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What does entertainment have to do with development? A whole lot if you ask us.

February 28, 2014

Thinking back to my days as a student, my mind always seems to gravitate to a few vivid memories from just a handful of classes. But why? Was their content that different from others? Not really. Did they focus on topics I found inherently more interesting? Perhaps. But what really made the difference was content…

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WATCH | A pandemic of misinformation: Radio and COVID-19 in Africa

October 15, 2021

Watch Farm Radio staff and broadcasters from Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi and Uganda as they discuss the current reality of COVID-19 in their countries — and the work radio is doing to keep communities safe.

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The summer edition of Network News is here!

July 15, 2014

The summer edition of Network News is here! In this edition, learn about Farm Radio International’s unprecedented poll that helped thousands of small-scale farmers share their opinions and needs with policy-makers, how a radio program inspired a much-needed agribusiness, and about the impact of the FarmQuest reality radio program. The newsletter also profiles two long-time donors and volunteers,…

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Press Release: Farm Radio International’s work serving women farmers featured at the African First Ladies Summit in Tanzania

June 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuning in to what women farmers want: Farm Radio International (FRI) shines a spotlight on the importance of women farmers’ radio at the African First Ladies Summit, “Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa,” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 2-3, 2013. The Summit marks the launch of Her Farm Radio, a suite of…

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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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Radio + Communication Rights: A story through the decades

February 10, 2022

For World Radio Day 2022, Executive Director Kevin Perkins reflects on the important role of radio in helping us enjoy our communication rights.

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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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African small-scale farmers use radio and mobile phones to send a message of optimism and caution to world leaders attending Food Systems Summit

September 20, 2021

Small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are impacted disproportionately by climate change, poverty and undernutrition, yet a report released today shows many remain optimistic about the future of farming.

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Webinar: Who is missing at dinner? June 2 at 8 a.m. ET.

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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Children try their hand at distance learning over the radio

Lessons in learning, literacy and radio during a global pandemic

February 19, 2021

Educational inequalities mean the most underserved have been left behind during COVID-19. Farm Radio is working with CODE to provide distance learning over the radio.

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