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Broadcasters support locust response as infestations threaten farmers

Jun 1, 2020

Broadcasters in Kenya are serving farmers as they face dual emergencies: the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing locust infestation.

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chickens improved thanks to livestock health

I lost 15 chickens, but radio programs renewed my hope

Mar 5, 2020

Every time Modesta Joseph Masanyiwa tried to raise chickens, she would lose almost all of them due to an outbreak of epidemic diseases. This all changed when she started giving her chickens preventive vaccines.

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CBC As It Happens: Radio helps farmers impacted by locust infestation

Feb 14, 2020

Moses Omondi, our radio craft and program officer in Kenya, spoke with Carol Off of CBC’s As It Happens about the locust infestation plaguing the country.

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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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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

Oct 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up…

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Community Listening Groups

Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

Oct 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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Women and telephones: Bridging the gender digital divide using simple solutions

Sep 24, 2019

A community in western Burkina Faso finds a simple way to bridge the digital gender divide.

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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

Sep 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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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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