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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Rural women Listening Group

Broadcasters chat online about interactive radio — and the challenges of engaging women

May 8, 2017

Over four weeks in February and March, more than 150 radio broadcasters from 23 countries gathered online for an in-depth discussion about interactive radio, exchanging…

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