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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It's all about the how | Experience Capitalization | From theory to practice: Trying out a new approach

It’s all about the how | Experience Capitalization | From theory to practice: Trying out a new approach

Document also available on CTA’s CGSpace website here. Experience Capitalization is a relatively new term, but it covers similar principles to documentation or process evaluation. For me, Experience Capitalization is the HOW: in terms of “how are we doing things,” “how did we get to where we wanted to get,” and of “how did some…

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Tuning In newsletter: Winter 2019

This edition of Tuning In showcases the impact our work can have on individual farmers like Matefie Meja, a single mother and farmer in Ethiopia, but also how farmers and radio can help build communities. This issue also highlights some of our favourite moments of 2018, but also looks forward to 2019 as we prepare…

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Financial Report 2017-2018

An audit of our year-end financial statements was conducted by Deloitte LLP in Ottawa, in accordance with Canadian standards. The above is a snapshot of the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2018, with comparative information for 2016-17. For the full annual report for 2017-2018 please visit this page.

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Annual-Report-2017-2018

Annual Report 2017-2018

For the audited financial statements for 2016-2017 please go here. — In 2017-18: We provided 143 resources to 713 broadcasting partners in 40 African countries. We worked directly with 149 of these partners on 62 projects in 11 countries. Our teams in Africa advanced new technology solutions and radio formats that will make radio even…

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