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Our work in Mali

September 19, 2018

Our work in Mali Our work in Mali Political unrest and insecurity in Mali in recent years has made radio an even more critical source of information and dialogue, as internal conflict often results in reduced public services. Working in Mali remains a challenge due to security concerns, but we are proud to have maintained…

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Feeding the Demand for more radio

June 13, 2012

Radio is the only place where the Minister of Agriculture and the small farmer meet, says Rex Chapota, Executive Director of Farm Radio Malawi. He sits in a small office with Farm Radio International staff here in Ottawa, Canada explaining the powerful possibilities associated with radio. Not just radio; but radio that values farmers and gives…

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Press Release: New radio drama targets vitamin A deficiency

June 17, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farm Radio International is putting the power of radio drama to work in Uganda. This week marks the launch of My Children, a radio drama series that aims to convince farmers to replace traditional varieties of sweet potato with a more nutritious, orange-fleshed alternative. Ottawa, Canada – June 17, 2013 – Nearly…

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Our work in Ghana

September 18, 2018

Our work in Ghana Our work in Ghana Ghana has a very dynamic public sphere, facilitated by a well-developed network of internet providers and more than 500 radio stations. We have worked with more radio stations in Ghana than any other country, operating in multiple languages across all of the country’s ten regions. In addition…

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A broadcaster interviews a farmer in the farmers field

Sponsor a radio program

January 26, 2022

Sponsor a radio program Get life-changing information to underserved Ghanaian communities.  Start your own team today Radio grows food In places where the internet remains out of reach, radio is a lifeline.  At Farm Radio International, we work with broadcasters and farmers to design effective interactive agriculture radio programs for farmers in Africa. Now, we…

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Women in Yilikpani

Copy of Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa – Christmas

November 16, 2021

Give the gift of radio this season Make a donation Radio is a powerful tool in international development How your donation can make a difference COVID has hugely impacted African communities COVID-19 has had a huge impact on African communities. With the closure of markets, farmers have had nowhere to sell their crops and therefore…

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A trip back to 1979 – Farm Radio Audio Tape #1

August 13, 2009

Let’s take a trip way back to 1979 when Farm Radio International (then called Developing Countries Farm Radio Network) began. Based on the idea that smallholder farmers throughout Africa could benefit greatly by receiving timely and accurate information about farming over the radio, George Atkins (founder and former director of DCFRN) set out to provide…

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Farm Radio Awards

Announcing the 2021 Farm Radio award winners

February 12, 2021

Meet the 2021 winners of the George Atkins Communications Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.

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Women in Yilikpani

Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa – Christmas

November 2, 2021

This holiday season, give the gift that makes a difference How can I help? Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa How your donation can make a difference COVID has hugely impacted African communities COVID-19 has had a huge impact on African communities. With the closure of markets, farmers have had nowhere to sell their…

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GACA

August 24, 2018

Congratulations to the outstanding individuals who have received this award for excellence in rural radio broadcasting since it was established in 1991. 2022 Patricia Kasoki, Radio communautaire et environnementale de Kanyabayonga (RCEKA-FM), Democratic Republic of Congo Rosemonde Bakieno, Radio Munya, Burkina Faso Solomon Ayele, Debre Berhan Fana FM, Ethiopia 2021 Madelena Mkirema, Radio Amani, Kenya…

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