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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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Community Listening Groups

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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Women and telephones: Bridging the gender digital divide using simple solutions

Sep 24, 2019

A community in western Burkina Faso finds a simple way to bridge the digital gender divide.

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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

Sep 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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Model farmer holds radio

Down to business: Model farmer learns new techniques thanks to radio

Aug 28, 2019

Dagnie Teshomie has been growing malt barley for several years. Still there’s always room for improvement. Thanks to a radio program he enhanced his planning and record keeping.

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