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Record number of scripts submitted in 2010 scriptwriting competition on healthy communities

Nov 17, 2010

Farm Radio International’s most successful and well-attended online scriptwriting course ended on 23 October. A total of 410 participants signed up, with 104 completing all…

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Grace Amito from Mega FM, Uganda, wins the 2010 George Atkins Communication Award!

Nov 5, 2010

Ms. Amito was part of the Mega FM African Farm Radio Research Initiative team which produced very popular participatory radio campaigns on honey production and…

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World Food Day: Farmers call for a united front against hunger in Burkina Faso (by Inoussa Maiga, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Oct 16, 2010

Saïdou Ouedrago is a farmer in Koualga, a village in southern Burkina Faso. He is a happy man. His wheat fields promise a good harvest…

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Rwanda: Climate change concerns farmers on World Food Day (by Jean Paul Ntezimana for Farm Radio Weekly in Rwanda)

Oct 13, 2010

It is a Thursday morning with bright sunshine and a fresh breeze. Potatoes are heaped on freshly dug land. The farmer inspects them one by…

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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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Listen to another award-winning script

Jun 17, 2010

We are happy to present the second English audio production of one of our award-winning scripts from the Smallholder Farmer Innovation script package. Thanks once…

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From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster

May 27, 2010

His name is Asio Koku, an agricultural research officer working for Ho Municipality in Ghana. His duties include sending information about new technologies to farmers…

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Participatory Radio Campaigns Work

May 21, 2010

It has been 3 years since we launched the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) in which we set out to assess the effectiveness of…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International Wins Award for Radio Campaign Strategy in Africa

Mar 23, 2010

Ottawa, Canada, March 23, 2010 – Farm Radio International is a recipient of the ALINe 2010 Farmer Voice Awards announced on March 11.  Organizations from…

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How Farm Radio International changed my life

Jun 24, 2009

Guillaume Kanga Nkodo in his plantain field As a long time Farm Radio International listener (radio ODAMA-FM), Guillaume Kanga Nkodo, a plantain farmer in Cameroon…

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