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Listening to our radio partners: 2022-23 annual survey

Radio is the world’s most popular mass medium and listeners rely on it for valuable and even life-saving informational. At Farm Radio International, we provide resources and training to our network of more than 1,300 radio partners across sub-Saharan Africa to help them improve the quality and quantity of radio programming for rural development. Each…

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Annual Report 2022-23

Farm Radio International’s 2022-23 Annual Report is a snapshot of the remarkable progress and impact we’ve achieved over the past year. It is with immense gratitude and pride that we share the stories of transformation and growth that have marked our journey this year. We have navigated the country-specific and complex realities of economic disruptions,…

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Getting results with interactive radio (partnership brochure)

Getting results with interactive radio (partnership brochure)

Radio remains the most accessible information and communication medium in sub-Saharan Africa. Combined with mobile phones, it’s more powerful than ever before. Learn how working with one of the world’s leading radio for development organizations can help you engage rural citizens to enable learning and effect change. We always work through existing local radio stations.…

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Tuning In newsletter: Spring 2023

In this edition of Tuning In, we focus on radio broadcasters and the essential role they play in their communities — including during a crisis. Learn how Kasungu Community Radio supported their community when Cyclone Freddy devastated Malawi. Read the inspiring story of Adja Malado Diakité, a market woman who went on to become the second woman working at Radio Wassoulou in Mali. Plus, meet the winners of this year’s Farm Radio Awards.

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ICT4Scale: A Roadmap for Scaling-Up (webinar slides)

This work is being carried out with the aid of a grant from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), www.idrc.ca. How can we scale-up agricultural solutions that are promising? What role do Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play in this process? Through a 30-month research initiative, Farm Radio International and Farm Radio Trust (Malawi) aimed to…

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Thematic briefing note: Improving nutrition through interactive radio

Health and food security go hand in hand. Radio is a versatile tool to promote both at scale, not only supporting farmers to sustainably boost their productivity, but also to increase the quality and variety of food produced and eaten. Targeted radio and ICT initiatives can address nutritional deficiencies through radio programs that drive the…

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Sharing knowledge, Giving voice (general brochure)

Sharing knowledge, Giving voice (general brochure)

We are the only international non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to serving African farming families and rural communities through radio. We work with hundreds of existing radio partners across 40 sub-Saharan African countries, and have offices and major projects in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Senegal and Uganda. Together, we reach…

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Research brief: Harnessing ICT to scale-up agricultural solutions

Research brief: Harnessing ICT to scale-up agricultural solutions

This work is being carried out with the aid of a grant from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), www.idrc.ca. Research problem Scaling-up agricultural innovations that can contribute to food and nutrition security is one of the key challenges facing development organizations, research institutions, governments and the civil society. This research initiative will examine the…

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