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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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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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Farm Radio International’s 2019 Top 10

Dec 20, 2019

A lot happened in 2019. It was a big year for people around the world, and for us here at Farm Radio International it was no different. Here’s our 2019 Top 10!

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Community Listening Groups

Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

Oct 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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Women hold cellphones

Women and telephones: Bridging the gender digital divide using simple solutions

Sep 24, 2019

A community in western Burkina Faso finds a simple way to bridge the digital gender divide.

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Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

Feb 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than…

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Benjamin Nama

Benjamin Boureima Nama: 2018 George Atkins Award runner up

Oct 28, 2018

Benjamin Boureima Nama was first introduced to Farm Radio International’s resources for broadcasters in 1999 when he was an intern at Radio Evangile Développement in…

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It takes a village: Engaging men, women & youth in ‘women’s issues’

Jul 11, 2018

“It takes a village to raise a child.” This proverb has many important meanings, but one related truth is that maternal, newborn and children’s health…

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Podcast-challenge-blog

Presenting the Young Journalists’ Global Podcast Challenge

Jan 17, 2018

As the world experiences new, old, and more complex global challenges, it’s important to dig deep to understand the issues, how they affect people, and…

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Learning about the state of radio in francophone West Africa

Jan 8, 2015

This summer, researcher Meli Rostand visited radio stations in Mali and Burkina Faso to understand the work broadcasters are doing and how they are meeting…

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