Learning from broadcasters to improve women’s access to radio programs

Sep 20, 2023

Find out how Farm Radio International learns from the broadcasters we work with and applies those lessons in our projects to increase women’s access to radio programs.

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Amplifying rural Africans’ voices in their community and on the world stage

Sep 5, 2023

Learn how Farm Radio International amplifies rural African voices by sharing farmers’ stories and knowledge on air and bringing rural perspectives to policy makers.

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Talking food security and supporting small-scale farmers with IFAD president Alvaro Lario

Aug 10, 2023

Farm Radio International’s Executive Director, Kevin Perkins, sat down with the new president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Alvaro Lario. Read their conversation about how IFAD is supporting small-scale farmers, how climate change is affecting farmers and how IFAD is engaging communities in the solutions to the big challenges they face.

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Investing in Ghanaian women’s future

Aug 10, 2023

Though trades and technologies offer many opportunities for women, they face barriers to entering these professions. Read the stories of two young women in Ghana who are pursuing non-traditional trades with the support of WUSC and Farm Radio.

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Radio Baoulé: Promoting sexual and reproductive health

May 30, 2023

The program Keneya Blon (Health Corridor) at Radio Baoulé in Mali is a runner-up for the 2023 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. The program is tackling a particularly sensitive issue: sexual and reproductive health, including sexually transmitted diseases.

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Duond Mikayi team encourages women to “just start now”

Apr 5, 2023

The program Duond Mikayi (The Voice of the matriarch) at Radio Mikayi in Kenya is a runner-up for the 2023 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. The program explores different themes related to women’s empowerment and showcases women in a variety of roles.

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From market woman to radio show host

Mar 22, 2023

Learn how a Malian woman made the leap from processing local food products to hosting her own radio show.

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Radio Évangile Albarka, winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio 2023, challenges gender norms and amplifies women’s voices

Mar 16, 2023

The program Égalité des genres et équilibre social (Gender equality and social balance) at Radio Évangile Albarka in Togo is the winner of the 2023 Liz Hughes Award. The program challenges gender norms and amplifies women’s voices.

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EVENT | Raising women’s voices for food security and gender equality

Mar 14, 2023

Join us on March 29 as we explore lessons learned about gender equality for development organizations to build into the design of future projects.

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A woman holds a radio set in Bougouni Mali

Improving food security and gender equality for women, this International Women’s Day and beyond

Mar 3, 2023

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate reaching two million people with information on gender equality and food security.

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