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Farm Radio International scripts now available in Swahili and Hausa!

August 9, 2012

In May 1979, Farm Radio International founder, George Atkins, sent the first script package to 34 radio broadcasters in 26 countries. His idea was to share practical farm information in a world-wide exchange through the most assessable medium, radio. He sought out information about affordable and appropriate agricultural techniques, such as how to fertilize their…

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Women in non-traditional roles. Hear their story

April 27, 2022

Belinda Akos Akab is excelling as a mechanical engineer and hopes she can help other women succeed in the male-dominated trades.

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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

October 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up invisible signals in the air have anything to do with something that literally helps us survive? How can a voice on air have anything to do with achieving a #ZeroHunger…

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Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

March 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full control. Their producer, Owoahene Acheampong, sits across the table with his headphones on, calmly turning the dials and offering occasional directions. Owoahene has been hosting a special farmer radio program…

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Broadcaster Alex Nimwamanya sees the impact his program has on farmers growing orange-fleshed sweet potato

March 20, 2018

Alex Nimwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. Alex is a 30-year-old Ugandan radio journalist presenting a program called Eiraka ryomuhingi no murisa, or “The farmer’s voice.” For 10 weeks, Alex settled in at the microphone every Monday from 8 to…

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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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Radio Innovations

Radio Innovations

August 15, 2018

Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better Radio Innovations Finding new ways to make radio better We pioneer innovative digital solutions and develop engaging new radio approaches to make the world’s most popular communication tool more entertaining, effective and interactive than ever before. Innovative digital solutions Far from being eclipsed by newer technologies,…

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Spotlight: 10 years on, Uganda’s Radio Simba develops sustainable radio programs on orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

February 3, 2022

A radio series broadcast nearly 10 years ago has inspired Uganda’s Radio Simba to develop a sustainably viable agricultural program that continues today.

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 108 is now online!

March 29, 2018

Our 108th Farm Radio Resource Pack was published this week, and circulated by email to 670+ broadcasting partners in 40 African countries. This is more than 2,000 individuals who have received our pack of interview scripts, radio dramas, and Broadcaster how-to guides. This time our pack includes several interview scripts on the topics of indigenous…

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8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

February 25, 2016

How radio is seeding change for small-scale farmers Radio can share vital information on agricultural techniques, nutrition, health care, local politics, weather and more. Radio also provides valuable entertainment to its listeners, with music, radio dramas and debates. Here are a few ways we are using radio to seed change for the millions of farmers…

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