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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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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 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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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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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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America and her oldest daughter, 16, stand among her flourishing corn crops.

Listening together: Radio helps empower a family and the community

Aug 22, 2019

Thanks to a radio program on conservation agriculture, America Asrassie is making a profit, and sending her children to university.

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Rice and Radio: How radio programs and face-to-face training is improving lives in Ethiopia

Aug 9, 2019

Adugna Tigab is a 33-year-old farmer in Bure Kebele of Lebokemkem woreda (or district) in Ethiopia. This year due to heavy rain in the area,…

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