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A radio program has youth in Malawi and Tanzania talking about mental health — and they are loving it

May 7, 2015

At the launch of the second season of Nkhawa Njee in Malawi, hundreds of young people yell “Nkhawa Njee! Yonse Bo!” (Depression Free! Life is Cool!) in a boisterous call and response initiated by the program’s popular radio host The Diktator. The radio program, which reaches an estimated 500,000 youth in Malawi each week, is…

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The Ottawa Citizen article: “Taking to the African airwaves” talks about Farm Radio International’s work

September 6, 2011

On Saturday, September 3, 2011, The Ottawa Citizen published the article: “Taking to the African airwaves: An Ottawa aid group is using radio broadcasts to spread the word of efficient farming practices” by Alex Webber.  The following is the article: As drought and famine plagues several parts of eastern Africa, an Ottawa-based NGO is using radio to…

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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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Canadian Foodgrains Bank

New partnership embraces radio to promote conservation agriculture in Tanzania and Ethiopia

March 13, 2017

We’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Canadian Foodgrains Bank that will provide conservation agriculture radio programming to 500,000 farming households in Tanzania and Ethiopia. What is conversation agriculture? Conservation agriculture is a farming approach that uses minimal soil disturbance, crop rotations, and cover crops to improve soil health and increase production. Why radio? Radio…

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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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Video: Radio for farmer value chain development in Ghana

February 21, 2017

Video by Anaïs Voski Across Africa, small-scale farmers produce as much as 80 percent of their countries’ food supplies, but they are often the most vulnerable to hunger. This is the case in Ghana, where farmers are the first link in the agricultural value chain but are often underpaid or taken advantage of when they…

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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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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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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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WAGES

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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