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COVID-19 recovery project expands Farm Radio into four new countries

Apr 6, 2021

Farm Radio International is hard at work on a new project with GIZ on COVID-19 recovery, working across seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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The next phase: Agile communication and community engagement for COVID-19 resilience

Mar 19, 2021

How can the international community work with local actors to reach remote rural African communities using agile communications and community engagement to create COVID-19 resilience?

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Children try their hand at distance learning over the radio

Lessons in learning, literacy and radio during a global pandemic

Feb 19, 2021

Educational inequalities mean the most underserved have been left behind during COVID-19. Farm Radio is working with CODE to provide distance learning over the radio.

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2020: A year unlike any other

Dec 21, 2020

There was a lot not to like about 2020 but we did find some things to celebrate this year. Join us in reading what we accomplished in 2020.

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Distance Learning In Crisis: Literacy over the radio

Dec 1, 2020

Farm Radio is using radio to Improve literacy, reading and promote education at a distance in Sierra Leone and Liberia thanks to a new partnership with CODE.

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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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Radio 1 Ghana goes all out to serve audience with vital information on COVID-19

Nov 6, 2020

Radio 1 in Ghana is using all the tools at their disposal to inform and protect their listeners about the dangers of COVID-19.

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Combatting COVID-19 myths in local languages through radio spots

Sep 25, 2020

The director of Ratego Radio in Kenya is translating Farm Radio International’s radio spots on COVID-19 — and his listeners are responding.

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Junmai Emmanuel stands in her potato field

COVID-19: Radio keeps farmers and families fed

Sep 14, 2020

For farmers like Junmai Emmanuel, radio has proven a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a path to food security.

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Our work on COVID-19: A glimpse so far

Jul 16, 2020

In the four months since Farm Radio’s work on COVID-19 began, we’ve connected more than 1,500 broadcasters with key supports so they can serve their communities during this pandemic.

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