Farm Radio International's
"This is How I" is a new podcast series from Farm Radio International. Each episode is produced by one of our radio partners. Each episode offers tips and advice on a specific skill related to radio broadcasting, including examples of how this skill has improved their program quality.
This is How I ... prepare an interview guest (Radio Fadhila, TZ)
This is How I ... record audio on WhatsApp (Patrick Mphaka, MW)
This is How I ... prepare to cover a news topic or event (Suliyat Idris, NG)
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Farm Radio International has more than 1,000 broadcasting partners in 41 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. These partners receive our information and training resources, which they use to improve the quality of their radio programs.
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Radio Communautaire Salama
The Tupiganishe show addresses gender-based violence, a challenging and sensitive issue, with care, but also in a way that is engaging for listeners. The production team speaks to men and women in the community, as well as experts from one of the women’s organizations who support the planning of the program. They also share a phone number that listeners can call to report incidents of gender-based violence or to learn more. This program won the 2021 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.
Uganda Community Green Radio
Precious Naturinda and the team producing the Nyinabwenge women’s program won the 2020 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio for their effort to challenge gender roles and address gender inequalities in their community. Read about their work.
Madelena Mkirema has been a radio broadcaster for five years, working for three stations in various regions of Kenya. She is currently a host and presenter at Radio Amani in Nakuru. She was one of the winners of the 2021 George Atkins Communications Award. Learn more.
Seydou Camara has worked at Radio Wassoulou in Yanfolila, Mali, for seven years, where he is a host. He says, “Naturally, I like to serve people and in my opinion, media is a great way to put into practice this ambition.” Radio Wassoulou has been a broadcasting partner of Farm Radio International for nearly 20 years, and Mr. Camara says he uses our resources to help him with research and to prepare episodes. He is one of the winners of the George Atkins Communications Award.
Alhassan Seidu Kayaba
Alhassan Kayaba has worked in radio for the past 16 years, and is currently the assistant manager at Zaa FM in Tamale, northern Ghana. He is also a farmer, and part of his inspiration in becoming a broadcaster was the opportunity to be a voice for farmers and provide them with the opportunity to be heard. Learn more about this winner of the George Atkins Communications Award.
Vianney Watsongo Katsuva
For Vianney Watsongo Katsuva, being a broadcaster means being a voice for others. Mr. Katsuva has more than 13 years of experience as a journalist. Now, as editor-in-chief at Radio Télévision Évangélique et de Développement Hermon in Rutshuru, DRC, he makes agriculture a priority by giving farmers a platform to tell their stories and learn from experts. Learn more about this George Atkins Communications Award winner.
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