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Farm Radio International scripts now available in Swahili and Hausa!

Aug 9, 2012

In May 1979, Farm Radio International founder, George Atkins, sent the first script package to 34 radio broadcasters in 26 countries. His idea was to…

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Canadian Journalism Student in Arusha

Jul 18, 2012

This summer, four students of the Carleton University Journalism Program interned with Farm Radio International and their partners across three different sub-Saharan African countries (Malawi,…

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Noé Diarra: “I will avenge my field this year”

Jun 20, 2012

Mariam Koné is a writer for Farm Radio Weekly. Recently, she met three farmers in Mali and captured their stories of how radio is helping…

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Fighting ‘Witch Weed’ with the Radio

Jun 5, 2012

Five years ago, nothing grew well in Barafo Théra’s family farm, which lies in the community of Damy in Mali. Nothing, that is, except for…

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Farm Radio Broadcast Partner Wins UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award

Mar 8, 2012

To mark International Women’s Day, this week’s issue of Farm Radio Weekly, features stories of four remarkable women. Featured in this International Women’s Day blog,…

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Celebrating World Radio Day: Farmers all over Africa achieve success and satisfaction from listening to their radios

Feb 13, 2012

For over 30 years, Farm Radio International has understood the importance of radio in giving access to information to millions of small-scale farmers. Radio is…

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Radio – Where knowledge flows, food grows

Dec 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…

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Broadcaster committed to agricultural market programming honoured with George Atkins Communications Award

Dec 8, 2011

Wednesday is market day in the town of Fana, Mali. There’s a busy energy in the air as farmers, traders, and other villagers gather to…

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Introducing Barza! – the online community for radio broadcasters

Dec 8, 2011

On November 11, at the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) International Forum, Farm Radio International was proud to launch BARZA, an exciting new social…

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World AIDS Day: Farm Radio Weekly features original stories about small-scale farmers in Africa

Dec 1, 2011

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is Farm Radio International’s weekly electronic news bulletin. It prides itself on making the farmer’s voice and perspective heard. To mark…

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