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Farm Radio wins 2022 WSIS Prize for Media

Jun 2, 2022

Farm Radio International received the 2022 WSIS Award from the ITU for our COVID-19 Radio Response project. 

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Going the distance: Insights about our changing development practices during COVID-19

Jan 28, 2022

Since the pandemic, Farm Radio has introduced new methods and further adapted existing ones in order to work entirely remote-led and at-a-distance

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Bridging the extension gap with radio

Dec 6, 2021

Radio programs in Malawi have helped farmers access agricultural extension support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WATCH | A pandemic of misinformation: Radio and COVID-19 in Africa

Oct 15, 2021

Watch Farm Radio staff and broadcasters from Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi and Uganda as they discuss the current reality of COVID-19 in their countries — and the work radio is doing to keep communities safe.

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Baobab trees are a new topic of radio programs in Mozambique

Baobab: a fruitful topic for radio

Aug 20, 2021

The long-lived baobab tree is providing new opportunities for farmers in Mozambique during the
COVID-19 pandemic.

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Filling the void: How radio is serving farmers in Ethiopia during the pandemic

May 14, 2021

When COVID-19 made face-to-face extension impossible, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture called on Farm Radio International to design interactive extension programs to support farmers during the pandemic.

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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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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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Communication for development and covid-19

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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