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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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World Radio Day

Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

Mar 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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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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A veteran farmer spreads knowledge over the airwaves

Veteran farmer uses radio to educate peers

Nov 6, 2019

Lemma Belachew was the first farmer in Delila kebele to start producing malt barley — at least, that’s what he told us when we met…

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Model farmer holds radio

Down to business: Model farmer learns new techniques thanks to radio

Aug 28, 2019

Dagnie Teshomie has been growing malt barley for several years. Still there’s always room for improvement. Thanks to a radio program he enhanced his planning and record keeping.

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America and her oldest daughter, 16, stand among her flourishing corn crops.

Listening together: Radio helps empower a family and the community

Aug 22, 2019

Thanks to a radio program on conservation agriculture, America Asrassie is making a profit, and sending her children to university.

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Radio and Rice

Rice and Radio: How radio programs and face-to-face training is improving lives in Ethiopia

Aug 9, 2019

Adugna Tigab is a 33-year-old farmer in Bure Kebele of Lebokemkem woreda (or district) in Ethiopia. This year due to heavy rain in the area,…

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International Women's Day Ethiopia

It’s not all celebration: Farm Radio Ethiopia tackles gender equality at a staff level

Apr 4, 2019

Recently our team in Ethiopia marked International Women’s Day with a reception celebrating the unique contributions women in the office are making every day. Women in the office shared different perspectives and experiences in their own lives.

Kidist Kebede explains how the experiences shared on International Women’s Day have sparked change within her own office in this audio postcard.

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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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Harbe-Tafesse

Maize farmers grow special plants to manage Fall armyworm

Nov 28, 2018

On a cloudy morning, Harbe Tafesse walks through a narrow passageway on one side of her house that leads to the 625-square-metre piece of land…

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