Radio delivers hope

In times of crisis, we count on radio. Help us get critical COVID-19 information to millions in Africa.

Radio delivers hope

In times of crisis, we count on radio.
Help us get critical COVID-19
information to millions
in Africa.

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Genet, a woman farmer, is interviewed for a radio show

The power of women’s voices

Women don’t need to be “given a voice.” They already have one. This International Women’s Day, we should be listening to them.
Radio Salama brings women to the forefront

Radio Communautaire Salama: Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 Liz Hughes Award

Radio Communautaire Salama broadcasts an exceptional radio program addressing the serious issue of sexual and gender-based violence
Children try their hand at distance learning over the radio

Lessons in learning, literacy and radio during a global pandemic

Educational inequalities mean the most underserved have been left behind during COVID-19. Farm Radio is working with CODE to provide distance learning over the radio.
Farm Radio Awards

Announcing the 2021 Farm Radio award winners

Meet the 2021 winners of the George Atkins Communications Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.
Radio broadcaster in Senegal

Celebrate World Radio Day with us!

Join us on Friday, February 12 to meet award winning African broadcasters and hear them talk about their craft.
broadcaster interviews farmer about the effects of climate change in life

Finding rainfall: Radio, technology and climate change

Peter Kakanji brushes his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he heard last night on the radio that it would rain today.  “The rains started early this year and it’s still raining in several parts of the country, following the same…

Who we are

We are a Canadian charity uniquely focused on using radio to strengthen African farming communities.

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Small-scale farmers produce most of the food in Africa, but too often can’t make ends meet. Thankfully, there's a simple and accessible tool that can help them help themselves: RADIO.

The world's most popular mass medium is especially important in rural Africa, where people rely on it for information.

Available to practically everyone and broadcast in local languages, radio has the power to transform lives and whole communities for the better. And, combined with digital technologies, it is more powerful than ever before.

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What we do

Radio Resources

We offer resources and training to improve rural radio programs.

Radio Innovations

We come up with new ways to make radio better than ever before. 

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Projects

We run targeted projects that use radio to get results at scale.

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