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Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

FRI now accepting applications for inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

By Farm Radio International | Jan 8, 2019

Farm Radio International is now accepting applications for a new award to recognize radio programs that address gender equality and create opportunities to share the…

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Farm Radio announces new gender equality award in memory of Liz Hughes

By Farm Radio International | Oct 5, 2018

It is with great sadness Farm Radio International is saying goodbye to board member Liz Hughes. Liz died of complications due to breast cancer in…

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Building Accra: Encouraging women and youth to enter residential construction sector

By Farm Radio International | Jul 17, 2018

Madam Eunice Ado, who teaches welding and fabrication at GRATIS Foundation Ghana is booming. Residential construction in the Greater Accra Region — a loud, crowded,…

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It takes a village: Engaging men, women & youth in ‘women’s issues’

By Farm Radio International | Jul 11, 2018

“It takes a village to raise a child.” This proverb has many important meanings, but one related truth is that maternal, newborn and children’s health…

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Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a cellphone as part of the project with Farm Radio International.

Interactive Radio: A powerful tool to amplify women’s voices in public spaces

By Farm Radio International | Mar 7, 2018

Elinora Shayo from Kikwe village, Tanzania, calls her local radio station to share her experience with bean farming. Her community listening group was given a…

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A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

A five-part drama for radio broadcasters that discusses gender and beans

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Women around the world face similar challenges, which are being brought to light in the #metoo era. Women in African villages are also confronted with…

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Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

Q&A on women and food security with Kawinzi Muiu of the World Food Programme

By Farm Radio International | Mar 6, 2018

Recently, Kawinzi Muiu sat down with Barza Wire to discuss the role of women in ensuring food security and nutrition for families across Africa. Ms.…

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From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

From farm to fork: Reaching 4 million farmers to strengthen their role in the ag value chain

By Farm Radio International | Feb 2, 2018

From farm to fork, food travels far to be transformed from a seed to a plant to a delicious dish. And farmers play a key…

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Voices from the field: The struggle of women rearing guinea fowl

By Farm Radio International | Jan 2, 2018

Theodora Kubaje has lived in the Upper East Region of Ghana for most of her life. She’s been a dynamic voice in her village for…

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Dorothy Okello

Farm Radio hosts gender and ICT for development expert Dr. Dorothy Okello

By Farm Radio International | Sep 7, 2017

Earlier this month, we had the pleasure of hosting Ugandan engineer, academic, and activist, Dr. Dorothy Okello at our Canadian headquarters in Ottawa. Dr. Okello…

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