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Children try their hand at distance learning over the radio

Lessons in learning, literacy and radio during a global pandemic

Feb 19, 2021

Educational inequalities mean the most underserved have been left behind during COVID-19. Farm Radio is working with CODE to provide distance learning over the radio.

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broadcaster interviews farmer about the effects of climate change in life

Finding rainfall: Radio, technology and climate change

Feb 2, 2021

Peter Kakanji brushes his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he…

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Distance Learning In Crisis: Literacy over the radio

Dec 1, 2020

Farm Radio is using radio to Improve literacy, reading and promote education at a distance in Sierra Leone and Liberia thanks to a new partnership with CODE.

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Senegalese farmer turns to radio during COVID shutdown

Nov 23, 2020

Fatoumata Camara, a farmer in southern Senegal has turned to radio during the double challenges of COVID-19 and climate change.

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Radio 1 Ghana goes all out to serve audience with vital information on COVID-19

Nov 6, 2020

Radio 1 in Ghana is using all the tools at their disposal to inform and protect their listeners about the dangers of COVID-19.

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Junmai Emmanuel stands in her potato field

COVID-19: Radio keeps farmers and families fed

Sep 14, 2020

For farmers like Junmai Emmanuel, radio has proven a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a path to food security.

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The “Best Husband” contest: Encouraging men to take part in the health of mothers and children

Aug 26, 2020

The Best Husband Contest raises awareness about the role of men in the maternal, child and newborn health

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Our work on COVID-19: A glimpse so far

Jul 16, 2020

In the four months since Farm Radio’s work on COVID-19 began, we’ve connected more than 1,500 broadcasters with key supports so they can serve their communities during this pandemic.

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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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Keeping crucial radio stations on air in face of COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Thanks to additional funding from Canada, Farm Radio International will support broadcasters who provide essential pandemic-related information to remote and rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa.

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