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‘I think radio has better pictures’: Q & A with Doug Ward, recent appointee to the Order of Canada

Jan 14, 2016

Doug Ward, the chair of the board of FRI, in the studio at Radio Fana in Mali. We congratulate Doug Ward, the chair of our…

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This farmer’s life changed because of onions … and radio

Sep 12, 2014

Emanuel Fanuel is an onion farmer who lives at in Ngage village, in the Manyara Region of Tanzania. Before turning to onions, Emanuel grew coffee, sugar cane, maize…

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Feeding the Demand for more radio

Jun 13, 2012

Radio is the only place where the Minister of Agriculture and the small farmer meet, says Rex Chapota, Executive Director of Farm Radio Malawi. He…

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Fighting ‘Witch Weed’ with the Radio

Jun 5, 2012

Five years ago, nothing grew well in Barafo Théra’s family farm, which lies in the community of Damy in Mali. Nothing, that is, except for…

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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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Looking ahead…Implementing award-winning radio campaigns

Oct 3, 2011

In late 2010, Farm Radio International wrapped up the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI), a 42-month program that was funded by the Bill &…

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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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