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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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“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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Alberta to Africa — a continued role in farm extension

Oct 7, 2010

Charlie Cheshire spent his entire career helping farmers adopt new technologies in his home province of Alberta. He worked with radio to reach more Albertan…

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Tears of Joy

Jan 18, 2010

Written in Honour of the Great Farm Radio Broadcaster George Atkins, Who Passed Away on 30 November 2009 By Gladson Makowa (Farm Radio Partner Broadcaster…

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“Serving agriculture, the basic industry. This is George Atkins.”

Dec 3, 2009

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of founder George Atkins, in his 93rd year, on November 30, 2009. George Atkins listened…

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Dr. George Atkins reflects back on 30 years of Farm Radio International

Nov 3, 2009

Today we are sharing something really special.  We decided to create a video for our 30th Anniversary this year.  Who better to explain Farm Radio…

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A trip back to 1979 – Farm Radio Audio Tape #1

Aug 13, 2009

Let’s take a trip way back to 1979 when Farm Radio International (then called Developing Countries Farm Radio Network) began. Based on the idea that…

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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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