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Justin Boswell Oryema: Serving farmers with Radio 2.0

July 15, 2015

Justin Boswell Oryema is proud of his 15 years of broadcasting experience, particularly of his work as a farm radio broadcaster. “Mass communication is about many people. In Uganda, farming takes over 80 per cent of the activities, [and is] thus the biggest employer.”   Justin understands the value of using the radio to reach…

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 107 is now online

October 29, 2017

Our 107th Farm Radio Resource Pack is now online! Circulated to 650+ broadcasters in 40 countries, this pack includes 9 scripts and a backgrounder on Fall armyworm. Producing resources for broadcasters has been part of Farm Radio’s work since 1979, when we were known as Developing Countries Farm Radio Network. Our Farm Radio Resource Packs…

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A radio program has youth in Malawi and Tanzania talking about mental health — and they are loving it

May 7, 2015

At the launch of the second season of Nkhawa Njee in Malawi, hundreds of young people yell “Nkhawa Njee! Yonse Bo!” (Depression Free! Life is Cool!) in a boisterous call and response initiated by the program’s popular radio host The Diktator. The radio program, which reaches an estimated 500,000 youth in Malawi each week, is…

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Broadcaster Alex Nimwamanya sees the impact his program has on farmers growing orange-fleshed sweet potato

March 20, 2018

Alex Nimwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. Alex is a 30-year-old Ugandan radio journalist presenting a program called Eiraka ryomuhingi no murisa, or “The farmer’s voice.” For 10 weeks, Alex settled in at the microphone every Monday from 8 to…

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Listen to two of our award-winning ‘Healthy Communities’ scripts!

May 19, 2011

Recently, we released our 93rd script package, based on the winning entries from our fourth scriptwriting competition on the topic of Healthy Communities. We are pleased to be able to invite you to listen to two audio productions based on two of the winning scripts. Thanks to the Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division of…

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Celebrating our 100th script package

February 23, 2015

In May 1979, our first script package was mailed to 34 broadcasters in South Asia, Latin America and Africa. The scripts covered a number of important issues, including pest management, raising rabbits and feeding cattle. In addition to paper scripts, the package included audio recordings on cassettes (remember those?).   Since then, Farm Radio International…

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Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania.

Always innovating: Resources for broadcasters

June 1, 2018

Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania. Since 1979, we’ve been serving our broadcasters with resources to help them produce high-quality radio programs that serve their small-scale farmers. Nearly 40 years later, we’re doing the same work, but in new and innovative ways. Here are six innovations we have…

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Check out our 2013-2014 annual report

January 26, 2015

Farm Radio International is proud to announce that its 2013-2014 interactive annual report is online — in both French and English! The annual report includes stories, pictures, audio and video describing the projects underway in 2013-2014 and the impact they made. Among the stories is a look at the impact our demand-driven participatory radio project…

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A look behind the scenes of FarmQuest with Radio Fanaka

August 29, 2014

For the past several weeks we have been introducing you to the six candidates that took part in the FarmQuest project in Mali:  six young people have shown their communities that they have what it takes to  start farming businesses that can not only feed their families, but make a living. Now its time to introduce…

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Radio Resources

Radio Resources

May 18, 2017

Radio Resources High-quality radio programs rely on good information and skilled broadcasters. Join our network of broadcasters in Africa Radio Resources High-quality radio programs rely on good information and skilled broadcasters. What we offer Thousands of broadcasters at radio stations across Africa use our resources and training programs to improve their programs on agriculture and…

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