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Reaching mothers and fathers in their homes, in their language

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

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

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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Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 George Atkins Communications Award!

Dec 3, 2013

Congratulations to Kasooha Ismael and Anthony Lwanga of Uganda and Lydia Ajono of Ghana, winners of the 2013 George Atkins Communications Award. This award recognizes farm radio broadcasters for their outstanding…

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Winter Network News: Read it before the summer!

Apr 4, 2013

In case you didn’t get a chance to read the winter edition of Network News, we have some exciting updates on Farm Radio International’s work…

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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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“The bond I have with my farmers is not an ordinary one” – Grace Amito

Nov 22, 2010

On November 5, 2010 Farm Radio International was proud to announce the 2010 George Atkins Communications Award winner was Grace Amito, a broadcaster from Mega…

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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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2009 George Atkins Communications Award Winner Announced

Jul 24, 2009

Farm Radio International is pleased to announce that the 2009 George Atkins Communications Award winner is Gladson Makowa, a producer for the Story Workshop in…

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