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Women in non-traditional roles. Hear their story

Apr 27, 2022

Belinda Akos Akab is excelling as a mechanical engineer and hopes she can help other women succeed in the male-dominated trades.

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A farmer

Ghana’s ‘best farmers’ grow thanks to radio

Apr 7, 2022

It is a hot sunny Wednesday afternoon and Abraham Agyei Appiah is working on his maize farm. On his return from the farm, he pulls…

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A woman listens to a radio program on her phone in Sare Samba Netty in Senegal

15 million listeners tune in to weekly programs on gender equality

Mar 1, 2022

More than 90 per cent of people in listening clubs say radio programs have transformed gender norms in their communities thanks to a Farm Radio International project.

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Climate change and radio

Helping small-scale farmers withstand climate change through radio

Jan 14, 2022

Climate change in Ghana has made farming a challenge But thanks to new methods learned from the radio, farmers like Ramatu Djan are adapting.

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Women in Malawi listen to the radio in a community listening group

Farm Radio and CODE to co-lead a new project on sexual and reproductive health rights in Malawi

Dec 8, 2021

Two Canadian NGOs, Farm Radio International and CODE are working together on a new project that aims to improve access to health information and services for teenage girls and young women in Malawi.

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three farmers, two women, sit around a radio set in Malawi

Bridging the extension gap with radio

Dec 6, 2021

Radio programs in Malawi have helped farmers access agricultural extension support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Radio dramas captivate listeners and promote gender equality in Burkina Faso

Nov 24, 2021

Radio dramas are promoting the rights of women and girls in Western Burkina Faso and empowering them to become active leaders and decision makers.

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Baobab trees are a new topic of radio programs in Mozambique

Baobab: a fruitful topic for radio

Aug 20, 2021

The long-lived baobab tree is providing new opportunities for farmers in Mozambique during the
COVID-19 pandemic.

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Radio broadcasters took part in an online course on radio

300 African broadcasters learn radio design through e-course

Aug 9, 2021

Farm Radio International recently wrapped up its largest-ever e-course, with record registration and offered for the first time in French.

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Faba beans

Farming faba beans—a source of income and equality

Aug 3, 2021

Radio and faba beans are paving the way for women producers and growers to challenge gender norms and participate in farming.

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