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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 broadcaster from Radio Salama, a recipient of our COVID-19 relief fund, interviews three women wearing sks

Supporting broadcasters during COVID-19: One year later

April 30, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Farm Radio International has supported radio stations in delivering life-saving, accessible messages at-scale to the vulnerable populations who needed them most.

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Women in Yilikpani

Give the gift that makes a difference

December 22, 2021

Donate in someone’s name & they will receive an e-card Give the gift that makes a difference You have an amazing opportunity to make a difference in Africa through this donation and you can give this as a gift. Make a donation Donate in someone’s name & they will receive an e-card This holiday season…

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Women in Yilikpani

Give the gift that makes a difference

December 22, 2021

Donate in someone’s name & they will receive an e-card Give the gift that makes a difference You have an amazing opportunity to make a difference in Africa through this donation and you can give this as a gift. Make a donation Donate in someone’s name & they will receive an e-card This holiday season…

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Radio Program Approaches

Radio Program Approaches

May 23, 2018

  Radio program approaches Radio program approaches We have developed a range of approaches to radio programs that get results at scale. They are used in our radio projects to raise awareness, increase knowledge and drive the adoption of behaviours that help millions of people enjoy better livelihoods, nutrition and overall wellbeing each year. Participatory…

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Annual Report 2012-13 — Radio 2.0: When radio is more than radio

December 6, 2013

A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Farm Radio International began as an idea. Like most great ideas, it was deceptively simple, prompting the question, “Why didn’t I think of that?” The idea came about in 1975 when George Atkins, Canada’s leading farm broadcaster, learned that radio programs in developing countries often served the interests of…

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Participatory Radio Campaigns Work

May 21, 2010

It has been 3 years since we launched the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) in which we set out to assess the effectiveness of farm radio on meeting the food security objectives of rural farming households in Africa. Radio stations from Tanzania, Uganda, Mali, Ghana and Malawi took part in the initiative that involved…

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Winners announced in scriptwriting competition on healthy communities

February 3, 2011

Ottawa, Canada, Jan 31, 2011 – Congratulations to Alice Bafiala Mutombo, an independent radio journalist from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who won first prize in an Africa-wide scriptwriting competition on healthy communities. Nine other broadcasters and producers also won prizes for their entries. In July 2010, radio professionals from across sub-Saharan Africa were…

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Ugandan farm broadcaster helped to end conflict

March 1, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario March 1, 2011 – Grace Amito was bitter when her manager at Uganda’s radio station Mega FM assigned her to the farm broadcast. “He told me all the other programs had been taken up by my fellow presenters since I was away.” That was in 2002, when Grace says she didn’t have “a…

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Farm Radio looks to future

Radio Saves Lives

April 1, 2021

Radio saves lives Connect with us Farming communities across Africa need your help and radio is a vital resource. See how you can team up with us to help reach people across rural Africa with life-changing information. Get involved Why radio? Popular Radio is the world’s most popular mass medium, reaching billions of people each…

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