Farm Radio Trust to launch Mlimi Radio on March 26

The Farm Radio Trust (FRT) has announced the launch of Mlimi Radio, which has been established to provide up-to-date and accurate information to farmers for sustainable livelihoods.

The launch will take place on Saturday, 26th March, 2023 in Lilongwe.

FRT Chief Executive Officer George Vilili said the radio will offer a wide range of services including airing of radio programs, production of special programs, documentaries, adverts, jingles, news and current affairs.

“Our goal as a national radio is to reach every part of Malawi and provide digital agriculture extension services,” he said.

Vilili: The radio will offer a wide range of services

Vilili added that the launch marks the official opening of the radio station that has been testing its signal and reach for the past four months.

The radio station is now operational in 15 districts of the country and hopes to roll out in the remaining districts in few months, he said.

Vilili further said the station has been aligned with the Malawi 2063 especially in the Agriculture and Commercialization pillar.

The Trust was awarded a national commercial sound license by Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) in July 2021.

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