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Listen to two of our award-winning ‘Healthy Communities’ scripts!

May 19, 2011

Recently, we released our 93rd script package, based on the winning entries from our fourth scriptwriting competition on the topic of Healthy Communities. We are…

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The First Results are in!

Apr 27, 2011

If one of every five people who were reached by an advertising campaign on the radio actually bought the product being advertised, the marketing world…

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Canadian Farm Radio Network Informing Africans

Apr 1, 2011

Radio Canada International (RCI) conducted an interview with Farm Radio International’s Executive Director this past January 2011.  Listen, as Carmel Kilkenny from RCI’s The Link,…

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Ugandan farm broadcaster helped to end conflict

Mar 1, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario March 1, 2011 – Grace Amito was bitter when her manager at Uganda’s radio station Mega FM assigned her to the farm broadcast.…

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Tuning in to Secure Food

Feb 4, 2011

Food security is back in the headlines along with some hard-to-answer questions about how to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1. One of the solutions can…

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Twenty-one Francophone African broadcasters learn to make radio with a story-based approach and well-focused ideas

Jan 24, 2011

Jeanne Tchakoute is wearing a beautiful pink suit. Full of energy, she gets up to dance and sing. She bends forward while pretending to wipe…

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Water Integrity Script Package Launched

Dec 3, 2010

Everywhere in the world, people understand that water is life. Especially in rural areas. But water is also a resource, and sometimes a commodity. Thus,…

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Remembering George Atkins

Nov 30, 2010

It was one year ago today, that Farm Radio International founder, Dr. George Atkins, passed away. The support of farm broadcasters by this unique Canadian…

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New Technology Meets Old Radio

Nov 29, 2010

The year 2009-2010 was a remarkable period of reflection, celebration, loss and hope for Farm Radio International. We marked the 30th anniversary of the organization,…

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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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