Spotlights

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Gender training: A unique approach from Farm Radio International

Seydou Camara October 14, 2019

The International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on Oct. 15, and so we share this story from Seydou Camara, a host […]

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Modeste Shabani Bin Sweni, Radio Sauti ya Mkaaji, DRC, journalist and team leader

admin October 14, 2019

Modeste Shabani Bin Sweni was born in Kibango, in the chiefdom of Kawange, Kasondo territory in DRC. At the time of his […]

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Nafooré FM dares to talk about taboos to change the way people think

Hélène Boucher September 29, 2019

On the main road of Kolda, a central city in the Haute-Casamance region of southern Senegal, there is no sign or gate […]

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All three winners of this year’s George Atkins Communications Award show commitment to farmers and Farm Radio International

admin September 16, 2019

This year, Farm Radio International is proud to present the George Atkins Communications Award to three passionate broadcasters who have long been […]

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Rice and radio: How a Farm Radio International project is promoting collaboration to serve farmers

Nebiyu Yetsedaw September 02, 2019

Adugna Tigab is a 33-year-old farmer in the Bure kebele of Lebokemkem woreda (or district) in Ethiopia. Farmland in her area is […]

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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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