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Farm Radio International’s work highlighted in WHO bulletin

“Tuning in to secure food” is the title of a two-page article in the February 2011 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization. The article features the work of Farm Radio International in Uganda.

The article addresses progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal One: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. It suggests that new thinking and new technologies are needed. It gives the example of Farm Radio International’s work in helping to create interactive and entertaining radio programs on agriculture themes selected by local farmers. These shows are generated by radio station staff, rooted in the local agricultural context, and broadcast in the local language.

Read the full article online:

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/2/11-020211/en/index.html

Or download the pdf version:

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/2/11-020211.pdf

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