Farm Radio International’s founder recalls how it all began

    | November 16, 2009

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    The story of Farm Radio International (formerly the Developing Countries Farm Radio Network) began on a bus in Zambia 30 years ago. Our founder, George Atkins, a Canadian agricultural broadcaster, found himself seated between agricultural broadcasters from Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

    In a videotaped interview, Dr. Atkins explains how this meeting became the inspiration for an organization dedicated to supporting radio broadcasters in their efforts to serve farmers. Click here to hear him tell the story:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4FtIFD1EKA