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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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Many faces of mental health awareness: Part 2

Oct 8, 2015

There are many amazing individuals in Malawi and Tanzania who have helped to de-stigmatize mental illness and ensure those suffering from mental illness have access…

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Youth learning about, discussing their mental health with help from the radio

Oct 5, 2015

Members of the Lilongwe-based Nkhawa Njee listening club at Cayo. Tamanda Roy Meja in green and Amos Chinangws behind her. Each Monday, youth clubs across…

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The many faces of mental health awareness: Part 1

Sep 16, 2015

There are many amazing individuals in Malawi and Tanzania who have helped to destigmatize mental illness and ensure those suffering from mental illness have access…

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Audio postcard: Rapping about mental health to break down stigma

Jun 17, 2015

The St. John’s Secondary School Youth Club, led by Jasper Magombo, presented a rap about mental health at Farm Radio Trust’s Open Day on Mental…

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