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A woman holds a radio set in Bougouni Mali

Improving food security and gender equality for women, this International Women’s Day and beyond

March 3, 2023

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate reaching two million people with information on gender equality and food security.

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Ugandan farm broadcaster helped to end conflict

March 1, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario March 1, 2011 – Grace Amito was bitter when her manager at Uganda’s radio station Mega FM assigned her to the farm broadcast. “He told me all the other programs had been taken up by my fellow presenters since I was away.” That was in 2002, when Grace says she didn’t have “a…

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Farm Radio looks to future

Radio Saves Lives

April 1, 2021

Radio saves lives Connect with us Farming communities across Africa need your help and radio is a vital resource. See how you can team up with us to help reach people across rural Africa with life-changing information. Get involved Why radio? Popular Radio is the world’s most popular mass medium, reaching billions of people each…

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Uganda Community Green Radio: Winner of the 2020 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

March 6, 2020

The Nyinabwenge women’s program on Uganda Community Green Radio is excelling at amplifying the voices of rural women.

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Farm Radio looks to future

Farm Radio – Farm Radio – One of Canada’s Top Rated Charities

February 24, 2021

One of Canada’s top rated charities Donate Now One of Canada’s top rated charities Donate Now How your donation will help: You will be Meeting a unique need Farm Radio International is the only international non-profit organization that is solely committed to using the power of radio as an effective tool for rural development in…

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Winners announced in scriptwriting competition on healthy communities

February 3, 2011

Ottawa, Canada, Jan 31, 2011 – Congratulations to Alice Bafiala Mutombo, an independent radio journalist from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who won first prize in an Africa-wide scriptwriting competition on healthy communities. Nine other broadcasters and producers also won prizes for their entries. In July 2010, radio professionals from across sub-Saharan Africa were…

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Our work in Senegal

September 19, 2018

Our work in Senegal Our work in Senegal Our Senegal office was officially opened in 2018 through a strategic partnership with CECI. We are currently taking part in the Uniterra volunteer-cooperation program in the country but also have a major focus on gender-equality programming. With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we are running our flagship…

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Our history

August 22, 2018

  Our history Our History The seed for Farm Radio International was planted nearly 40 years ago in rural Zambia when a man named George Atkins had a simple, but really good idea. It was 1975 and George, a Canadian farm radio broadcaster, was out in the Zambian countryside with his African colleagues as part…

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Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

February 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and women’s rights, we see great results come from informative radio programming time and time again. There’s just one problem. When a project ends, the radio program may end with it,…

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A message of thanks from FRI Board Member Anthony Anyia, who knows first-hand the power of radio

August 30, 2013

As someone who grew up on a small farm in southern Nigeria, I know the power of radio. In the small farming community where I spent my childhood, most families engaged in mixed farming, crops and livestock. My father grew rice and raised poultry. There was no electricity then, so our radio was how we…

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