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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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The first step is to listen: unlocking conversations in development with radio and mobile phones

November 3, 2016

How can we include the world’s most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It’s simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two most powerful communications tools in the developing world: radio and mobile phones.   Conversations in development The history of international development is rife with examples of good intentions gone wrong.…

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Farm Radio International – defining our role in the anti-racism movement

June 12, 2020

When news of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer spread, and Black Lives Matter protests took place in many parts of the West and other parts of the world, we took serious thought as an organization. As individuals, we were shocked, angered, and saddened. We reached out to…

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Our commitment to gender equality

March 3, 2015

Farm Radio International has long been committed to including women in every aspect of our work: as broadcasters, farmers and agricultural extension workers. In July 2013 we launched Her Farm Radio, an initiative to ensure radio serves the needs of all farmers, women and men. Ten projects have come under the Her Farm Radio banner,…

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Call for proposals

Call for instructional design proposals

May 27, 2019

FRI is seeking a proposal for two types of distance learning products. The first type is an online course (the Farmer program eCourse) and the second type is self-guided learning modules.

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Lessons learned on the radio are lessons learned for life

February 26, 2015

In 2008, Ugandan farmer Silkei Mike Chemusto heard a radio program about Victoria Highland Irish potato production, airing on Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.   “The message I got from that radio program helped me to expand my Victoria Highland Irish potatoes and construct that storage,” Silkei told Askebir Gebru, country director for Uganda, while showing off…

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Uliza: Connecting broadcasters and farmers for better radio

September 9, 2016

Video by Katie Burnham At Farm Radio International we work to share knowledge with small-scale African farmers and make sure their voices are heard. Radio is a really effective way to reach a large audience, but it is essentially a one-way communications tool. So how do make sure that we’re helping radio stations to engage with listeners…

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Interactive radio: Key to achieving the SDGs

July 29, 2016

Photo credit: Jesse Winter One of the landmarks of last year was the global agreement on a new plan of action to follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In September 2015, world leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York and unanimously adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 highly ambitious Sustainable Development Goals…

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Audio Postcard: Inclusivity in Mining

March 26, 2019

Industry in Ghana is a vital source of revenue, but local communities don’t always see the benefits. A radio program is looking to change that.

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Radio can rain information when drought strikes

July 5, 2016

Imagine you’re a farmer and the rainy season that you depend on doesn’t come. This happens again — and again. After three failed rainy seasons you hear that sudden and heavy rains may come and wipe out what you have left. This is the situation for farmers in Ethiopia, who are experiencing the worst drought their…

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