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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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Felicia Abaane uses her phone in her field near Yorogo, Ghana

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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A broadcaster from Radio Salama, a recipient of our COVID-19 relief fund, interviews three women wearing sks

Supporting broadcasters during COVID-19: One year later

Apr 30, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Farm Radio International has supported radio stations in delivering life-saving, accessible messages at-scale to the vulnerable populations who needed them most.

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The “Best Husband” contest: Encouraging men to take part in the health of mothers and children

Aug 26, 2020

The Best Husband Contest raises awareness about the role of men in the maternal, child and newborn health

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Hand washing station at Radio Salaki

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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