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Audio postcard: Ugandan broadcasters reflect on winning the George Atkins Communications Award

Feb 14, 2014

Named after the founder of Farm Radio International, the George Atkins Communications Award recognizes rural radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contribution to food security and…

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Winter Network News: Read it before the summer!

Apr 4, 2013

In case you didn’t get a chance to read the winter edition of Network News, we have some exciting updates on Farm Radio International’s work…

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George Atkins Communications Award winner Grace Amito initiates school farming project

Aug 12, 2011

To celebrate International Youth Day, Farm Radio Weekly featured a story on Grace Amito’s visit to Canada earlier this year and how one talk she did…

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Ugandan farm broadcaster helped to end conflict

Mar 1, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario March 1, 2011 – Grace Amito was bitter when her manager at Uganda’s radio station Mega FM assigned her to the farm broadcast.…

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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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What does radio have to do with food security?

Jul 30, 2010

“We knew the technique of composting, but it is by the strength of radio that we have the courage to do so.” These words from…

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Winnie & Rose’s Story

Apr 1, 2010

Last fall, I visited the village of Omotol in the Seroti District of north-eastern Uganda. This is one community that has been reached by a…

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