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Farm Radio and CODE to co-lead a new project on sexual and reproductive health rights in Malawi

Dec 8, 2021

Two Canadian NGOs, Farm Radio International and CODE are working together on a new project that aims to improve access to health information and services for teenage girls and young women in Malawi.

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Bridging the extension gap with radio

Dec 6, 2021

Radio programs in Malawi have helped farmers access agricultural extension support in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WATCH | A pandemic of misinformation: Radio and COVID-19 in Africa

Oct 15, 2021

Watch Farm Radio staff and broadcasters from Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi and Uganda as they discuss the current reality of COVID-19 in their countries — and the work radio is doing to keep communities safe.

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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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Keeping crucial radio stations on air in face of COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Thanks to additional funding from Canada, Farm Radio International will support broadcasters who provide essential pandemic-related information to remote and rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Tuning In Fall 2018

Tuning in: Read our 2018 fall issue

Oct 10, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases some of our efforts to combat the Fall armyworm — a destructive invasive species new to the African continent.…

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Close to home: Fall armyworm leaves none untouched

Oct 5, 2018

Rex Chapota, Farm Radio International’s Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, calls himself a “weekend farmer.” From eight till five, Monday to Friday, he…

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Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainabl

Celebrating the power of radio to scale sustainably

Feb 15, 2018

Watch our webinar to explore the challenges and successes of scale and sustainability with ICT-enabled projects. At Farm Radio International, our work requires great partnerships…

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Just a phone call away for farmers in Malawi facing Fall armyworm

Nov 29, 2017

In Malawi, farmers have already been hit hard by Fall armyworm. In August, farmers had reported more than 140,000 hectares of maize ravaged by the…

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Farmers in Malawi turn to community radio for information about cassava mosaic disease

Apr 20, 2017

Members of the Chitontho Farmers Club gather in the Nkhotakota district of Malawi’s Central Region. Sitting in the shade of her grass-thatched house, cassava farmer Achipera Nankambi recalls…

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