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Farm Radio celebrates 40 years

After 40 years, Farm Radio looks to the future

By Farm Radio International | Apr 29, 2019

Since our humble beginnings in 1979, Farm Radio International has grown to become a dynamic, bustling Canadian charity that punches way above its weight in terms of impact and outreach.

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Guest post: The enduring images of Farm Radio’s learning tour to Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | Jun 27, 2018

The more I think (and talk!) about the tour, the greater my appreciation of the interesting itinerary, and the way the various site visits tied…

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Living like a Tanzanian for a few minutes - lots of laughter and cheering on

Guest post: My experience in Tanzania

By Farm Radio International | May 30, 2018

Margaret Taylor-Sevier laughs with two Tanzanians as they show her the delicate balance required to carry a bunch of bananas to market. In this guest…

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Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Recently, Kawinzi Muiu sat down with Barza Wire to discuss the role of women in ensuring food security and nutrition for families across Africa. Ms.…

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Double despair in Ethiopia: Drought and then the damaging Fall armyworm

By Farm Radio International | Oct 10, 2017

Karen Hampson, right, walks through lush, green fields near Sodo, in southern Ethiopia. As I drove westward from the city of Sodo, in southern Ethiopia,…

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Dorothy Okello

Farm Radio hosts gender and ICT for development expert Dr. Dorothy Okello

By Farm Radio International | Sep 7, 2017

Earlier this month, we had the pleasure of hosting Ugandan engineer, academic, and activist, Dr. Dorothy Okello at our Canadian headquarters in Ottawa. Dr. Okello…

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This is real work: Through the mud and into the soybean field

By Farm Radio International | Aug 1, 2017

To reach Hidya Muhidini Kipila’s soya bean field, we had to wade through a puddle knee deep and 10 metres long. A toddler could learn…

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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

By Farm Radio International | Nov 18, 2016

Photo: Jesse Winter One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to…

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

By Farm Radio International | 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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Farm Radio goes west: Our first-ever supporter event in Vancouver!

By Farm Radio International | Oct 28, 2016

“Wait a minute!” interjected donor Paul McRae as I thanked the twenty Farm Radio supporters who attended our reception in Vancouver last week. I didn’t…

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