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Feeding the Demand for more radio

June 13, 2012

Radio is the only place where the Minister of Agriculture and the small farmer meet, says Rex Chapota, Executive Director of Farm Radio Malawi. He sits in a small office with Farm Radio International staff here in Ottawa, Canada explaining the powerful possibilities associated with radio. Not just radio; but radio that values farmers and gives…

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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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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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Collaborating on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

December 8, 2022

Find out how Farm Radio International collaborated this year on the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Learn about a coalition of women’s rights organizations in Burkina Faso and the ways that radio stations got involved in the campaign.

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This family has changed their mind about giving their daughter away in marriage. Instead, she is finishing her school.

Changing minds about girls’ education

July 6, 2022

What happens when one family about to give their daughter away in marriage learns about the importance of education on the radio.

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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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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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