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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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World AIDS Day: Farm Radio Weekly features original stories about small-scale farmers in Africa

Dec 1, 2011

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is Farm Radio International’s weekly electronic news bulletin. It prides itself on making the farmer’s voice and perspective heard. To mark…

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The Drama of the Radio Drama …

Nov 15, 2011

Small-scale farmers in Nigeria, particularly female farmers, are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2007, a project was initiated by the African…

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Kenya: Women use a rotating savings scheme to help each other survive a drought (by Pius Sawa for Farm Radio International)

Oct 14, 2011

To mark the International Day of Rural Women on October 15th, Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) featured an article from one of our two FRW Service…

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Meanwhile in Rwanda: Our farmer gives birth to a baby boy

Oct 7, 2011

One of the keys to achieving food security in Africa is ensuring its millions of smallholder farmers are able to produce enough food for their…

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Farm Radio International vital tool in spreading facts, by Laura Rance

Oct 6, 2011

The following article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, October 5, 2011. We’ve all grown accustomed to the hype around Hockey Night in Canada, a…

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Philip Akafo’s Story

Sep 22, 2011

Ben Fiafor is Farm Radio International’s National Research Coordinator in Ghana. He writes about how one farmer, Philip Akafo, changed his life for the better…

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Radio helps African farm families survive

Aug 11, 2011

In the midst of drought and famine in eastern Africa some hopeful news. A three-year study by Farm Radio International demonstrates conclusively that when properly…

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Nourishing the Planet discusses the work of Farm Radio International

Jul 19, 2011

Recently, Molly Theobald, research fellow with the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet wrote about the work of Farm Radio international. In her blog she writes…

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Travelling Through Tanzania

May 31, 2011

I had the wonderful opportunity with the support of our partner, World University Service of Canada (WUSC), to travel to Tanzania last September 2010. Today,…

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