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Sharing her voice on air

October 15, 2015

Farmers in Msisi practice ‘beeping’ and recording messages for broadcasters. A group of 20 farmers have gathered in Msisi, a village near Singida in central Tanzania. Cellphone in hand, they leave missed calls to the same phone number. Seconds later, the room is filled with the sound of ringtones. The farmers answer, listen to an…

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EVENT | On Air Dialogues: Rural voices on the global stage

September 13, 2021

Join us on Monday, Sept. 20 for to explore the views of 3,500 small-scale farmers ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

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Amplifying rural Africans’ voices in their community and on the world stage

September 5, 2023

Learn how Farm Radio International amplifies rural African voices by sharing farmers’ stories and knowledge on air and bringing rural perspectives to policy makers.

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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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Listening Post: Including farmers’ voices in development

December 10, 2015

This audio clip is one example of the many responses The Hangar received from farmers to a question in a Listening Post program evaluating a bean project aired in June. The question was: “What is your biggest constraint when it comes to growing beans?” As seen, FRI’s specially-designed program captures farmers’ votes and displays it…

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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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What does radio have to do with food security?

July 30, 2010

“We knew the technique of composting, but it is by the strength of radio that we have the courage to do so.” These words from a farmer in a small village in rural Mali tell a story that we have seen repeated many, many times over the past three years.  It is the story of…

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8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

February 25, 2016

How radio is seeding change for small-scale farmers Radio can share vital information on agricultural techniques, nutrition, health care, local politics, weather and more. Radio also provides valuable entertainment to its listeners, with music, radio dramas and debates. Here are a few ways we are using radio to seed change for the millions of farmers…

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World Radio Day

The possibilities of radio are endless — let’s keep it that way

February 12, 2020

On World Radio Day it’s more important than ever to ensure radio delivers on its promise of social progress, inclusion, and constructively engaged citizenry.

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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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