Farm Radio International Uganda’s “Platform” project transforming agricultural extension services across the country

Oct 25, 2023

Though agriculture is a major industry in Uganda, only a small percentage of farmers receive advice from agricultural extension workers. Farm Radio International is working to change that through our Platform project.

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From sourcing seeds to selling produce: Sharing agricultural advice over the airwaves in Uganda

Oct 16, 2023

Read the stories of three individuals and groups that are benefiting from agricultural radio programs in Uganda that cover how to grow crops and raise livestock from start to finish.

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Evelyn Balozi, winner of the 2023 George Atkins Communication Award

Feb 21, 2023

Evelyn Balozi is a winner of the 2023 George Atkins Communication Award. Evelyn has served in many roles, including producer, presenter, acting station manager and marketing officer at Utume FM in Tanzania.

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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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Alberta to Africa — a continued role in farm extension

Oct 7, 2010

Charlie Cheshire spent his entire career helping farmers adopt new technologies in his home province of Alberta. He worked with radio to reach more Albertan…

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