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A Burkinabe broadcaster wearing a face mask sits in front of three computer monitors in a broadcasting studio

Communicating about COVID-19 vaccines on air

Nov 23, 2022

Learn about creative campaigns to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence in sub-Saharan Africa. Based on Farm Radio International’s radio resources, stations developed programs to engage their community in conversation about the virus and vaccine.

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A COVID-19 recovery story: From coast to côte (d’Ivoire)

Jul 21, 2022

In 2021, Farm Radio set out to tackle pandemic recovery by using interactive radio approaches to support 20 value chains in 7 countries.

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This family has changed their mind about giving their daughter away in marriage. Instead, she is finishing her school.

Changing minds about girls’ education

Jul 6, 2022

What happens when one family about to give their daughter away in marriage learns about the importance of education on the radio.

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15 million listeners tune in to weekly programs on gender equality

Mar 1, 2022

More than 90 per cent of people in listening clubs say radio programs have transformed gender norms in their communities thanks to a Farm Radio International project.

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A broadcaster from Radio Salama, a recipient of our COVID-19 relief fund, interviews three women wearing sks

Supporting broadcasters during COVID-19: One year later

Apr 30, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Farm Radio International has supported radio stations in delivering life-saving, accessible messages at-scale to the vulnerable populations who needed them most.

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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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Seydou Camara: 2019 George Atkins Communications Award Winner

Feb 12, 2020

Seydou Camara, of Radio Wassoulou in Mali, is one of the winners of the 2019 George Atkins Communications Award.

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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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Scaling Her Voice on Air

Scaling Her Voice on Air: New project will bring interactive radio to more than 2 million women farmers in West Africa

Feb 20, 2019

Press release With funding from Global Affairs Canada, we will bring improved interactive radio services to Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Senegal, reaching more than…

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