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Our work on COVID-19: A glimpse so far

July 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

June 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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Farm Radio International – defining our role in the anti-racism movement

June 12, 2020

When news of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer spread, and Black Lives Matter protests took place in many parts of the West and other parts of the world, we took serious thought as an organization. As individuals, we were shocked, angered, and saddened. We reached out to…

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Broadcasters support locust response as infestations threaten farmers

June 1, 2020

Broadcasters in Kenya are serving farmers as they face dual emergencies: the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing locust infestation.

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Bringing listeners on-air, keeping staff out of harm’s way: How Radio Salaki is responding to COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Radio Salaki in Burkina Faso is taking no chances when it comes to the health of its reporters. They’re adapting to COVID-19, and making sure their radio programs do the same.

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From wildfires to COVID: the importance of local journalism in emergencies

May 25, 2020

What covering the 2017 British Columbia wildfires taught me about the importance of local news during an emergency.

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Tuning In newsletter: Spring 2020

May 15, 2020

This edition of Tuning In showcases the essential work of broadcasters in a crisis. Learn how broadcasters from Burkina Faso and Uganda are keeping their communities informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how Farm Radio International is supporting broadcasters across Africa in their response. Also, read about Velma Odwori in Kenya is using her station…

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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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Tuning In newsletter: Winter 2020

May 12, 2020

This edition of Tuning In introduces you to the women who listen to our programs in Senegal and Burkina Faso. Learn about how we’re designing our programs to meet the needs of women in these communities — and how communities themselves are learning and growing together. We also introduce you to the winners of the…

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Ngoundiane FM: Farm Radio’s 1,000th broadcasting partner

May 5, 2020

Farm Radio International is excited to welcome our 1,000th broadcasting partner to our network: Ngoundiane FM

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