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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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broadcaster in mask

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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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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chickens improved thanks to livestock health

I lost 15 chickens, but radio programs renewed my hope

Mar 5, 2020

Every time Modesta Joseph Masanyiwa tried to raise chickens, she would lose almost all of them due to an outbreak of epidemic diseases. This all changed when she started giving her chickens preventive vaccines.

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Radio is a powerful force in addressing gender equality

Radio: A powerful force in addressing gender inequality

Feb 4, 2020

In Senegal, women are listening to a new type of radio program: one that addresses the topics they choose, and makes a difference in their daily lives.

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A veteran farmer spreads knowledge over the airwaves

Veteran farmer uses radio to educate peers

Nov 6, 2019

Lemma Belachew was the first farmer in Delila kebele to start producing malt barley — at least, that’s what he told us when we met…

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Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

Oct 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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