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Building a commitment to ease the burden of unpaid care for women across sub-Saharan Africa

Oct 27, 2023

This International Day of Care and Support, we’re pleased to announce our new Knowledge Sharing About Unpaid Care in sub-Saharan Africa project.

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Listening to our listeners

Aug 30, 2023

Learn how Farm Radio International listens to the people we serve – and uses what they tell us to make the programs we support better and more relevant.

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On Air Dialogues: Listening to — and learning from — rural people

Apr 27, 2023

On Air Dialogues are an innovative type of radio programming, which use mobile phone-based polling to bring rural voices into national and global conversations about critical issues like food security, nutrition, health and climate change.

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Country-level climate action: Earth Day 2023

Apr 18, 2023

This Earth Day, we share stories from our offices in Ethiopia, Uganda and Mali. Learn about initiatives related to tree planting, plastic pollution and waste management.

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On Air Dialogues: What rural people in sub-Saharan Africa have to say about climate change

Dec 13, 2022

In October 2022, Farm Radio International organized a series of three On Air Dialogues in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso to gather the views, perspectives and experiences of rural people as they contend with climate change. Learn what African farmers had to say about the impacts of climate change and how they are adapting their farming practices.

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Canada invests in radio to broadcast nature-based solutions in Africa.

Aug 23, 2022

Over five years, Canada will address climate change and biodiversity loss in rural Africa through an innovative 10.9 million dollar investment by Global Affairs Canada in radio programs that highlight and promote nature-based solutions.

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A COVID-19 recovery story: From coast to côte (d’Ivoire)

Jul 21, 2022

In 2021, Farm Radio set out to tackle pandemic recovery by using interactive radio approaches to support 20 value chains in 7 countries.

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Solomon Ayele, winner of the 2022 George Atkins Communications Award

May 3, 2022

Solomon Ayele is a broadcast journalist at Debre Berhan Fana FM in Debre Berhan, Ethiopia.

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The 2022 Farm Radio Awards

Feb 11, 2022

We are proud to honour the 2022 winners of the George Atkins Communications Award and the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio.

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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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