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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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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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Farm Radio celebrates 40 years

After 40 years, Farm Radio looks to the future

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

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3CkP3wgrJI

Guest post: My experience in Tanzania

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

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

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

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

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

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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