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Celebrating radio across Africa : World Radio Day 2020

Mar 12, 2020

Farm Radio International’s staff spent World Radio Day doing their best work to make radio a powerful tool for development and change.

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Uganda Community Green Radio: Winner of the 2020 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Mar 6, 2020

The Nyinabwenge women’s program on Uganda Community Green Radio is excelling at amplifying the voices of rural women.

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Radio is a powerful force in addressing gender equality

Radio: A powerful force in addressing gender inequality

Feb 4, 2020

In Senegal, women are listening to a new type of radio program: one that addresses the topics they choose, and makes a difference in their daily lives.

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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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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 hold cellphones

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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From farm to air

From farm to air: the making of a radio program

Jun 13, 2019

We tagged alongside Abdul Mohammed Dahim, a broadcaster with Radio 123 in Tamale, Ghana, to interview farmers for an upcoming radio program.

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International Women's Day Ethiopia

It’s not all celebration: Farm Radio Ethiopia tackles gender equality at a staff level

Apr 4, 2019

Recently our team in Ethiopia marked International Women’s Day with a reception celebrating the unique contributions women in the office are making every day. Women in the office shared different perspectives and experiences in their own lives.

Kidist Kebede explains how the experiences shared on International Women’s Day have sparked change within her own office in this audio postcard.

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Voice of Kigezi, winner of the 2019 Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio

Winner of the inaugural Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio: Voice of Kigezi, Uganda

Mar 8, 2019

B’Omugaiga, a program broadcast on the Voice of Kigezi, is the 2019 and inagural winner of the Liz Hughes Award for Her Farm Radio. This new award recognizes radio programs that address issues of gender equality and create opportunities to share voices of rural women.

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Amplifying women's voices

Women have their say thanks to new sustainable radio programming in Ghana

Mar 6, 2019

Inside the studio at Royals FM in Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana, radio presenters Regina Gyabea and Mary Ajyapong are in full…

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