Spotlights

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Spotlight on George Atkins Communications Award runner-up Mathewos Feleke from Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM, Ethiopia

Maxine Betteridge-Moes September 24, 2018

Mathewos Feleke of Wolaitta Sodo Fana FM in Ethiopia is a man of many talents. A former high school teacher, school supervisor, […]

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Personal reflections from the IFAJ 2018 Master Class

Jefferson Massah September 17, 2018

Jefferson Massah is a journalist, media trainer, and development communications practitioner from Monrovia, Liberia. He is also the former head of programs […]

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Spotlight on FRI’s backgrounders

admin September 10, 2018

In June, we asked our broadcasting partners how they are using our backgrounder documents and how we can improve. For the past […]

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Sexual harassment limits women’s advancement in Tanzanian media (Internews)

admin August 27, 2018

“You might go [to report] a story in a particular office [and] the manager is the source, and he asks the reporter […]

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Spotlight: In Ghana, the farmer’s friend is always on call

Maxine Betteridge-Moes August 13, 2018

In Ghana’s Northern Region, farmers who tune into Radio Savannah 91.3 FM on Sunday evenings recognize the familiar voice of a man […]

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Spotlight on … Youth Mental Health radio program

admin August 07, 2018

Lucious Zimba is a teacher at Lilongwe Girls Secondary School in Malawi. He says, “We are … building the youth to be […]

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Three passionate farm radio broadcasters win George Atkins Communications Award

admin July 30, 2018

This year, Farm Radio International is proud to present the George Atkins Communication Award to three hardworking broadcasters whose dedication to farmers […]

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Q&A with Tanzanian broadcaster Mpoki Japhet Kalinga

admin July 23, 2018

Mpoki Japhet Kalinga is a dedicated radio broadcaster at Baraka FM in Mbeya Forest-Kadege, Tanzania. After receiving training from Farm Radio International, […]

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Broadcasting with a bucket in Uganda (JAMLAB Africa)

admin July 16, 2018

Radio continues to be a powerful medium across sub-Saharan Africa. Not only is radio commonly used to share community information, but it’s […]

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Spotlight on Kings FM host Paul Vicent

Ash Abraham July 09, 2018

On Saturday afternoons, residents of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands can tune into 104.3 Kings FM and hear the lively program, Kilimosound. Kilimo means […]

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FRI journalists travelling to IFAJ Master Class in The Netherlands

Jaime Little July 03, 2018

Three African journalists working in partnership with Farm Radio International are on their way to The Netherlands to take part in a […]

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Ugandan radio programs target farmers dealing with Fall armyworm

Kathryn Burnham June 18, 2018

In the Central and Western regions of Uganda, farmers are busy with the first weeding of the season. As they head into […]

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