Annual-Report-2007-2008

Annual Report 2007-2008

In the life of an organization, some years stand out, and invite the use of words like “watershed”. For Farm Radio International, 2007-08 was one of those years. Consider the new programs. We launched the African Farm Radio Research Initiative, a 3.5 year pro- gram that will allow us to answer questions like: what measurable…

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Communicating with Radio: What Do We Know? Findings from selected rural radio effectiveness evaluations

Communicating with Radio: What Do We Know? Findings from selected rural radio effectiveness evaluations

Radio does not grow food, nor does it work the fields. As a communication tool ,however, radio has proven its power to improve farmers’ decision-making by providing them with relevant information and sharpening their analytical perspectives as they undertake decisions that lead to improved farm management, yields, nutrition and food security. This study presents selected…

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Economics of Rural Radio in Africa: An Introductory Study into the Costs and Revenues (Chris Yordy)

The African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) was a 42-month action search project implemented by Farm Radio International in partnership with World University Service of Canada (WUSC), and with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. AFRRI set out to test the effectiveness of a new type of radio campaign: the participatory radio…

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