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Filling the void: How radio is serving farmers in Ethiopia during the pandemic

May 14, 2021

When COVID-19 made face-to-face extension impossible, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture called on Farm Radio International to design interactive extension programs to support farmers during the pandemic.

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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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Finding rainfall: Radio, technology and climate change

Feb 2, 2021

Peter Kakanji brushes his teeth, using bristles of a stick as a toothbrush. He looks to the sky for signs of imminent rainfall because he…

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Distance Learning In Crisis: Literacy over the radio

Dec 1, 2020

Farm Radio is using radio to Improve literacy, reading and promote education at a distance in Sierra Leone and Liberia thanks to a new partnership with CODE.

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Our work on COVID-19: A glimpse so far

Jul 16, 2020

In the four months since Farm Radio’s work on COVID-19 began, we’ve connected more than 1,500 broadcasters with key supports so they can serve their communities during this pandemic.

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Watch: Radio journalism in a time of crisis

May 4, 2020

Listen in to our conversation with radio broadcasters from across Africa about the role of journalism during COVID-19.

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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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Playing their part: Men work towards improving women’s health

Oct 1, 2019

Male community listening groups in Burkina Faso are listening to radio programs together, and discussing how they can play their part in improving women’s health.

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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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Climate crisis: Farmers turn to radio

Sep 17, 2019

Farmers in Tanzania are turning to radio for informational tops on climate change and weather forecasts to help deal with the climate crisis.

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