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Radio dramas captivate listeners and promote gender equality in Burkina Faso

November 24, 2021

Radio dramas are promoting the rights of women and girls in Western Burkina Faso and empowering them to become active leaders and decision makers.

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Watch: Communication is key in creating equitable food systems

June 8, 2021

There is no equitable food system without farmers—and communication is essential in ensuring those farmers have a say.

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Help bring vital maternal health information to thousands of rural Ethiopians!

September 28, 2021

Help bring vital maternal health information to thousands of rural Ethiopians! Help raise $10,000. Total so far: $0 Donate now Tragically, in Ethiopia, more than 1 in every 250 pregnancies results in the death of the mother, and 1 in 30 the death of a newborn baby. The Ethiopian government is working hard to ensure…

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Farm Radio Weekly Launches a new Series of Scripts on Maternal Health

May 27, 2009

The health and survival of women during pregnancy and childbirth is an important issue throughout the world, but particularly for rural families in resource-poor countries.  The 5th Millennium Development Goal adopted by the world in the year 2000 is to improve maternal health by reducing the incidence of maternal mortality by 75%, and by achieving…

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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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Meet FarmQuest candidate Diakaridja Fomba

August 22, 2014

This week, we’re pleased to introduce you to the final candidate in the FarmQuest reality radio program in Mali: Diakaridja Fomba. Much like his fellow candidate Mamadou Diarra, Diakaridja moved to the city in search of a better life before realizing that his future was back home, on the land. When asked why more young…

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You’ve met the FarmQuest candidates. Now see them in action!

July 11, 2014

Last year, we excitedly announced the launch of FarmQuest, an innovative new reality radio program in Mali designed to encourage youth to consider farming as a career choice, and introduced you to the six youth competing to be named “best young farmer of the year.” Broadcast between September and December of 2013, FarmQuest has come to an end…

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Check out our 2013-2014 annual report

January 26, 2015

Farm Radio International is proud to announce that its 2013-2014 interactive annual report is online — in both French and English! The annual report includes stories, pictures, audio and video describing the projects underway in 2013-2014 and the impact they made. Among the stories is a look at the impact our demand-driven participatory radio project…

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Meet FarmQuest candidate Kafune Mariko

August 1, 2014

This video introduces you to Kafune Mariko, the youngest contestant in the FarmQuest reality radio series. Kafune’s parents were farmers, and she learned from an early age how to care for animals and plough the fields. However, when she was still a child, she was sent to Bamako to work for relatives as a babysitter.…

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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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