admin | October 2, 2022
This award recognizes individual radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contribution to food security and poverty reduction in low-income countries.
It is presented each year to broadcasters who demonstrate overall excellence in responding to small-scale farmers’ needs, as well as a strong partnership with Farm Radio International.
The broadcasters who win the George Atkins Communications Award receive a certificate and a prize of $500 CA.
To be eligible for the award:
- You must work at a radio station that has been a Farm Radio International broadcasting partner for a minimum of one year.
- You must have at least three years of experience as a radio broadcaster. This includes time spent volunteering as a broadcaster.
If you’re not sure of your eligibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for the award, complete and email an application form to one of the addresses below, along with a photo of yourself working as a broadcaster, and a recording of an episode of your program.
- Burkina Faso: email@example.com
- Côte d’Ivoire: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ethiopia: email@example.com
- Ghana: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mali: email@example.com
- Nigeria: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tanzania: email@example.com
- Uganda: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you do not live in any of these countries, please send your application form to: email@example.com
This award is named after George Atkins, the Founding Director of Farm Radio International.