Spotlights

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Personal reflections on the state of science journalism—from the World Conference of Science Journalists

Patrick Kahondwa August 19, 2019

Patrick Kahondwa is the program manager at Radio Universitaire ISDR (Institut Superieur de Developpement Rurale) in Bukavu, DRC. After reading an Opportunity […]

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Women leaders on air at Radio Ouaké

Maxine Betteridge-Moes August 05, 2019

In many places across Africa, women are regarded as second to their husbands and fathers. But on Radio Ouaké, women are portrayed […]

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Giving women the opportunity to speak and be heard on Radio Kiboga

Maxine Betteridge-Moes July 22, 2019

In Uganda’s oil region, radio programs about environmental and human rights are valuable when it comes to information, accountability, and empowerment—particularly for […]

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Radio Grin is talking about climate change on campus with student experts

Maxine Betteridge-Moes July 08, 2019

The student journalists at Radio Grin are dedicated to their craft and their studies. The student volunteers devote 14 hours a week […]

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Creating a space for gender issues on the air at Radio Arzèkè

Maxine Betteridge-Moes June 24, 2019

It would be easy to miss Espace Féminin (Women’s Space), which airs for a short 20 minutes on Radio Arzèkè, but the […]

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Sharing the results from our latest survey

admin June 09, 2019

As Farm Radio International celebrates 40 years of working with rural radio broadcasters, the organization is reviewing its strategic plan. So in […]

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Afia FM: Women in charge for more visibility

Hélène Boucher May 26, 2019

It’s finally 5 p.m. on Friday in Grand Yoff, a popular district in the middle of Dakar, so the team at Afia […]

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Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation: Providing a platform to talk about women’s issues

admin May 12, 2019

Broadcaster Chelu Matuzya of the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation in Dar es Salaam spends a significant amount of time thinking about women’s issues—from […]

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40 years of radio excellence

admin April 29, 2019

Every farm radio broadcaster has their own bumpy path to the broadcast studio. Farm Radio International’s goes like this: In 1975, George […]

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Using Farm Radio resources for programs other than agriculture

Maxine Betteridge-Moes April 14, 2019

One of a radio program manager’s vital tasks is identifying relevant topics to be discussed on different programs. Mornahson Alexander is the […]

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The power of Oxy Jeunes to channel neighbourhood youth

Hélène Boucher April 07, 2019

In Senegal, people are constantly moving to the capital city, Dakar. And many end up in Pikine, a cosmopolitan suburb 13 kilometres […]

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Parliamentarian boosts youth engagement in agriculture through radio

Ide Carine Tchounga March 31, 2019

Radio Medumba is a rural radio station located in the Bangangté sub-division, Ndé division, in the West region of Cameroon. Launched in […]

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