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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Mar 8, 2019

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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Barza Wire celebrates 500 issues

Celebrating our 500th issue of Barza Wire

By Farm Radio International | Feb 11, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: our 500th issue…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

FRI now accepting applications for inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2019

Farm Radio International is now accepting applications for a new award to recognize radio programs that address gender equality and create opportunities to share the…

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Mathewos Feleke

Mathewos Feleke: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award runner-up

By Farm Radio International | Nov 1, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, and farmer, Mr.…

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Benjamin Nama

Benjamin Boureima Nama: 2018 George Atkins Award runner up

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2018

Benjamin Boureima Nama was first introduced to Farm Radio International’s resources for broadcasters in 1999 when he was an intern at Radio Evangile Développement in…

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Lilian Madelemo: 2018 George Atkins Communications Award winner, Uhuru FM, Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Oct 25, 2018

Lilian Madelemo has been a radio broadcaster since 2011, presenting news and entertainment programming at Uhuru FM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Last year, she…

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Earl Samuels: George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Fiila FM, Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Oct 20, 2018

It was a desire to empower his people and provide access to information in hard times that inspired Earl Samuels to pursue a career in…

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Muribu Ali, George Atkins Award Winner

Mubiru Ali: George Atkins Communications Award winner, Radio Simba, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Oct 19, 2018

In April 2016, Ugandan farmers called into their favourite program on Radio Simba to complain of an unknown pest that was destroying their maize crops.…

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Farm Radio announces new gender equality award in memory of Liz Hughes

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It is with great sadness Farm Radio International is saying goodbye to board member Liz Hughes. Liz died of complications due to breast cancer in…

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