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Filling the void: How radio is serving farmers in Ethiopia during the pandemic

May 14, 2021

When COVID-19 made face-to-face extension impossible, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture called on Farm Radio International to design interactive extension programs to support farmers during the pandemic.

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From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers and assisting with data collection. His encounter with Farm Radio International’s African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) was a simple one. But now he can’t forget how it transformed his…

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Creating community in times of conflict: Celebrating World Radio Day 2023

February 3, 2023

This World Radio Day, we examine the role of radio in reducing conflict and creating community. We focus on Farm Radio International’s use of radio to promote girls’ education in conflict-affected Mali.

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Our Work

May 18, 2017

What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that better serve their listeners. Learn more Radio Innovations We pioneer innovative digital solutions and new program formats that make radio more effective and…

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What does radio have to do with food security?

July 30, 2010

“We knew the technique of composting, but it is by the strength of radio that we have the courage to do so.” These words from a farmer in a small village in rural Mali tell a story that we have seen repeated many, many times over the past three years.  It is the story of…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

February 26, 2021

Congratulations to the outstanding individuals who have received this award for excellence in creating a radio program that addresses gender equality, and that creates opportunities for rural women’s voices to be amplified. 2021 Leadership au feminin, Radio Média + CI Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire (Grand Prize) Jinsia na Maendeleo, Radio Maria, Tanzania (Runner Up)  2021 Tupiganishe…

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Radio Program Approaches

Radio Program Approaches

May 23, 2018

  Radio program approaches Radio program approaches We have developed a range of approaches to radio programs that get results at scale. They are used in our radio projects to raise awareness, increase knowledge and drive the adoption of behaviours that help millions of people enjoy better livelihoods, nutrition and overall wellbeing each year. Participatory…

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Our work in Uganda

September 19, 2018

Our work in Uganda Our work in Uganda More than 40 indigenous languages are used in Uganda, with dialects varying from community to community. This has made for a very diverse and competitive radio landscape. We are best known in Uganda for our work promoting vitamin A-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato through a highly popular radio…

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COVID-19 Response

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information saves lives. Whether it’s about staying safe or planting food, radio saves lives.  Donate now “My family was desperate for information that could save our crops. Had it not been for the radio, I would still be groping in the dark.” Junmai Emmanuel is a 45-year-old widow with four children living in northern…

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Share the love on World Radio Day!

February 11, 2014

Love is in the air! Not only is Friday Valentine’s Day, but Thursday February 13th is World Radio Day. Radio is recognized around the world for its role in creating positive change. This special day gives radio practitioners and enthusiasts an opportunity to celebrate this important communication tool. Do you love radio? Tell us why!…

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