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Broadcaster profile: How Acirocan Flavia (and her listeners) benefited from our e-course

March 3, 2016

Farmer program e-course: Strengthening broadcasters’ interview and story-telling skills   A journalist by profession, Acirocan Flavia has been working in radio for seven years. She works on the program Community Voice, on Radio Pacis, in Uganda. Through this program Acirocan has been able to integrate listeners into the discussion in many ways. The program regularly…

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On the air in Niger

February 18, 2016

Mamoudou Abdoulaye (Reporter): Hello everyone. What town are we in today?”   Crowd: “In Sakoira!”   “Our production team has gone to Sakoira, 10 kilometres from Tillabery, along the road Ayorou,” the presenter of Voice of the River tells listeners to the new show.   For the first time, farmers in one of the world’s…

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On the air in Uganda to share information about Fall armyworm

November 14, 2017

The Fall armyworm is marching through farmers’ fields across Africa, with 28 countries now dealing with this foreign invader. Uganda first experienced the Fall armyworm last year, where it took farmers by surprise. Pascal Mweruka is our radio craft development officer in Uganda. He says, “It was too much last year, because it invaded gardens…

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‘I think radio has better pictures’: Q & A with Doug Ward, recent appointee to the Order of Canada

January 14, 2016

Doug Ward, the chair of the board of FRI, in the studio at Radio Fana in Mali. We congratulate Doug Ward, the chair of our board, on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Doug is a long-time radio advocate, with 30 years of experience with CBC. Doug is a fantastic champion of the…

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Radio helps farmers find better buyers for orange-fleshed sweet potato

April 18, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting, holding a hoe and a potato in her hands. From a distance, seeing hoes moving up and down, one would think they were preparing land for planting. But Linet and a group of other farmers are busy…

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It takes a village: Engaging men, women & youth in ‘women’s issues’

July 11, 2018

“It takes a village to raise a child.” This proverb has many important meanings, but one related truth is that maternal, newborn and children’s health shouldn’t be a woman’s issue; it should be a priority for the whole family. We’re working hard in Burkina Faso to change attitudes towards maternal and child health, encouraging men…

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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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September 15, 2020
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September 15, 2020
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March 4, 2016

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