Spotlights

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Broadcasting farmer stories helps audience and attracts advertisers in Uganda

admin August 22, 2017

Togo Mutanda Kasoro understands the value of broadcasting farming tips on the radio. He’s in charge of marketing and sales for two […]

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Media houses look for creative ways to stay afloat (DW Akademie)

admin August 14, 2017

“Do not bet when you are distressed or depressed” and “Do not bet using borrowed money” are two of the gambling tips […]

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DRC: With no guaranteed control methods, farmers experiment with their own techniques to manage ‘Boko Haram’ caterpillar

Aimee Ngnemzue July 31, 2017

In the Eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo, 2016/2017 was a bad season for most farmers. A caterpillar called Mtenkunya in […]

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Learning about broadcasting—and farming—through Farm Radio resources

admin July 24, 2017

Haruna Rashida understands the benefits of good farm radio resources. Mrs. Rashida is the host of Pukparba Saha (Farmers’ Time) on Ghana’s […]

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Broadcaster partner survey on barriers to using FRI’s Broadcaster resources

admin July 17, 2017

In March and April 2017, 124 broadcasters responded to a short online survey designed to identify the main barriers which stop broadcasters […]

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Spotlight on Abood FM, Tanzania

admin July 03, 2017

It is a long drive from Morogoro to Lungo village, first over a tarmac road, then through a market town, and finally […]

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Becoming a journalist-farmer (Access Agriculture)

admin June 26, 2017

Access Agriculture produces videos to explain a variety of farming practices. Alcide Agbangla is a journalist who produces videos for Access Agriculture. […]

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Spotlight on translations: Getting the language right (Trust)

admin June 19, 2017

When farmers in northern Burkina Faso speak about the direction of the wind, they refer to the direction it is blowing in. […]

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Spotlight on Koch FM: Tackling sanitation issues in a slum (BBC Media Action)

admin June 12, 2017

Koch FM uses a shipping container that is soundproofed with egg cartons as a studio. The station broadcasts from Korogocho, one of […]

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Spotlight on Radio Marketplace in Morogoro

admin June 05, 2017

Farmers need information about many things when they are growing crops: good seeds, soil fertility, low-cost inputs, how to recognize disease, and […]

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Spotlight on the first gay radio station in South Africa (BBC)

admin May 29, 2017

A cheery voice greets radio listeners: “Good morning, this is Gay SA Radio.” Hendrik Baird is the station manager at South Africa’s […]

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Radio for resilience in Ethiopia

admin May 22, 2017

Hiwot Tirfneh regrets that she wasted water. She lives and farms in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia, where drought is frequent and […]

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