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Junmai Emmanuel stands in her potato field

COVID-19: Radio keeps farmers and families fed

Sep 14, 2020

For farmers like Junmai Emmanuel, radio has proven a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing a path to food security.

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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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Radio and food: a recipe for healthy communities

Oct 16, 2019

This World Food Day, it might seem a stretch to say radio has anything to do with food.  How can a device that picks up…

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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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Guinea Fowl Evaluation

How an odd little bird is helping farmers in Ghana make a living

Dec 12, 2018

In October, the Farm Radio International team in Tamale, Ghana, conducted a five day evaluation of the BRIDGE, or Bridging Rural Information Dissemination through Dialogue…

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Achieving zero hunger through radio programs on guinea fowl

Oct 15, 2018

This World Food Day, we’re showcasing one of our projects that shows how basic agriculture information can not only help farmers raise nutritious animals for…

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We’ve ‘bean’ on a mission — to improve legumes!

Oct 5, 2018

It’s no secret that when people work together, the results are better than those working alone. In 2015, Farm Radio International, alongside several other organizations,…

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Tuning In: Read our spring edition

May 25, 2018

This edition of Tuning In showcases one of our impactful and innovative radio formats: cooking shows. These shows discuss the importance of nutrition in engaging…

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Learning to cook quality protein maize

Apr 25, 2018

Listen to part of a cooking show, which aired on four radio stations in three languages in Ethiopia. Across Africa, many families rely on maize…

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Radio helps farmers find better buyers for orange-fleshed sweet potato

Apr 18, 2018

It’s a happy day for Linet Nalugo Musana. She straightens up to take a short break from harvesting, holding a hoe and a potato in…

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