Rockefeller Foundation

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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FarmQuest: reality radio in Mali to encourage youth to consider “farming as a business”

FarmQuest: reality radio in Mali to encourage youth to consider “farming as a business”

FarmQuest was a new type of project for Farm Radio International and indeed for the communication for development field generally. Radio dramas are very common across sub-Saharan Africa, but bringing the element of true reality into the programming and introducing a competition element is new. This pilot project has allowed Farm Radio International to test…

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