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Financial Report 2018-2019

An audit of our year-end financial statements was conducted by Deloitte LLP in Ottawa, in accordance with Canadian standards. The report is a snapshot of the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2019, with comparative information for 2017-18. For the full annual report for 2018-2019 please visit this page.

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Annual Report 2018-2019

For the audited financial statements for 2018-2019 please go here. — Year in Review For many years, Farm Radio International has been about more than just “farming” in the traditional sense. This year, we formalized that in a renewed mandate and vision: we aspire to a prosperous, just and vibrant rural African people and communities by…

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ICT4Scale: A Roadmap for Scaling-Up (webinar slides)

This work is being carried out with the aid of a grant from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), www.idrc.ca. How can we scale-up agricultural solutions that are promising? What role do Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play in this process? Through a 30-month research initiative, Farm Radio International and Farm Radio Trust (Malawi) aimed to…

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Tuning In newsletter: Fall 2019

This edition of Tuning In looks at the impact of climate change in the lives of small scale farmers across sub-Saharan Africa — and how radio is helping. We check in with our country head of programs in Tanzania about a new project designed to get climate information — and what to do about it…

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Thematic briefing note: Improving nutrition through interactive radio

Health and food security go hand in hand. Radio is a versatile tool to promote both at scale, not only supporting farmers to sustainably boost their productivity, but also to increase the quality and variety of food produced and eaten. Targeted radio and ICT initiatives can address nutritional deficiencies through radio programs that drive the…

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Creating Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Description of the Integrated Approach to Addressing the Issue of Youth Depression in Malawi and Tanzania

Authors: Kutcher S, Perkins K, Gilberds H, Udedi M, Ubuguyu O, Njau T, Chapota R and Hashish M (2019) Creating Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Description of the Integrated Approach to Addressing the Issue of Youth Depression in Malawi and Tanzania. Front. Psychiatry 10:542. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00542 Abstract: Addressing depression in young…

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Book chapter: Experience Capitalization | The first step on the road

Book chapter: Experience Capitalization | The first step on the road

Farm Radio International was invited by FAO to contribute content to an online course on experience capitalization, and later by CTA to attend the Inception Meeting of its project. Recognising the value of this approach – for improving relationships, for detailing gaps or successes, and for supporting innovation and learning – we decided to introduce…

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How We're Doing | Progress Towards 2015-20 Strategic Intentions & Goals

How We’re Doing | Progress Towards 2015-20 Strategic Intentions & Goals

Interested in how Farm Radio is doing in terms of achieving its objectives? This document outlines our board-approved Strategic Intentions and our progress towards achieving them from 2015 until 2019. Overall there is a good level of goal achievement – over half of goals will be fully achieved or succeeded by March 2020.

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Evaluation Brief: The New Alliance Information and Communication Technologies Agriculture Extension Challenge Fund

Evaluation Brief: The New Alliance Information and Communication Technologies Agriculture Extension Challenge Fund

The New Alliance ICT Extension Challenge Fund is a multi-donor fund managed by USAID, that receives financial support from USAID, UK DFID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and IFAD to improve agricultural productivity among targeted food crops by smallholder farmers in 6 selected countries in Africa, through the use of Information and Communications Technology…

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Tuning In newsletter: Spring 2019

This edition of Tuning In is all about celebrating our 40th anniversary. We trace our roots to where it all began: on a rural road in Zambia with our founder George Atkins, and then take a look forward into our future with executive director Kevin Perkins. We celebrate some of our favourite broadcasters: Canadian Lloyd…

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