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African small-scale farmers use radio and mobile phones to send a message of optimism and caution to world leaders attending Food Systems Summit

Sep 20, 2021

Small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are impacted disproportionately by climate change, poverty and undernutrition, yet a report released today shows many remain optimistic about the future of farming.

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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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Baobab trees are a new topic of radio programs in Mozambique

Baobab: a fruitful topic for radio

Aug 20, 2021

The long-lived baobab tree is providing new opportunities for farmers in Mozambique during the
COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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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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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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Senegalese farmer turns to radio during COVID shutdown

Nov 23, 2020

Fatoumata Camara, a farmer in southern Senegal has turned to radio during the double challenges of COVID-19 and climate change.

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Junmai Emmanuel stands in her potato field

COVID-19: Radio keeps farmers and families fed

Sep 14, 2020

For farmers like Junmai Emmanuel, radio has proven a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a path to food security.

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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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