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On Air Dialogues: What rural people in sub-Saharan Africa have to say about climate change

Dec 13, 2022

In October 2022, Farm Radio International organized a series of three On Air Dialogues in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso to gather the views, perspectives and experiences of rural people as they contend with climate change. Learn what African farmers had to say about the impacts of climate change and how they are adapting their farming practices.

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

Dec 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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Communicating about COVID-19 vaccines on air

Nov 23, 2022

Learn about creative campaigns to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence in sub-Saharan Africa. Based on Farm Radio International’s radio resources, stations developed programs to engage their community in conversation about the virus and vaccine.

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Canada invests in radio to broadcast nature-based solutions in Africa.

Aug 23, 2022

Over five years, Canada will address climate change and biodiversity loss in rural Africa through an innovative 10.9 million dollar investment by Global Affairs Canada in radio programs that highlight and promote nature-based solutions.

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Rosemonde Bakieno, winner of the 2022 George Atkins Communications Award

May 4, 2022

Rosemonde Bakieno is a journalist and director of Radio Munyu, a community radio station for women in Banfora, Burkina Faso.

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15 million listeners tune in to weekly programs on gender equality

Mar 1, 2022

More than 90 per cent of people in listening clubs say radio programs have transformed gender norms in their communities thanks to a Farm Radio International project.

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The 2022 Farm Radio Awards

Feb 11, 2022

We are proud to honour the 2022 winners of the George Atkins Communications Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.

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Radio dramas captivate listeners and promote gender equality in Burkina Faso

Nov 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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On Air Dialogues: Amplifying rural voices during the 2021 Food Systems Summit

Jul 26, 2021

Using radio polling, we asked farmers for their opinions about food systems ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

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Radio programs inspire students to create discussion groups on sexual and reproductive health

May 21, 2021

Inspired by a radio program on sexual and reproductive health, a student in Burkina Faso created her own discussion group so she could share the lessons to other youth in her community.

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