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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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World Radio Day

Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

Mar 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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Uganda Community Green Radio: Winner of the 2020 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Mar 6, 2020

The Nyinabwenge women’s program on Uganda Community Green Radio is excelling at amplifying the voices of rural women.

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locusts in Kenya

CBC As It Happens: Radio helps farmers impacted by locust infestation

Feb 14, 2020

Moses Omondi, our radio craft and program officer in Kenya, spoke with Carol Off of CBC’s As It Happens about the locust infestation plaguing the country.

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World Radio Day

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

Feb 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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