Search Results: drama/news

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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The Drama of the Radio Drama …

November 15, 2011

Small-scale farmers in Nigeria, particularly female farmers, are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2007, a project was initiated by the African Radio Drama Association (ARDA) in partnership with Farm Radio International and the University of Guelph with support from the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa Program supported by IDRC and the…

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Spring Network News is here!

June 24, 2013

Our most recent Network News is hot off the presses. In this issue we meet Dr. Adaptation and learn how his radio show helped Ghanaian farmers adapt to climate change.  You will also find out how our latest resource pack will help farmers benefit from cultivating cassava, a climate-friendly and drought tolerant food crop. The…

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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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World Radio Day

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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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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Growing groundnuts: Farm Radio Resource Pack 97

January 23, 2014

In many African countries, groundnuts (known in North America as peanuts) are a crop of choice for small-scale farmers. They are relatively inexpensive to grow, and do not require highly specialized skills or expensive equipment. Because groundnuts add nitrogen to the soil, farmers can get a reasonable yield without heavy inputs of chemical or organic…

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Farm Radio “hangs out” with Gates Foundation

June 10, 2013

Technology and new media are playing an increasingly active role in society. Hashtags, tweetups and followers have entered our lives (and the blogosphere) in recent years. Many of us check our news feeds before we brush our teeth in the morning. In Africa, a new report shows that mobile devices, the Internet and social media…

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Sponsor a Station – Royals FM

February 25, 2022

Royals FM Akuapa y3 (Good Farming) Radio Program About the program Akuapa y3 means “good farming.” For farmers in Wenchi, that’s what this Green Leaf Magazine radio program is helping them do. Thanks your sponsorship, it’s what the program will continue to do. In the program above, you can hear an episode where the host, Owoahene…

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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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