Poster: Scaling up improved legume technologies in Tanzania

Financial Report 2019-2020

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, 2020, with comparative information for 2018-19.

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Tuning In newsletter: Spring 2020

This edition of Tuning In showcases the essential work of broadcasters in a crisis. Learn how broadcasters from Burkina Faso and Uganda are keeping their communities informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how Farm Radio International is supporting broadcasters across Africa in their response. Also, read about Velma Odwori in Kenya is using her station…

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Tuning In newsletter: Winter 2020

This edition of Tuning In introduces you to the women who listen to our programs in Senegal and Burkina Faso. Learn about how we’re designing our programs to meet the needs of women in these communities — and how communities themselves are learning and growing together. We also introduce you to the winners of the…

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Timeline: 40 Years of Radio Excellence

The seed for Farm Radio International was planted nearly 40 years ago in rural Zambia when a man named George Atkins had a simple, but really good idea. It was 1975, and George, a Canadian farm radio broadcaster with the CBC, was running a workshop for his African colleagues. When he asked a fellow journalist…

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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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