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Ghana’s ‘best farmers’ grow thanks to radio

Apr 7, 2022

It is a hot sunny Wednesday afternoon and Abraham Agyei Appiah is working on his maize farm. On his return from the farm, he pulls…

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Climate change and radio

Helping small-scale farmers withstand climate change through radio

Jan 14, 2022

Climate change in Ghana has made farming a challenge But thanks to new methods learned from the radio, farmers like Ramatu Djan are adapting.

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Radio dramas captivate listeners and promote gender equality in Burkina Faso

Nov 24, 2021

Radio dramas are promoting the rights of women and girls in Western Burkina Faso and empowering them to become active leaders and decision makers.

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EVENT | On Air Dialogues: Rural voices on the global stage

Sep 13, 2021

Join us on Monday, Sept. 20 for to explore the views of 3,500 small-scale farmers ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

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Felicia Abaane uses her phone in her field near Yorogo, Ghana

On Air Dialogues: Amplifying rural voices during the 2021 Food Systems Summit

Jul 26, 2021

Using radio polling, we asked farmers for their opinions about food systems ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.

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Designing digital agriculture projects: a Senegalese woman holds a cell phone while another woman looks over her shoulder, a Senegalese man, a radio station employee, shows her how to use the phone. A radio set sits beside them.

5 things to consider when designing digital agriculture projects

Jun 14, 2021

Too often, the digital transformation of agriculture leaves small-scale farmers behind. So what can we do to ensure digital transformation of agriculture projects are inclusive and participatory?

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Webinar: Who is missing at dinner? June 2 at 8 a.m. ET.

Watch: Communication is key in creating equitable food systems

Jun 8, 2021

There is no equitable food system without farmers—and communication is essential in ensuring those farmers have a say.

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Webinar: Who is missing at dinner? June 2 at 8 a.m. ET.

WEBINAR: The case for inclusive communication in food systems

May 24, 2021

When it comes to global food systems, how can we ensure that small-scale farmers have their say?

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Broadcaster interviews a farmer in ethiopia with onions faded in the foreground

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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Genet, a woman farmer, is interviewed for a radio show

The power of women’s voices

Mar 7, 2021

Women don’t need to be “given a voice.” They already have one. This International Women’s Day, we should be listening to them.

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