Spotlights

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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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Meet Radio Communautaire la Vérité, a new FRI broadcasting partner in eastern DRC

Jaime Little June 11, 2018

Their high-power transmitter is broken and their sponsors haven’t been paying their bills. But the team behind Radio Communautaire la Vérité (or […]

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Spotlight: Otec FM runs farming workshops to raise money for programs

Jaime Little June 04, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview […]

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New radio station to open in DRC national park

Jaime Little May 22, 2018

A team of five radio enthusiasts is rushing to finalize plans for a new radio project in eastern DRC that will emphasize […]

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The long road to launching Radio Taboo, a solar-powered station in the Cameroon rainforest

Kathryn Burnham May 14, 2018

Ngambé-Tikar district lacks many things: schools, libraries, running water, electricity, and hospitals. But one thing this district in Cameroon no longer lacks […]

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