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Built to last: Rural broadcast skills for Africa

Jun 13, 2011

As part of a new program to build lasting capacity in Africa, Farm Radio International recently conducted the first of what will be a series…

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Travelling Through Tanzania

May 31, 2011

I had the wonderful opportunity with the support of our partner, World University Service of Canada (WUSC), to travel to Tanzania last September 2010. Today,…

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Listen to two of our award-winning ‘Healthy Communities’ scripts!

May 19, 2011

Recently, we released our 93rd script package, based on the winning entries from our fourth scriptwriting competition on the topic of Healthy Communities. We are…

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The First Results are in!

Apr 27, 2011

If one of every five people who were reached by an advertising campaign on the radio actually bought the product being advertised, the marketing world…

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African broadcasters trained in the ‘Whole Station Approach’ (by Pauline Kalumikiza, Program Officer, Farm Radio Malawi)

Apr 15, 2011

The first time I entered the studios of Radio Ada 13 years ago as a volunteer, my passion was to serve my community, the Dangme-speaking…

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Canadian Farm Radio Network Informing Africans

Apr 1, 2011

Radio Canada International (RCI) conducted an interview with Farm Radio International’s Executive Director this past January 2011.  Listen, as Carmel Kilkenny from RCI’s The Link,…

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Ugandan farm broadcaster helped to end conflict

Mar 1, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario March 1, 2011 – Grace Amito was bitter when her manager at Uganda’s radio station Mega FM assigned her to the farm broadcast.…

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Monitoring with Mobiles: Using Mobile Phones as a Convenient and Cost-Effective Survey Tool

Feb 7, 2011

How do you collect almost 4155 household surveys across five countries in under a month and be certain that all the data ends up in…

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Tuning in to Secure Food

Feb 4, 2011

Food security is back in the headlines along with some hard-to-answer questions about how to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1. One of the solutions can…

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Winners announced in scriptwriting competition on healthy communities

Feb 3, 2011

Ottawa, Canada, Jan 31, 2011 – Congratulations to Alice Bafiala Mutombo, an independent radio journalist from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who won first…

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