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Check out our 2013-2014 annual report

January 26, 2015

Farm Radio International is proud to announce that its 2013-2014 interactive annual report is online — in both French and English! The annual report includes stories, pictures, audio and video describing the projects underway in 2013-2014 and the impact they made. Among the stories is a look at the impact our demand-driven participatory radio project…

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Farm Radio International joins partnership to share communication for development initiatives

September 19, 2018

Farm Radio International is excited to join a multi-partner initiative promoting participatory communication and fostering cooperation in the field of communication for development in Africa. Through YenKasa Africa, we’ll be joining other partners in sharing stories, lessons, and best practices centred around communication for development initiatives with a focus in agriculture and rural development. Communication…

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Sharing one farmer’s success story with millions more

July 5, 2017

Small-scale farmers are naturally risk averse, as a successful harvest is essential for their food security and income. What can encourage farmers to take the bold step to try a new agricultural practice? Hearing the success farmers like them are having. This is why each of our participatory radio campaigns (PRCs) features the voices of…

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Learning how to beep to vote in Burkina Faso

July 24, 2014

I’m Emma Bider, an intern with Farm Radio International in Burkina Faso. The month of June marked the beginning of a new Participatory Radio Campaign here that encourages farmers to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. The project was launched in Orodara, a town in the southwest of the country, where a local radio station will broadcast the…

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Mental Health on Air: How we started a conversation about youth mental health in Malawi and Tanzania

February 1, 2016

What does it look like when youth discuss depression? Find out on our three-part documentary – Mental Health on Air: Healthy minds, resilient communities, produced by CBC Ottawa’s Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco. A frank, open discussion about mental illness and depression is a new phenomenon in Canada, but one that is gaining traction thanks to campaigns like…

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Radio – Where knowledge flows, food grows

December 23, 2011

Farm Radio International’s Annual Report 2010/2011 is now available online. The following is the Executive Director’s Report. The name Farm Radio International seems to capture the imagination. When people first hear about Farm Radio International, they often ask: “where can we find you on the radio dial?” or “how many listeners do you have?” Some…

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Audio postcard: Monty Jones, the king of FARA

August 2, 2013

Monty Jones. His name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue whether it’s an international aid group thanking him for being their first point of contact or as one of the founding members of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). In this photo, Jones is taking the podium for the last time as…

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Radio innovations from The Hangar: Beeping for vital information

February 4, 2016

Radio is a fantastic tool for reaching millions of listeners with life-changing information. But the cell phone revolution is making this communication tool even more powerful. A cell phone allows listeners to call the radio station and contribute to a program.   ‘Beeping’ also allows callers to contribute and receive information in new ways. ‘Beeping’…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International’s work serving women farmers featured at the African First Ladies Summit in Tanzania

June 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuning in to what women farmers want: Farm Radio International (FRI) shines a spotlight on the importance of women farmers’ radio at the African First Ladies Summit, “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa,” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 2-3, 2013. The Summit marks the launch of Her Farm Radio, a suite of…

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Audio postcard: Interactive radio growing “the pride of Singida”

December 21, 2015

Over 50 people are crammed into Mnung’una village’s small executive office. The back of the tin roof is ripped and banging loudly in the wind. Trucks rattle over the speed bumps of a nearby road leading to Singida in central Tanzania. Some of the women are sharing chairs and men are standing on desks in…

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