Spotlights

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Spotlight: Lessons and reflections from FRI’s Barza Discussion on interactive radio

admin April 24, 2017

From February 27 to March 24, Barza Discussions brought together more than 150 broadcasters and other participants from 23 countries to discuss […]

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Audio learning, adapted: Spotlight on the Talking Book

admin April 17, 2017

In Ghana, farmers can receive agricultural information over the airwaves from their local radio station. But an organization called Literacy Bridge is […]

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Spotlight on Agribusiness TV: Making agriculture attractive again

admin April 10, 2017

“Youth are not interested in agriculture.” It’s a refrain heard again and again. In many places, farming is viewed as a job […]

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Barza Discussion explores interactive radio and gender

admin March 27, 2017

For four weeks, broadcasters have joined together on Barza Discussion to ask questions, share stories, and explore the topic of interactive radio. […]

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Why community listening groups come together

Tracy Akwii March 20, 2017

Community listening groups are popular in Uganda, and contribute greatly to radio programming. In the Kiboga district of Uganda’s Central Region, 25 […]

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Spotlight: Radio run by the sun (Internews)

admin March 13, 2017

Issa Kassimu is convinced solar power can work anywhere—even in overcast England. He brought this sunny message to Radio TechCon, the UK […]

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Florence Acquaye: Balancing childcare and work at Radio URA, Ghana

Tara Sprickerhoff March 06, 2017

Florence Acquaye hustles. It seems the only way to describe the 42-year-old’s energy as she moves from farmer to farmer with her […]

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Nestor Ngoin Nzié: Sharing farmers’ voices in Cameroon on Radio Nkuli Makeli

admin February 20, 2017

Nestor Ngoin Nzié has worked in radio for many years. He started in secondary school by participating in a cultural program aired […]

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Mouga Nfon Tut You Nyinyi: Broadcasting to support his community

admin February 13, 2017

Mouga Nfon Tut You Nyinyi has always been passionate about broadcasting, because he knows that radio is about more than sharing audio. […]

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Results from our recent broadcaster survey—and three lucky prize winners

admin February 06, 2017

At the end of October, we posted an online survey. The purpose of the survey was to help us learn more about […]

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Listener feedback shapes programming, policies at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation

admin January 30, 2017

For the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, the audience is important. UBC uses several strategies to hear from the audience and receives lots of […]

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How Barza Wire is reaching Radio Fadhila listeners

admin January 23, 2017

Many farmers in Tanzania’s Mtwara Region grow cashews. This region in southern Tanzania borders Mozambique, with the Ruvuma River serving as a […]

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