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A message of thanks from FRI Board Member Anthony Anyia, who knows first-hand the power of radio

Aug 30, 2013

As someone who grew up on a small farm in southern Nigeria, I know the power of radio. In the small farming community where I…

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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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Radio breathes new life to the airwaves in the digital age

May 31, 2013

The great Italian inventor, Guglielmo Marconi, introduced the world to wireless communication technology in 1901 when he beamed a signal from Cornwall, England to St.…

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Fall issue of Network News is here!

Oct 1, 2012

The fall issue of Network News, the newsletter we produce three times a year to keep our supporters informed about our work, has been published.…

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Farm Radio International joins in Farmer’s Day celebrations in Arusha, Tanzania

Aug 27, 2012

August 8 is Farmer’s Day in Tanzania, and is celebrated with week-long agricultural fairs up and down the country. This year, Farm Radio International mounted…

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Noé Diarra: “I will avenge my field this year”

Jun 20, 2012

Mariam Koné is a writer for Farm Radio Weekly. Recently, she met three farmers in Mali and captured their stories of how radio is helping…

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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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Fighting ‘Witch Weed’ with the Radio

Jun 5, 2012

Five years ago, nothing grew well in Barafo Théra’s family farm, which lies in the community of Damy in Mali. Nothing, that is, except for…

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Farm Radio Broadcast Partner Wins UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award

Mar 8, 2012

To mark International Women’s Day, this week’s issue of Farm Radio Weekly, features stories of four remarkable women. Featured in this International Women’s Day blog,…

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Celebrating World Radio Day: Farmers all over Africa achieve success and satisfaction from listening to their radios

Feb 13, 2012

For over 30 years, Farm Radio International has understood the importance of radio in giving access to information to millions of small-scale farmers. Radio is…

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