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Notes from the field: Reflections on International Development Week

Feb 7, 2014

Just a little over eight months ago, I got on an airplane for the first time holding my very first passport, headed off on the…

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Audio postcard: Digital journalists visit Tanzania to see farm radio in action

Nov 25, 2013

A visiting International Reporting Project journalist interviews a small-scale farmer in Valeska village in northern Tanzania, home to one of Farm Radio International’s listening groups. Hello,…

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In a recording studio a man reclines in his chair reading a script while wearing headphones.

Audio postcard: Malawian broadcasters explore mental health through storytelling

Jul 29, 2013

Hello, I’m Sara Frizzell, an intern with Farm Radio in Malawi. Last week I went down to Blantyre, the country’s commercial capital. I was meeting…

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When is radio more than just radio?

Apr 26, 2013

When is radio more than just radio? This farmer in Arusha, Tanzania is using his mobile phone to access two minute summaries of radio broadcasts…

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The Ottawa Citizen article: “Taking to the African airwaves” talks about Farm Radio International’s work

Sep 6, 2011

On Saturday, September 3, 2011, The Ottawa Citizen published the article: “Taking to the African airwaves: An Ottawa aid group is using radio broadcasts to spread…

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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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Healthy Communities Script Package Launched!

May 12, 2011

Farmers don’t just need information on crops, livestock and getting their produce to market, they also need to make sure that they along with their…

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Farm Radio helps Trans World Radio to serve farmers across Kenya (by Heather Miller, Farm Radio Weekly editor)

May 26, 2009

On a recent holiday to Kenya, I had the enjoyable opportunity to visit one of our Partners (Trans World Radio Kenya) and hear first-hand how…

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How it all began – a recollection from Michael Pickstock

May 7, 2009

Many people in the Farm Radio “family” are familiar with the story of how the organization was formed 30 years ago by George Atkins after…

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