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Helping small-scale farmers withstand climate change through radio

Jan 14, 2022

Climate change in Ghana has made farming a challenge But thanks to new methods learned from the radio, farmers like Ramatu Djan are adapting.

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Rural Voices: On air dialogues with the people behind your plate

Join us at COP26

Nov 3, 2021

Join us on to discuss concerns and solutions related to climate adaption that small-scale farmers and other rural people shared through a series of On Air Dialogues.

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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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broadcaster interviews farmer about the effects of climate change in life

Finding rainfall: Radio, technology and climate change

Feb 2, 2021

Peter Kakanji brushes his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he…

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Senegalese farmer turns to radio during COVID shutdown

Nov 23, 2020

Fatoumata Camara, a farmer in southern Senegal has turned to radio during the double challenges of COVID-19 and climate change.

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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

Sep 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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Matefie Meja

Growing community: Conservation agriculture over the airwaves

Feb 6, 2019

Matefie Meja is a single mother of three who farms a half-hectare of land in Chifisa, Ethiopia. It’s intensive work. As she has no ox…

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For farmers facing climate change, radio means resilience

Nov 18, 2016

Photo: Jesse Winter One of the ultimate injustices of climate change is that those who have contributed to it the least are those most vulnerable to…

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Radio can rain information when drought strikes

Jul 5, 2016

Imagine you’re a farmer and the rainy season that you depend on doesn’t come. This happens again — and again. After three failed rainy seasons you…

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Voices from the field: Farming in times of drought

Jun 8, 2016

Farmers living in the Tigray Region of northern Ethiopia are no strangers to challenging weather. They have a long history of working their farms using…

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