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The Listening Post: An innovation by Farm Radio International

Pietro Aldobrandini's picture

The Listening Post is a platform for two-way communication between extension services and farmers. It takes advantage of the ubiquitous access to radio and mobile phones in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa to engage farmers on development initiatives. Through the Listening Post, development organizations share information and encourage dialogue with radio broadcasts, while farmers provide information and feedback in real-time via mobile phone.

The Listening Post was developed by Farm Radio International in partnership with VOTO Mobile with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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