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Radio – Where knowledge flows, food grows

Dec 23, 2011

Farm Radio International’s Annual Report 2010/2011 is now available online. The following is the Executive Director’s Report. The name Farm Radio International seems to capture…

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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 Drama of the Radio Drama …

Nov 15, 2011

Small-scale farmers in Nigeria, particularly female farmers, are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2007, a project was initiated by the African…

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Meanwhile in Rwanda: Our farmer gives birth to a baby boy

Oct 7, 2011

One of the keys to achieving food security in Africa is ensuring its millions of smallholder farmers are able to produce enough food for their…

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Farm Radio International vital tool in spreading facts, by Laura Rance

Oct 6, 2011

The following article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press, October 5, 2011. We’ve all grown accustomed to the hype around Hockey Night in Canada, a…

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Looking ahead…Implementing award-winning radio campaigns

Oct 3, 2011

In late 2010, Farm Radio International wrapped up the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI), a 42-month program that was funded by the Bill &…

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Philip Akafo’s Story

Sep 22, 2011

Ben Fiafor is Farm Radio International’s National Research Coordinator in Ghana. He writes about how one farmer, Philip Akafo, changed his life for the better…

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Gender Mainstreaming Workshop – Kumasi, Ghana – May 18-19, 2011 by Amanda Joyce, Farm Radio International Intern

Jun 28, 2011

I interviewed a female participant, Regina Suwie from Radio Progress in Ghana, who brought her baby to a workshop that I was involved in while working…

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Travelling Through Tanzania

May 31, 2011

I had the wonderful opportunity with the support of our partner, World University Service of Canada (WUSC), to travel to Tanzania last September 2010. Today,…

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Listen to two of our award-winning ‘Healthy Communities’ scripts!

May 19, 2011

Recently, we released our 93rd script package, based on the winning entries from our fourth scriptwriting competition on the topic of Healthy Communities. We are…

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