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Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa

May 13, 2021

Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa How you can help Learn how Farm Radio helped Sahadatu care for her family “With farming we are able to take care of our families.” “Most of the men in our community did the farming; they did all the farming in the fields. Before the Farm Radio programming…

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Press Release: Made-in-Uganda technology launches radio soap opera into interactive radio space

June 26, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Listen, vote, and eat better Farm Radio International (FRI) is working with Uganda’s TRAC FM and HarvestPlus to give farmers a powerful voice in their futures. Listeners of a recently launched radio drama series can now engage with broadcasters in real time, bringing interactive radio and listener participation to a whole new…

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Women in Yilikpani

Join the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

June 9, 2021

Join the fight against COVID-19 in Africa How can you help? Learn how Farm Radio is supporting people in Africa affected by the pandemic Join the fight against COVID-19 in Africa How can you help? Learn how Farm Radio is supporting people in Africa affected by the pandemic Farm Radio is making a difference for…

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Audio postcard: Announcing 500 radio partners!

February 3, 2014

We just passed an important milestone! Farm Radio International now has more than 500 radio broadcasting partners in 38 countries across sub-Saharan Africa. This means that over 500 radio stations, and organizations using radio, are benefiting from services we offer. These services include radio scripts on agricultural and development topics and online training courses that…

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May 18, 2017

What’s new Bureau chiefs reflect on 600 editions of Barza Wire To celebrate the 600th issue of Barza Wire, we spoke with Mark Ndipita and Ali Saouadogo, the Barza Wire bureau chiefs who work with writers from across sub-Saharan Africa to produce Barza Wire Farmer stories. They shared their experience working on Barza Wire over…

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The Case for Radio-on-Demand in Africa

September 2, 2010

Over the past few weeks Farm Radio International was fortunate enough to be covered in a great article by Melissa Ulbricht (@melissaulbricht) on both Mobile Active and the MediaShift Idea Lab blog on www.pbs.org.  The article looked into what we believe is a very exciting application of newer technologies to tried and true radio in…

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Women in Yilikpani

Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa

June 9, 2021

You can help farmers in Africa produce more food. What does it take? Less than 59 seconds of your time and $1 How you can do this right now “With farming we are able to take care of our families.” Help Sahadatu feed her family The programming on Might FM has been very helpful. Before…

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“Radio can bring people together”

August 13, 2010

Farm Radio International broadcast partner, Lydia Ajono, has been involved with the Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN) since it began in 1999. She has worked with community radio for many years. When she left high school, she joined a Radio Netherlands project in northern Ghana. Since then, she has been to the Netherlands for training,…

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Celebrating World Radio Day: Farmers all over Africa achieve success and satisfaction from listening to their radios

February 13, 2012

For over 30 years, Farm Radio International has understood the importance of radio in giving access to information to millions of small-scale farmers. Radio is reliable, affordable and does not require literacy. It can reach remote areas, women and children. That is why our mission is to support broadcasters in developing countries to strengthen small-scale…

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‘I think radio has better pictures’: Q & A with Doug Ward, recent appointee to the Order of Canada

January 14, 2016

Doug Ward, the chair of the board of FRI, in the studio at Radio Fana in Mali. We congratulate Doug Ward, the chair of our board, on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Doug is a long-time radio advocate, with 30 years of experience with CBC. Doug is a fantastic champion of the…

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