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Press Release: Farm Radio International Wins Award for Radio Campaign Strategy in Africa

March 23, 2010

Ottawa, Canada, March 23, 2010 – Farm Radio International is a recipient of the ALINe 2010 Farmer Voice Awards announced on March 11.  Organizations from twenty countries submitted nominations for the awards which are given to projects that promote the voice of farmers.   ALINe works with a wide range of agricultural organizations, providing technical…

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Farm Radio International publishes 100th edition of Farm Radio Weekly

February 26, 2010

December 3, 2007, was a big day for us at Farm Radio International. We published the first edition of Farm Radio Weekly. It was the fulfillment of a vision by Doug Ward, the Chair of Farm Radio International’s Board of Directors. As a former CBC broadcaster, Doug wanted to expand Farm Radio’s services to broadcasters.…

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May 18, 2017

Radio delivers hope In times of crisis, we count on radio. Help us get critical COVID-19 information to millions in Africa. Learn more Radio delivers hope In times of crisis, we count on radio.Help us get critical COVID-19 information to millions in Africa. Learn more What’s new 5 things to consider when designing digital agriculture…

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Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

March 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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Award-winning partner Adama Zongo from Radio rurale du Burkina shares his best story

July 16, 2010

Adama Zongo has been the editor-in-chief of Farm Radio broadcasting partner Radio rurale du Burkina – the national broadcaster – since 2005. But Adama is not new to rural radio broadcasting. He started his career in July 1982 after being trained at the Centre Interafricain d’Études en Radio Rurale de Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso. Adama…

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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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Radio breathes new life to the airwaves in the digital age

May 31, 2013

The great Italian inventor, Guglielmo Marconi, introduced the world to wireless communication technology in 1901 when he beamed a signal from Cornwall, England to St. John’s Newfoundland. Radio was born. Talk about a “disruptive technology”. Marconi’s discovery meant people could communicate instantly around the world. No more waiting weeks for printed information to be sent…

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Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa

May 7, 2021

Radio helps millions of farmers in Africa How can I help? Learn how Farm Radio helped Sahadatu care for her family “With farming we are able to take care of our families.” “Most of the men in our community did the farming; they did all the farming in the fields. Before the Farm Radio programming…

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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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The Case for Radio-on-Demand in Africa

September 2, 2010

Over the past few weeks Farm Radio International was fortunate enough to be covered in a great article by Melissa Ulbricht (@melissaulbricht) on both Mobile Active and the MediaShift Idea Lab blog on www.pbs.org.  The article looked into what we believe is a very exciting application of newer technologies to tried and true radio in…

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