Monday, 30 November 2009

[creative-radio] George Atkins founder of Farm Radio Int'l passed away today

 

-Original Message-----
From: Helen Hambly Odame [mailto:hhambly@uoguelph.ca]
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 1:56 PM
To: hhambly
Subject: a long life lived so well ... George Atkins founder of Farm Radio
Int'l passed away today

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It is with sadness that we share the news that George Atkins died this
morning.

Legions of people were touched by George's life - George always inspired
with his vision, passion, energy and commitment to serving smallholder
farmers (and agriculture, the basic industry) through radio.

Farm Radio International produced a short film this past summer in which
George tells the founding story of Developing Countries Farm Radio Network.
If you haven't seen it yet, or wish to see it again, you may view it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4FtIFD1EKA&feature=player_embedded

More news and messages of condolence to his family and colleagues will be
made available on the website of Farm Radio International
(http://www.farmradio.org).

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