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2016 George Atkins Communications Award winners recognized at the 2017 International Forum

By Farm Radio International | Jan 19, 2017

The three winners of the 2016 George Atkins Communications Award are being recognized at the sixth annual International Forum being put on in Montreal this week…

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Congratulations to the winners of the 25th George Atkins Communications Award!

By Farm Radio International | Aug 30, 2016

Farm Radio International would not exist without the efforts of one exceptional Canadian farm broadcaster: our founder, the late George Atkins. Each year, we pay…

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Seeking training opportunities to better serve her listeners

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2015

Malian Broadcaster Djeneba Konare: George Atkins Communications Award winner Djeneba Konare is a broadcaster hungry for new opportunities; she is someone her fellow broadcaster and…

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Keeping Liberians healthy and informed during the Ebola outbreak

By Farm Radio International | Sep 30, 2015

Jefferson Massah, right, interviews Ebola survivor Fredrick Momo in Totota, Liberia. Liberian broadcaster Jefferson Massah: George Atkins Communications Award winner When Ebola broke out, Liberians…

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Providing groundnut farmers with the information they need to improve the quality of their harvest

By Farm Radio International | Sep 23, 2015

Malawian broadcaster Pilirani Chimutu Mazizi: George Atkins Communications Award winner Groundnut (peanut) farmers in Malawi have been enjoying, and learning, from Tipindule ndi Mtedza (Profiting…

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Reaching mothers and fathers in their homes, in their language

By Farm Radio International | Sep 17, 2015

Broadcaster Koudougou Yameogo: George Atkins Communications Award winner Radio Palabre has been broadcasting since 1994 from Koudougou, Burkina Faso, 100 kilometres west of Ougadougou. Koudougou…

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Connecting with farmers over the airwaves, in the field and by phone

By Farm Radio International | Sep 3, 2015

Tanzanian broadcaster Clara Moita: George Atkins Communications Award winner Clara Moita has been broadcasting with Radio 5, based in Arusha, Tanzania, since 2007. She is…

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Birhanu Kindu: Always improving his skills to better support farmers

By Farm Radio International | Jul 29, 2015

Birhanu Kindu, like many broadcasters, is highly educated, with a diploma in language and a degree in sociology and social anthropology. But he also credits…

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