Spotlights

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Spotlight: DRC’s Radio Ondese launches campaign to end child marriage

Jaime Little February 05, 2018

When the drought of 2015 caused widespread hunger in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reporters at Radio Ondese FM concentrated their efforts […]

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Spotlight: Results of our recent broadcaster survey

admin January 29, 2018

In November, we asked our broadcasting partners to tell us how they use our resources, which resources are most useful, and how […]

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Spotlight on Africa Check’s francophone fact-checkers (Le Monde)

admin January 15, 2018

In a quiet, sparsely furnished room of Dakar’s Ejicom journalism school is the only team of full-time fact-checkers in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa. […]

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Spotlight: Radio programs on Fall armyworm in Uganda

admin January 08, 2018

Uganda first experienced Fall armyworm last year, when it took farmers by surprise. Pascal Mweruka is Farm Radio International’s radio craft development […]

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Spotlight on Ghana’s Radio1: Digging deeper into mining industry’s impacts on farmers

Jaime Little December 18, 2017

When Victoria Korkor and Emmanuel Asamoah of Ghana’s Radio1 look at the big picture, they worry about Ghana’s ability to sustainably feed […]

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How Sudan’s Radio Dabanga uses chat apps to reach a wider audience (Free Press Unlimited)

admin December 11, 2017

It was early in the morning when hundreds of WhatsApp messages started pouring in. An hour earlier, Ahmed*, a newsreader from Radio […]

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Spotlight on You: Tell us what you think of our Farm Radio Resources

admin November 27, 2017

Many of you use Farm Radio resources (Farm Radio Resource Packs, Barza Wire, Barza Discussions, VOICE module) to create programming at your […]

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Marketing on the radio in Mozambique: A first for Farm Radio International

Kathryn Burnham November 20, 2017

Two out of three small-scale farmers in Mozambique grow cassava. It’s a popular staple, but many farmers are struggling to sell their […]

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Spotlight on the Naija Data Ladies: A network of women data journalists in Nigeria (IJNET )

admin November 13, 2017

A group of female journalists and data experts in Nigeria is working to get more women using multimedia technology, and encouraging more […]

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Spotlight on George Atkins Communications Award runner-up Mubiru Ali of Radio Simba

Jaime Little November 06, 2017

Farmer, teacher, and broadcaster Mubiru Ali knows his radio shows have helped change lives. He produces and presents weekly farmer programs on […]

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Spotlight on Martin Mhina, Voice of Africa radio producer

Jaime Little October 30, 2017

Martin Mhina pushes open the heavy, soundproof studio door, puts on a pair of headphones, and pulls his microphone close. In the […]

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Nakaseke Radio goes on air and online to alert farmers about Fall armyworm

Jaime Little October 16, 2017

Like many maize farmers in central Uganda, Peter Balaba was dismayed to find Fall armyworm caterpillars in his fields again this season. […]

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