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Farm Radio Weekly is a news and information service for rural radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It is published by Farm Radio International.

Archive for December, 2007

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #4, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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African Farm News in Review

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1. East Africa: US $13 million project aims to connect small-scale farmers with supplies (Various Sources)

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2. Africa: Curing vanilla adds value, improves profits for farmers (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, New Vision, AllAfrica.com)

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Notes to Broadcasters

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Notes to Broadcasters on Agro-dealer Initiative:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Vanilla curing:

Posted in: Issue #4, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #4, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

New deadline for UNICEF radio drama competition

Posted in: Issue #4, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio Resource Bank

Posted in: Issue #4, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Free radio programs aim to fight poverty

Posted in: Issue #4, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN Action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #4, Past Issues

New resources for scriptwriting competition on climate change

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #4, Past Issues

DCFRN script of the week

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #4, Past Issues

Fonio

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #4, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #3, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues

African Farm News in Review

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #3, Past Issues

1. West Africa: Rising cereal prices welcomed by farmers, but raise concern among authorities, written by Idy Sy Diop, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Dakar

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2. Africa: The promise and potential perils of biofuels (Various Sources)

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3. Benin: The Moringa oleifera tree helps people living with HIV regain their strength (Farm Radio Weekly, Agence France Press, and AllAfrica.com)

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4. Uganda: Egg shells can be a source of calcium – and profit (The Monitor)

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Notes to Broadcasters

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Notes to Broadcasters on Cereal Prices:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Biofuels:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Moringa oleifera:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Egg Shells:

Posted in: Issue #3, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

May 18-21, 2008 – Leading Businesswomen of Africa Forum

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September 3-5, 2008 – World Agricultural Forum

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Radio Resource Bank

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

MP3 player keeps Mudzi Wathu Community Radio Station on the air

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Free audio available on FAO website

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN Action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #3, Past Issues

New script package focuses on rural women’s health issues

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #3, Past Issues

Congratulations to Pacôme Tomètissi of ReJPoD!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #3, Past Issues

NEW TECHNOLOGY SAVES MUDZIWATHU COMMUNITY RADIO STATION IN MCHINJI

Posted in: Issue #3, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #2, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues

African Farm News in Review

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #2, Past Issues

1. Africa: Re-discovery of traditional crops helps farmers cope with climate change (Farm Radio Weekly)

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2. Indonesia: “Adaptation Fund” on the table at UN Convention (Various Sources)

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3. Kenya: Controlled grazing can rehabilitate dry rangelands (Business Daily)

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4. Zambia: Control measures target destructive weed (Inter Press Service)

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5. Kenya: Government preparing to fight Desert Locusts (Business Daily)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #2, Past Issues

6. Sudan: FAO works to control Rift Valley Fever in livestock (Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #2, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters

Posted in: Issue #2, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on traditional crops:

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Notes to Broadcasters on controlled grazing:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Mimosa Pigra:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Rift Valley Fever:

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Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

December 18 – Radio 1812 marks International Migrants Day

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio Resource Bank

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Resource Kit on Women in Micro-Enterprises

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Live from Africa: A Handbook for African Radio Journalists

Posted in: Issue #2, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #2, Past Issues

AFRRI coordinator helps DCFRN network grow in Western Africa

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #2, Past Issues

DCFRN Presses Canadian Government to Take Action Against Climate Change

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #2, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #1, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly

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Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #1, Past Issues

East Africa: Locusts destroy crops and pastures in Kenya, threaten farm lands in Sudan (Various UN Sources)

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West Africa: Countries step up measures to combat bird flu (Agence France Presse, Daily Trust, and Ghanaian Chronicle)

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Senegal: Low cost white fly traps save mango crops (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)

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Gabon: Poor road conditions hamper banana industry (Gabonews)

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Uganda: Fruit cannery drives demand (The Monitor)

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Africa: Tiny but powerful – bees and chilies can keep elephants away from crops (Various Sources)

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Notes to Broadcasters on Locusts:

Posted in: Issue #1, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on Bird Flu:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Mango Fly Traps:

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Notes to Broadcasters on Elephants:

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November 25-December 10 – 16 Days of Radio Activism Against Gender Violence

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December 3-14 – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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Posted in: Issue #1, Radio Resource Bank

Free and Open Source Audio Software

Posted in: Issue #1, Radio Resource Bank

E-Learning course in broadcast journalism basics

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Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #1

Scriptwriting Competition on Climate Change

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #1