Publications

Malawi

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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Annual Report 2021-2022

In 2021-22 we reached 24.5 million listeners with 6,112 hours of radio. 4.9 million listeners improved their practices because of our work.

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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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Creating Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Description of the Integrated Approach to Addressing the Issue of Youth Depression in Malawi and Tanzania

Authors: Kutcher S, Perkins K, Gilberds H, Udedi M, Ubuguyu O, Njau T, Chapota R and Hashish M (2019) Creating Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Description of the Integrated Approach to Addressing the Issue of Youth Depression in Malawi and Tanzania. Front. Psychiatry 10:542. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00542 Abstract: Addressing depression in young…

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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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