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How radio can #BreakTheBias this International Women’s Day

March 7, 2022

Farm Radio International is supporting radio stations across Africa develop programming that promotes gender equality in their communities.

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World Food Day: Farmers call for a united front against hunger in Burkina Faso (by Inoussa Maiga, for Farm Radio Weekly)

October 16, 2010

Saïdou Ouedrago is a farmer in Koualga, a village in southern Burkina Faso. He is a happy man. His wheat fields promise a good harvest this year. Burkina Faso is preparing to mark World Food Day 2010 on October 16. Gourcy, a town in the north, will host the event this year. Mr. Ouedrago says,…

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A message of thanks from FRI Board Member Anthony Anyia, who knows first-hand the power of radio

August 30, 2013

As someone who grew up on a small farm in southern Nigeria, I know the power of radio. In the small farming community where I spent my childhood, most families engaged in mixed farming, crops and livestock. My father grew rice and raised poultry. There was no electricity then, so our radio was how we…

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Designing digital agriculture projects: a Senegalese woman holds a cell phone while another woman looks over her shoulder, a Senegalese man, a radio station employee, shows her how to use the phone. A radio set sits beside them.

5 things to consider when designing digital agriculture projects

June 14, 2021

Too often, the digital transformation of agriculture leaves small-scale farmers behind. So what can we do to ensure digital transformation of agriculture projects are inclusive and participatory?

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Celebrate your love of radio

February 12, 2016

February 13 is World Radio Day — time to celebrate our love of radio and the impact it has on listeners. Radio is a great way to share information, tell stories and make change.   We asked a few of our radio partners to share why they love radio. Hear from them in the videos…

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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

October 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up invisible signals in the air have anything to do with something that literally helps us survive? How can a voice on air have anything to do with achieving a #ZeroHunger…

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The possibilities of radio are endless — let’s keep it that way

February 12, 2020

On World Radio Day it’s more important than ever to ensure radio delivers on its promise of social progress, inclusion, and constructively engaged citizenry.

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Saving lives through the power of radio

April 22, 2021

Saving lives through the power of radio Why Radio? This is more than just radio. In rural Africa, it’s a life line! About us Why radio? Radio is still the world’s most popular mass medium, easily accessible to even the most remote African villages. It is accessible, convenient, inexpensive, and interactive. Radio is powerful Radio…

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Saving lives through the power of radio

February 24, 2021

Saving lives through the power of radio Our work This is more than just Radio. In Rural Africa, it’s a life line! About us Why radio? Radio is still the world’s most popular mass medium, easily accessible to even the most remote African villages. It is accessible, convenient, inexpensive, and interactive. Radio is powerful Radio…

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Saving lives through the power of radio – 2

March 17, 2021

Saving lives through the power of radio Our work This is more than just Radio. In Rural Africa, it’s a life line! About us Why radio? Radio is still the world’s most popular mass medium, easily accessible to even the most remote African villages. It is accessible, convenient, inexpensive, and interactive. Radio is powerful Radio…

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