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The next phase: Agile communication and community engagement for COVID-19 resilience

Mar 19, 2021

How can the international community work with local actors to reach remote rural African communities using agile communications and community engagement to create COVID-19 resilience?

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The power of women’s voices

Mar 7, 2021

Women don’t need to be “given a voice.” They already have one. This International Women’s Day, we should be listening to them.

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2020: A year unlike any other

Dec 21, 2020

There was a lot not to like about 2020 but we did find some things to celebrate this year. Join us in reading what we accomplished in 2020.

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Farm Radio International – defining our role in the anti-racism movement

Jun 12, 2020

When news of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer spread, and Black Lives Matter protests took place in…

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From wildfires to COVID: the importance of local journalism in emergencies

May 25, 2020

What covering the 2017 British Columbia wildfires taught me about the importance of local news during an emergency.

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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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Special Update: Radio’s critical response to COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020

As with everyone on the planet, COVID-19 has our full attention. Staying home, flattening the curve, saving lives, navigating the devastating economic consequences … We are all in this together.

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World Radio Day

The possibilities of radio are endless — let’s keep it that way

Feb 12, 2020

On World Radio Day it’s more important than ever to ensure radio delivers on its promise of social progress, inclusion, and constructively engaged citizenry.

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woman listens to radio while cooking

Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

Oct 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up…

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Farm Radio volunteers

This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for our volunteers

Oct 11, 2019

How does one make 1000 phone calls, personalize and mail out hundreds of thank you cards, spend evenings giving talks to church groups, and Saturdays…

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