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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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Senegal

Our work in Senegal

September 19, 2018

Our work in Senegal Our work in Senegal Our Senegal office was officially opened in 2018 through a strategic partnership with CECI. We are currently taking part in the Uniterra volunteer-cooperation program in the country but also have a major focus on gender-equality programming. With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we are running our flagship…

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Audio postcard: Positive Mood — creating a safe space to talk about mental health

October 5, 2015

Radio Five DJs Goodluck Kissanga (right) and Haazu Hamis Abtway (left) interviewing students at Maji Ya Chai Secondary School. The laughter of students is contagious at a recording of Positive Mood hosted by Radio Five DJs Goodluck Kissanga and Haazu Hamis Abtway. The DJs visit schools across northern Tanzania to record the program in classrooms,…

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The many faces of mental health awareness: Part 1

September 16, 2015

There are many amazing individuals in Malawi and Tanzania who have helped to destigmatize mental illness and ensure those suffering from mental illness have access to effective care. These are a few of those individuals we met as part of the “Integrated youth mental health” project. Dr. Lucy B. Kaaya has worked at the Mt.…

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Nigeria

Our work in Nigeria

September 19, 2018

Our work in Nigeria Our work in Nigeria 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…

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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 Mozambique

September 19, 2018

  Our work in Mozambique Our work in Mozambique With the majority of Mozambique’s population living in rural areas, agriculture is the mainstay of the country’s economy. Unfortunately, rural citizens typically lack access to infrastructure, markets, and public services — with the exception of radio, that is. Although there is only one official language (Portuguese),…

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Our work in Malawi

September 18, 2018

  Our work in Malawi Our work in Malawi Malawi is a small country with a strong unifying language (Chichewa). With some radio stations able to broadcast and be understood nationwide, the potential impact of radio in the country is huge. We began working there in 2011 but soon recognized the capacity for our local…

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A visit to The Hangar: FRI’s innovation lab

December 15, 2015

A telecommunications revolution is quietly unfolding in a back garden in Arusha, Tanzania. It’s happening in “The Hangar” — a geek hangout if ever there was one. Farm Radio International is about broadcasting radio across the airwaves. But it is also about participating and that’s where mobile phones come in. Six years ago, it was…

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FRI-IUCN-Uganda-Farm-Radio-working-paper

September 15, 2020
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