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A road sign, not remarkable, stands on a corner of a road in the Western Region of Ghana. It's more than just a road sign though — it's an indicator of a community having a say in their own development.

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Kevin Perkins and Senator Stan Kutcher

‘Small but mighty’: Farm Radio International honoured in Canadian Senate

By Farm Radio International | Apr 10, 2019

Canadian Senator Ratna Omidvar honoured Farm Radio International during a session of the Senate of Canada on April 3.

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International Women's Day Ethiopia

It’s not all celebration: Farm Radio Ethiopia tackles gender equality at a staff level

By Farm Radio International | Apr 4, 2019

Recently our team in Ethiopia marked International Women’s Day with a reception celebrating the unique contributions women in the office are making every day. Women in the office shared different perspectives and experiences in their own lives.

Kidist Kebede explains how the experiences shared on International Women’s Day have sparked change within her own office in this audio postcard.

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WAGES

Audio Postcard: Inclusivity in Mining

By Farm Radio International | Mar 26, 2019

Industry in Ghana is a vital source of revenue, but local communities don’t always see the benefits. A radio program is looking to change that.

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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

By Farm Radio International | Mar 8, 2019

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

By Farm Radio International | Feb 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than…

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World Radio Day

Farm Radio International develops new sustainable radio approach

By Farm Radio International | Feb 12, 2019

At Farm Radio International, we’ve seen what works when it comes to radio projects. From projects on sweet potato, to those on climate change and…

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Barza Wire celebrates 500 issues

Celebrating our 500th issue of Barza Wire

By Farm Radio International | Feb 11, 2019

Farm Radio International has been producing resources for radio broadcasters for 40 years—since May 1979. But this week, we celebrate another milestone: our 500th issue…

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Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

By Farm Radio International | Feb 6, 2019

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. As she has no ox…

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Podcast Challenge

The Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge 2018: Expanding the conversation

By Farm Radio International | Jan 24, 2019

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and…

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Guinea Fowl Evaluation Team

A microphone and a guinea fowl: a young Canadian shares voices of Ghanaian farmers

By Farm Radio International | Jan 10, 2019

In a community in rural Ghana, Maxine Betteridge-Moes sits down with several farmers. Through a translator, she asks questions about the impact of a local…

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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

FRI now accepting applications for inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2019

Farm Radio International is now accepting applications for a new award to recognize radio programs that address gender equality and create opportunities to share the…

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