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Family farmers are the backbone of food security and nutrition in Africa, let their voices be heard

Jul 28, 2020

Farm Radio International, YenKasa Africa and the FAO launch radio campaign aims to advance resilient family farming in Africa.

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Our work on COVID-19: A glimpse so far

Jul 16, 2020

In the four months since Farm Radio’s work on COVID-19 began, we’ve connected more than 1,500 broadcasters with key supports so they can serve their communities during this pandemic.

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Emergency Hotline Service: Developing a COVID call-in service for broadcasters

Jun 29, 2020

Farm Radio International has developed a new emergency hotline for broadcasters to find information, leave questions and get answers to pressing information about COVID-19.

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Broadcasters support locust response as infestations threaten farmers

Jun 1, 2020

Broadcasters in Kenya are serving farmers as they face dual emergencies: the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing locust infestation.

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Bringing listeners on-air, keeping staff out of harm’s way: How Radio Salaki is responding to COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Radio Salaki in Burkina Faso is taking no chances when it comes to the health of its reporters. They’re adapting to COVID-19, and making sure their radio programs do the same.

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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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Keeping crucial radio stations on air in face of COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Thanks to additional funding from Canada, Farm Radio International will support broadcasters who provide essential pandemic-related information to remote and rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Ngoundiane FM: Farm Radio’s 1,000th broadcasting partner

May 5, 2020

Farm Radio International is excited to welcome our 1,000th broadcasting partner to our network: Ngoundiane FM

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Watch: Radio journalism in a time of crisis

May 4, 2020

Listen in to our conversation with radio broadcasters from across Africa about the role of journalism during COVID-19.

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Supporting radio journalism in the time of COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020

Farm Radio International is supporting African broadcasters in reaching rural audiences with critical information about COVID-19

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