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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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Mentors, youth and reality radio: the recipe to increase sustainable farming (and employment) in Mali

June 5, 2013

About the author Lisa Weighton is doing her M.A. in International Development at the University of Ottawa. She is currently working as a co-op student with Farm Radio International in Ottawa. It’s a time of self-invention and vast optimism. A time to unearth hidden talents and build new skills. A time to boast radiant skin,…

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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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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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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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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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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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Audio postcard: Reality radio in Mali

August 8, 2013

Hi, I’m Erica Pomerance, project advisor for the FarmQuest radio reality project here in Mali.  This photo was taken in the village of Tingole Banankabougou where I accompanied project coordinator, Lamine Togola, to interview candidates for the project.  Here we see 18-year-old Kafune Mariko, wearing white, along with her local advisor, Alimata Diarra, who is…

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