Spotlights

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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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Voice of Kigezi: Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Kathryn Burnham March 24, 2019

When the broadcasters at Voice of Kigezi, in southwestern Uganda, plan their radio programming, they have a particular type of listener in […]

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Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project brings interactive radio to more than two million women farmers in West Africa

admin March 10, 2019

Farm Radio International is excited to start a new five-year project that will bring interactive radio services to more than seven million […]

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Six radio stations implement new Farm Radio format while focusing on women farmers

Maxine Betteridge-Moes March 03, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong […]

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Highlights from our Broadcaster resources survey

admin February 23, 2019

A few months ago, we asked our broadcasting partners to fill out an online survey about our radio resources, including Barza Wire […]

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Fact FM broadcaster listens to community issues, takes community complaints to people in power

Maxine Betteridge-Moes February 17, 2019

When Naomi Afriyie-Nyanor leads a community focus group discussion, she radiates confidence and authority. She wastes no time getting straight to the […]

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Barza Wire edition 500!

admin February 10, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: […]

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On-air quiz gets listeners calling in to Radio Argoutar

Maxine Betteridge-Moes February 03, 2019

Radio Argoutar is a small station with a big impact. The station is located in Ioba province in southwestern Burkina Faso, about […]

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