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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

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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Faba beans

Farming faba beans—a source of income and equality

Aug 3, 2021

Radio and faba beans are paving the way for women producers and growers to challenge gender norms and participate in farming.

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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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COVID-19 recovery project

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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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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