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Our work in Malawi

September 18, 2018

  Our work in Malawi Our work in Malawi Malawi is a small country with a strong unifying language (Chichewa). With some radio stations able to broadcast and be understood nationwide, the potential impact of radio in the country is huge. We began working there in 2011 but soon recognized the capacity for our local…

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Community Listening Groups

Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

October 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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Our work in Burkina Faso

September 18, 2018

Our work in Burkina Faso Our work in Burkina Faso There are nearly 70 languages in use in Burkina Faso, around 60 of which are indigenous. This makes for a highly multilingual radio environment, with many small radio stations serving specific communities. We started working there in 2012, partnering with a range of radio stations…

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A broadcaster from Radio Salama, a recipient of our COVID-19 relief fund, interviews three women wearing sks

Supporting broadcasters during COVID-19: One year later

April 30, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Farm Radio International has supported radio stations in delivering life-saving, accessible messages at-scale to the vulnerable populations who needed them most.

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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

September 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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Female farmers in Banikoara

Radio Rurale Locale de Banikoara – Runner up of the 2021 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

March 30, 2021

The Agriculture et Developpement program addresses issues designed to make life better for women farmers in their area.

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Audio postcard: Ghanaian farmers capitalized on ICT to connect with markets

July 23, 2014

A radio producer from Obuoba FM interviews the chairperson of a farmer organization in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. Hello my name is Nathaniel Ofori, the information and communication technology (ICT) officer at Farm Radio International in Ghana. My contribution and involvement in the process of ICT implementation and monitoring of FRI projects has given me a deeper…

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Our work in Ethiopia

September 18, 2018

Our work in Ethiopia Our work in Ethiopia Ethiopia is home to some of our most popular radio programs. Given the country’s large population (the second largest in Africa) and strong public service broadcasting system, the programs we have supported there have reached tens of millions of people. Our projects in Ethiopia have focused on…

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Radio Salama brings women to the forefront

Radio Communautaire Salama: Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 Liz Hughes Award

March 4, 2021

Radio Communautaire Salama broadcasts an exceptional radio program addressing the serious issue of sexual and gender-based violence

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How it all began – a recollection from Michael Pickstock

May 7, 2009

Many people in the Farm Radio “family” are familiar with the story of how the organization was formed 30 years ago by George Atkins after a life-changing meeting with radio broadcasters in Zambia. Below is an excerpt from an email Farm Radio International received from Michael Pickstock of WRENmedia, based in the UK.  He was…

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