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Teff in Ethiopia

Sharing one farmer’s success story with millions more

Jul 5, 2017

Small-scale farmers are naturally risk averse, as a successful harvest is essential for their food security and income. What can encourage farmers to take the…

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Rural women Listening Group

Broadcasters chat online about interactive radio — and the challenges of engaging women

May 8, 2017

Over four weeks in February and March, more than 150 radio broadcasters from 23 countries gathered online for an in-depth discussion about interactive radio, exchanging…

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Congratulations to the winners of the 25th George Atkins Communications Award!

Aug 30, 2016

Farm Radio International would not exist without the efforts of one exceptional Canadian farm broadcaster: our founder, the late George Atkins. Each year, we pay…

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Raising guinea fowl: Farm Radio Resource Pack 102

Nov 17, 2015

This resource pack discusses challenges and tips for raising guinea fowl, birds which are not only nutritious but also profitable. Farm Radio Resource Pack 102…

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Broadcaster profile: Kwamee Kwame — A passionate broadcaster putting his training at service of farmers

May 14, 2015

Kwamee Kwame has worked with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana for 29 years, so he understands that small-scale farmers across the country…

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Farmer program e-course shows broadcasters value of connecting with audience

Apr 1, 2015

Sakina Majawa Kaima is an experienced farm radio broadcaster. She currently hosts two shows on Malawi’s Chanco Radio that address two important issues facing farmers:…

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Why more female voices are needed on the air

Mar 5, 2015

Farm Radio International works with broadcasters across Africa, and has seen the challenges female broadcasters face in the workplace and in the field. Three strong…

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Celebrating our 100th script package

Feb 23, 2015

In May 1979, our first script package was mailed to 34 broadcasters in South Asia, Latin America and Africa. The scripts covered a number of…

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Who should tell the small-scale farmer’s story? They should.

Feb 5, 2015

Privat Tiburce Massanga, a Congolese journalist, has written for Barza Wire since 2011.   In December 2007, Farm Radio International launched Farm Radio Weekly, a…

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2014 GACA winners: three passionate broadcasters

Dec 18, 2014

Passionate, hardworking broadcasters are an essential part of our work, helping us reach millions of farmers with timely, relevant agricultural information. This year, three outstanding…

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