness, increase knowledge and drive the adoption of behaviours that help millions of people enjoy better livelihoods, nutrition and overall wellbeing each year. Participatory…

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Radio programs inspire students to create discussion groups on sexual and reproductive health

May 21, 2021

Inspired by a radio program on sexual and reproductive health, a student in Burkina Faso created her own discussion group so she could share the lessons to other youth in her community.

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World Radio Day

Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

February 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and women’s rights, we see great results come from informative radio programming time and time again. There’s just one problem. When a project ends, the radio program may end with it,…

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Community Listening Groups

Why community listening groups come together

September 15, 2017

Community listening groups are popular in Uganda, and contribute greatly to radio programming. In the Kiboga district of Uganda’s Central Region, 25 farmers meet once a week. They all grow beans, support each other through a village savings and loans association, and listen to Akaboozi Radio Station. This is the Kirangira Farmers’ Association community listening…

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Supporting small-scale farmers: From the National Farm Radio Forum to Farm Radio International

June 28, 2023

For over 20 years, groups of farmers from across Canada met weekly to listen to a radio program, discuss farming issues and plan projects to improve their community. Discover the history of Canada’s unique National Farm Radio Forum program and how Farm Radio International carries out similar work in Africa today.

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Farm Radio Ghana partners discuss Nature-based Solutions ahead of radio documentary series rollout

July 20, 2023

Farm Radio staff in Ghana met with stakeholders to discuss the support rural people need as they navigate the consequences of climate change. Find out key takeaways from their discussion.

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Our work in Burkina Faso

September 18, 2018

There are nearly 70 languages in use in Burkina Faso, around 60 of which are indigenous. This makes for a highly multilingual radio environment, with many small radio stations serving specific communities. We started working there in 2013, partnering with a range of radio stations – especially faith- and community-based ones – on food security…

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Listening to our listeners

August 30, 2023

Learn how Farm Radio International listens to the people we serve – and uses what they tell us to make the programs we support better and more relevant.

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Hand washing station at Radio Salaki

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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