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Farm Radio Awards

Announcing the 2021 Farm Radio award winners

February 12, 2021

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

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Our work in Uganda

September 19, 2018

Our work in Uganda Our work in Uganda More than 40 indigenous languages are used in Uganda, with dialects varying from community to community. This has made for a very diverse and competitive radio landscape. We are best known in Uganda for our work promoting vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato through a highly popular radio…

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Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa – Christmas

November 2, 2021

This holiday season, give the gift that makes a difference How can I help? Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa How your donation can make a difference COVID has hugely impacted African communities COVID-19 has had a huge impact on African communities. With the closure of markets, farmers have had nowhere to sell their…

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August 24, 2018

Congratulations to the outstanding individuals who have received this award for excellence in rural radio broadcasting since it was established in 1991. 2022 Patricia Kasoki, Radio communautaire et environnementale de Kanyabayonga (RCEKA-FM), Democratic Republic of Congo Rosemonde Bakieno, Radio Munya, Burkina Faso Solomon Ayele, Debre Berhan Fana FM, Ethiopia 2021 Madelena Mkirema, Radio Amani, Kenya…

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Creating community in times of conflict: Celebrating World Radio Day 2023

February 3, 2023

This World Radio Day, we examine the role of radio in reducing conflict and creating community. We focus on Farm Radio International’s use of radio to promote girls’ education in conflict-affected Mali.

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Our Work

May 18, 2017

What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that better serve their listeners. Learn more Radio Innovations We pioneer innovative digital solutions and new program formats that make radio more effective and…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

February 26, 2021

Congratulations to the outstanding individuals who have received this award for excellence in creating a radio program that addresses gender equality, and that creates opportunities for rural women’s voices to be amplified. 2021 Leadership au feminin, Radio Média + CI Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire (Grand Prize) Jinsia na Maendeleo, Radio Maria, Tanzania (Runner Up)  2021 Tupiganishe…

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Strategic Intentions

October 26, 2020

2020-2025 Strategic Plan Our roadmap to supporting rural Africans over the airwaves. Download the plan A community effort to look to the future In April 2020, Farm Radio International embarked on a new five-year strategic plan. The plan is the product of a highly participatory and consultative process, involving staff at all levels and in…

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Our work in Tanzania

June 26, 2018

Our work in Tanzania Our work in Tanzania We have run some of our most far-reaching and diverse programs in Tanzania. The presence of a strong national language — 10% of Tanzanians have Swahili as their mother tongue, but up to 90% speak it as a second language — means that radio programs can be…

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COVID-19 Response

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information saves lives. Whether it’s about staying safe or planting food, radio saves lives.  Donate now “My family was desperate for information that could save our crops. Had it not been for the radio, I would still be groping in the dark.” Junmai Emmanuel is a 45-year-old widow with four children living in northern…

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