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Meet Sogodogo Sarata Berthé, poultry farmer from Bougouni, Mali

Mar 22, 2016

Sogodogo Sarata Berthé worked as a postal services wicket clerk up to when she retired at the age of 55. Now, the 65-year-old woman raises…

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8 ways radio is changing the lives of farmers

Feb 25, 2016

How radio is seeding change for small-scale farmers Radio can share vital information on agricultural techniques, nutrition, health care, local politics, weather and more. Radio…

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Celebrate your love of radio

Feb 12, 2016

February 13 is World Radio Day — time to celebrate our love of radio and the impact it has on listeners. Radio is a great…

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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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Talking about OFSP vines

A story of success promoting orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Dec 17, 2015

Maria Mchele (right) tells her story of growing orange-fleshed sweet potatoes to Radio Maria broadcaster Agnes Shayo, who featured Maria’s story as part of a…

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Audio postcard: Radio helps bean farmers get more from their crops

Nov 26, 2015

Extension officer Comfort Mlegwa (left) and farmer Augustino Hoza (centre) demonstrate a bean harvesting method in which beans are beaten out of their shells with…

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Many faces of mental health awareness: Part 2

Oct 8, 2015

There are many amazing individuals in Malawi and Tanzania who have helped to de-stigmatize mental illness and ensure those suffering from mental illness have access…

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The many faces of mental health awareness: Part 1

Sep 16, 2015

There are many amazing individuals in Malawi and Tanzania who have helped to destigmatize mental illness and ensure those suffering from mental illness have access…

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In-station training boosts broadcasters’ confidence on air and in their community

Jul 9, 2015

Rashid Muzungyo, left, is the presenter and producer on Kapchorwa Trinity Radio’s farmer program. Kapchorwa Trinity Radio is a small rural radio station in Kapchorwa,…

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Audio postcard: A new way for schools to encourage a healthy diet

May 5, 2015

Farmers in Uganda are old and young, tall and short, men and women. They come from small towns and even smaller rural villages. But sometimes…

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