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Emergency Hotline Service: Developing a COVID call-in service for broadcasters

Jun 29, 2020

Farm Radio International has developed a new emergency hotline for broadcasters to find information, leave questions and get answers to pressing information about COVID-19.

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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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Update from the Hangar: Uliza Answers farmers’ questions

May 23, 2018

Photo Credit: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Bartay Photography We are constantly looking for innovative ways to connect farmers with each other – particularly…

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Radio Marketplace in Morogoro

Sep 20, 2017

Photo by Simon Scott Photography Farmers need information about many things when they are growing crops: good seeds, soil fertility, low-cost inputs, how to recognize…

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Celebrate World Radio Day with Farm Radio International

Feb 12, 2017

Taking place each year on February 13, World Radio Day is a global celebration of radio that was established in 2012 by the UN.  …

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Recent report explores the potential of interactive radio to serve rural citizens

Jan 31, 2017

What are the possibilities of using new digital technologies alongside radio to help ensure that agricultural development projects are farmer-centred, and meet the needs of…

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The first step is to listen: unlocking conversations in development with radio and mobile phones

Nov 3, 2016

How can we include the world’s most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It’s simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two…

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Uliza: Connecting broadcasters and farmers for better radio

Sep 9, 2016

Video by Katie Burnham At Farm Radio International we work to share knowledge with small-scale African farmers and make sure their voices are heard. Radio is a…

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Radio can rain information when drought strikes

Jul 5, 2016

Imagine you’re a farmer and the rainy season that you depend on doesn’t come. This happens again — and again. After three failed rainy seasons you…

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A story in numbers

Jun 23, 2016

Ten radio stations, six languages, thirty episodes, and — we now know — tens of thousands of loyal listeners. These numbers describe My Children, a…

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