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Launching Barza Wire: Same great stories with a new name

February 5, 2015

Farm Radio International has been serving farm radio broadcasters for 35 years, providing them with valuable agricultural advice and tips on creating an impactful broadcast.   In December 2007, FRI introduced a weekly news service to provide broadcasters with news from across Africa. Farm Radio Weekly included news stories relevant to small-scale farmers, many written…

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“Honouring a Father’s Passion” – featured in latest Network News

June 3, 2010

The best way to pay a tribute is to respect and honour the passions of loved ones. Ian Fraser has just done that by making a donation to Farm Radio International in memory of his father Donald D. Fraser, an ardent admirer of agriculture and farm practices. Don Fraser, died in 2009 at the age…

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 George Atkins Communications Award!

December 3, 2013

Congratulations to Kasooha Ismael and Anthony Lwanga of Uganda and Lydia Ajono of Ghana, winners of the 2013 George Atkins Communications Award. This award recognizes farm radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contribution to food security and poverty reduction in low-income countries. These three individuals work tirelessly to serve farming communities through radio. Kasooha Ismael joined Uganda’s Kagadi Kibaale Community Radio (KKCR) in…

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Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

February 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and women’s rights, we see great results come from informative radio programming time and time again. There’s just one problem. When a project ends, the radio program may end with it,…

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The summer edition of Network News is here!

July 15, 2014

The summer edition of Network News is here! In this edition, learn about Farm Radio International’s unprecedented poll that helped thousands of small-scale farmers share their opinions and needs with policy-makers, how a radio program inspired a much-needed agribusiness, and about the impact of the FarmQuest reality radio program. The newsletter also profiles two long-time donors and volunteers,…

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This is real work: Through the mud and into the soybean field

August 1, 2017

To reach Hidya Muhidini Kipila’s soya bean field, we had to wade through a puddle knee deep and 10 metres long. A toddler could learn to swim in this lukewarm water. Fortunately, I’m not too bothered by this dip (despite not being dressed for it) because I’ve already walked an hour — in the other…

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Our Work

March 18, 2021

We put radio to work in rural Africa. Connect with a Farm Radio rep. today We put radio to work in rural Africa. What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that…

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Our Work

March 18, 2021

We put radio to work in rural Africa. Follow us on social media We put radio to work in rural Africa. What we do We make radio the very best it can be for rural communities across Africa. Radio Resources We provide resources and training to help rural radio broadcasters create programs that better serve…

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Our work in Mali

September 19, 2018

Our work in Mali Our work in Mali Political unrest and insecurity in Mali in recent years has made radio an even more critical source of information and dialogue, as internal conflict often results in reduced public services. Working in Mali remains a challenge due to security concerns, but we are proud to have maintained…

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We need your clicks!

March 23, 2012

Farm Radio International very often submits proposals for new projects and funding. Last week our ICT and Radio Specialist, Bart Sullivan found a funding opportunity which suits his latest idea for supporting African radio stations. He is proposing new ways for radio stations to share information and content. We have submitted his idea to the…

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