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Tuning In newsletter: Winter 2021

February 17, 2021

In our latest edition of Tuning In, we share some stories we love. Read about how in Tanzania, our programs on weather have made a difference to the farmers who rely on rains, In Sierra Leone and Liberia, learn alongside learners themselves! We share a story about our project on distance learning during the pandemic,…

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Farm Radio Awards

Announcing the 2021 Farm Radio award winners

February 12, 2021

Meet the 2021 winners of the George Atkins Communications Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.

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Radio broadcaster in Senegal

Celebrate World Radio Day with us!

February 8, 2021

Join us on Friday, February 12 to meet award winning African broadcasters and hear them talk about their craft.

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A Roadmap for Measuring Distance Learning: A Review of Evidence and Emerging Best Practices

February 4, 2021

*Farm Radio International would like to thank Emily Morris for including our work as a case study in this research. Authors: Emily Morris, Anna Farrell, Emma Venetis for USAID Abstract: As countries around the world have closed learning institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and learning have pivoted from in-person instruction to distance…

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broadcaster interviews farmer about the effects of climate change in life

Finding rainfall: Radio, technology and climate change

February 2, 2021

Peter Kakanji brushes his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he heard last night on the radio that it would rain today.  “The rains started early this year and it’s still raining in several parts of the country, following the same…

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2020: A year unlike any other

December 21, 2020

There was a lot not to like about 2020 but we did find some things to celebrate this year. Join us in reading what we accomplished in 2020.

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Distance Learning In Crisis: Literacy over the radio

December 1, 2020

Farm Radio is using radio to Improve literacy, reading and promote education at a distance in Sierra Leone and Liberia thanks to a new partnership with CODE.

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Guide to resources for broadcasters

Guide to resources for broadcasters

December 1, 2020

Do you ever find yourself searching for information about a specific crop, wanting ideas on how to create a drama for your farming audience, or wondering how to involve women farmers in your program? FRI has many resources that can help you—read this guide to learn more. Farm Radio International (FRI) aims to support all…

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Senegalese farmer turns to radio during COVID shutdown

November 23, 2020

Fatoumata Camara, a farmer in southern Senegal has turned to radio during the double challenges of COVID-19 and climate change.

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Delivering a bountiful home harvest across Canada

November 11, 2020

The results are in! Find out the winners of our our Home Harvest photo contest.

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