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Interactive radio: A low-impact way to grow eco-friendly agriculture

April 22, 2016

Earth Day is a time to reflect on the various ways that human beings are part of and interact with the environment. A time to commit to changing our ways, and living more lightly and harmoniously with our fellow earthlings. With the world’s population quickly approaching 7.5 billion, it’s important that we learn to do…

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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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Audio postcard: World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2013

Hi there, my name is Stephen Sherman. I am an intern with Farm Radio Trust in Malawi. Farm Radio Trust is a strategic partner of Farm Radio International. For this audio postcard, I chose a photo of a brainstorming session taking place at the Kawale youth centre in Lilongwe. We went to the Kawale youth…

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Interactive radio: Key to achieving the SDGs

July 29, 2016

Photo credit: Jesse Winter One of the landmarks of last year was the global agreement on a new plan of action to follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In September 2015, world leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York and unanimously adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 highly ambitious Sustainable Development Goals…

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Presenting the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge

January 17, 2018

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and how they connect to Canadians, because global challenges require global solutions. The Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge, led by Farm Radio International, invited teams of young journalists to delve into…

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Announcing the winners of the 2023 Farm Radio Awards

February 13, 2023

We are excited to announce the 2023 winners of the George Atkins Communication Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.

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Radio + Communication Rights: A story through the decades

February 10, 2022

For World Radio Day 2022, Executive Director Kevin Perkins reflects on the important role of radio in helping us enjoy our communication rights.

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World Radio Day: 20+ podcasts & radio shows to celebrate the power of radio

February 12, 2018

Last month we attended the WUSC & CECI International Forum to present the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge. We asked, what are you listening to? And we heard from many fellow radio lovers. Below is a list of recommended podcasts and radio shows to keep you informed and entertained in today’s busy world. Of course…

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Sharing our favourite World Radio Day voice messages

March 13, 2017

To celebrate World Radio Day earlier this year, we invited radio lovers from around the world to participate in a special Radio is You! Uliza poll to share how they use radio and why they love it.   The results were incredible, with 816 people from 27 countries calling in to answer the multiple-choice questions and…

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“Serving agriculture, the basic industry. This is George Atkins.”

December 3, 2009

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of founder George Atkins, in his 93rd year, on November 30, 2009. George Atkins listened to farmers. And his best advice to broadcasters was just that: listen to the farmers. George learned from farmers. In fact, we don’t think George ever met a farmer from…

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