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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. 2023 Égalité des genres et équilibre social, Radio Évangile Albarka, Togo (Grand Prize) Keneya blon, Radio Baoulé, Mali (Runner Up) Duond Mikayi, Radio…

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Uliza Services

July 18, 2018

  Uliza: Listener Interactivity Services Uliza Listener Interactivity Services What is Uliza? Swahili for “ask,” Uliza was first developed as a tool for audience polling. It has since evolved into a suite of services that combine radio, mobile phones and, often, interactive voice response systems to enable listeners to communicate and exchange information with their…

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Cultivating Food Security

September 8, 2022

Cultivating food security Preventing hunger in sub-Saharan Africa Help get small-scale farmers the information they need to provide for their families.  Donate now “Agriculture is the backbone of our community,” says Rosemary Kansiime, a 30-year-old farmer in Burungu village, in northwestern Uganda.  But farming has been getting harder every year, she says. Climate change has…

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The impact of COVID-19 on women in Sierra Leone and the role the media can play

January 13, 2023

Learn about the connection between gender and COVID-19 in Sierra Leone and the role that the media can play in providing accurate public health information tailored to women.

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May 18, 2017

What’s new On Air Dialogues: Listening to – and learning from – rural people On Air Dialogues are an innovative type of radio programming, which use mobile phone-based polling to bring rural voices into national and global conversations about critical issues like food security, nutrition, health and climate change. Read more Country-level climate action: Earth…

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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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Bridging the agricultural extension gap in Uganda through climate change radio programs

February 2, 2023

Learn how Voice of Teso radio station in eastern Uganda is ensuring that local farmers have the information they need to improve harvests and adapt to a changing climate.

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August 21, 2018

Do you have questions about our work? Give us a call or reach us by email. 1-888-773-7717 About us What is Farm Radio International? Farm Radio International is the only international non-profit organization solely focused on using radio as a tool for international development in rural Africa. How did Farm Radio International get started?…

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Delivering resources to our partner broadcasters

September 13, 2023

Learn about the services and resources that Farm Radio International delivers to its network of broadcasters — and how broadcasters use those tools to drive positive change in communities.

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Audio postcard: Monty Jones, the king of FARA

August 2, 2013

Monty Jones. His name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue whether it’s an international aid group thanking him for being their first point of contact or as one of the founding members of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). In this photo, Jones is taking the podium for the last time as…

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