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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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Seeking training opportunities to better serve her listeners

October 5, 2015

Malian Broadcaster Djeneba Konare: George Atkins Communications Award winner Djeneba Konare is a broadcaster hungry for new opportunities; she is someone her fellow broadcaster and FRI partner, Meli Rostand, described as a “fighting woman who should be supported.” Djeneba is a presenter and producer at the community radio station Welena in Nonzombougou, Mali. Djeneba first…

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Connecting with farmers over the airwaves, in the field and by phone

September 3, 2015

Tanzanian broadcaster Clara Moita: George Atkins Communications Award winner Clara Moita has been broadcasting with Radio 5, based in Arusha, Tanzania, since 2007. She is on air with the Amka (Wake Up) and Fahari Yangu (My Pride) programs, both of which are broadcast to a small-scale farming audience. Fahari Yangu has a special focus on…

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Our work in Nigeria

September 19, 2018

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with almost half of the population under the age of 18. It is also highly diverse, with more than 500 ethnic groups and languages. This makes for a very rich and dynamic media landscape, characterized by entrepreneurship, new technologies and social media, as well as a growing…

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Broadcaster interviews a farmer in ethiopia with onions faded in the foreground

Filling the void: How radio is serving farmers in Ethiopia during the pandemic

May 14, 2021

When COVID-19 made face-to-face extension impossible, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture called on Farm Radio International to design interactive extension programs to support farmers during the pandemic.

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Faba beans

Farming faba beans—a source of income and equality

August 3, 2021

Radio and faba beans are paving the way for women producers and growers to challenge gender norms and participate in farming.

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farmers in cote d'ivoire show off their radios and their produce

A COVID-19 recovery story: From coast to côte (d’Ivoire)

July 21, 2022

In 2021, Farm Radio set out to tackle pandemic recovery by using interactive radio approaches to support 20 value chains in 7 countries.

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Our work in Ethiopia

September 18, 2018

Ethiopia is home to some of our most popular radio programs. Given the country’s large population (the second largest in Africa) and strong public service broadcasting system, the programs we have supported there have reached tens of millions of people. Our projects in Ethiopia have focused on diverse topics, from the production of teff to…

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Our work in Burkina Faso

September 18, 2018

There are nearly 70 languages in use in Burkina Faso, around 60 of which are indigenous. This makes for a highly multilingual radio environment, with many small radio stations serving specific communities. We started working there in 2013, partnering with a range of radio stations – especially faith- and community-based ones – on food security…

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Supporting small-scale farmers: From the National Farm Radio Forum to Farm Radio International

June 28, 2023

For over 20 years, groups of farmers from across Canada met weekly to listen to a radio program, discuss farming issues and plan projects to improve their community. Discover the history of Canada’s unique National Farm Radio Forum program and how Farm Radio International carries out similar work in Africa today.

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