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Press release: FRI project nominated for international communication for development award

May 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   A leader in the field: Farm Radio International (FRI) has been nominated for an international award recognizing the impact of the…

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Audio postcard: The important role of community radio in Malawi

Dec 12, 2014

This photo shows a rural farmer, Agnes Chitseko sitting beside a radio. Every week on a Wednesday and Friday afternoon she tunes into 109.5 FM…

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Audio postcard: The Diktator and Nkhawa Njee ‘Yonse Bo’

Oct 10, 2014

Dick Shumba, aka The Diktator, is a Malawian rapper with two albums under his belt. He is also a well-known DJ for Radio 2 FM…

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International Youth Day event sheds light and hope on the state of youth mental health in Malawi

Aug 25, 2014

Pilirani, a member of Cayo Youth Club, listens as Thembi Thadzi from Farm Radio Trust talks about mental health issues facing youth in Malawi. August…

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Growing groundnuts: Farm Radio Resource Pack 97

Jan 23, 2014

In many African countries, groundnuts (known in North America as peanuts) are a crop of choice for small-scale farmers. They are relatively inexpensive to grow,…

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Audio postcard: Malawian broadcasters explore mental health through storytelling

Jul 29, 2013

Hello, I’m Sara Frizzell, an intern with Farm Radio in Malawi. Last week I went down to Blantyre, the country’s commercial capital. I was meeting…

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Audio Postcard: There is no word for depression in Chichewa

Jul 4, 2013

In this photo, you see a student who was involved in a mental health literacy course for young leaders in the town of Salima, Malawi. …

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Audio Postcard: Focus group on Mental Health in Malawi

Jun 27, 2013

In this photo you see Thembi Thadzi leading a focus group with girls in Lilongwe. Thembi, a colleague of mine on the Integrated Mental Health in…

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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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World AIDS Day: Farm Radio Weekly features original stories about small-scale farmers in Africa

Dec 1, 2011

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is Farm Radio International’s weekly electronic news bulletin. It prides itself on making the farmer’s voice and perspective heard. To mark…

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