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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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Audio postcard: Radio program helped farmers access vines to grow nutritious orange-fleshed sweet potato

July 17, 2014

Victoria Dansoa Abankwa, an agricultural extension officer and host of the orange-fleshed sweet potato program at Central Radio in Cape Coast, Ghana.  In 2013, Farm Radio International developed and launched a 22-week radio program to fight vitamin A deficiency by helping to scale-up the production and consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) in Ghana. Farmers…

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Notes from the field: Reflections on International Development Week

February 7, 2014

Just a little over eight months ago, I got on an airplane for the first time holding my very first passport, headed off on the adventure of my life. I was moving to northern Ghana, Tamale to be precise, to work on the CHANGE (Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ghana Enhanced) project with an organization…

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Farmer Innovation Script Package Launched

April 28, 2010

Welcome to package 90! This package features the 15 winning scripts from the radio scriptwriting competition on smallholder farmer innovation. The scripts tell fascinating stories about creative farmers across sub-Saharan Africa who have come up with ways to improve their livelihoods. Innovative farmers create change and improvement in their families’ lives and their communities. They…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International’s work serving women farmers featured at the African First Ladies Summit in Tanzania

June 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuning in to what women farmers want: Farm Radio International (FRI) shines a spotlight on the importance of women farmers’ radio at the African First Ladies Summit, “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa,” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 2-3, 2013. The Summit marks the launch of Her Farm Radio, a suite of…

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Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania.

Always innovating: Resources for broadcasters

June 1, 2018

Salome Thomas sits behind the controls at Orkonerei Radio Service in northern Tanzania. Since 1979, we’ve been serving our broadcasters with resources to help them produce high-quality radio programs that serve their small-scale farmers. Nearly 40 years later, we’re doing the same work, but in new and innovative ways. Here are six innovations we have…

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Radio Resources

Radio Resources

May 18, 2017

Radio Resources High-quality radio programs rely on good information and skilled broadcasters. Join our network of broadcasters in Africa Radio Resources High-quality radio programs rely on good information and skilled broadcasters. What we offer Thousands of broadcasters at radio stations across Africa use our resources and training programs to improve their programs on agriculture and…

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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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2020: A year unlike any other

December 21, 2020

There was a lot not to like about 2020 but we did find some things to celebrate this year. Join us in reading what we accomplished in 2020.

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Farm Radio Resource Pack 107 is now online

October 29, 2017

Our 107th Farm Radio Resource Pack is now online! Circulated to 650+ broadcasters in 40 countries, this pack includes 9 scripts and a backgrounder on Fall armyworm. Producing resources for broadcasters has been part of Farm Radio’s work since 1979, when we were known as Developing Countries Farm Radio Network. Our Farm Radio Resource Packs…

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