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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.

Farm Radio Weekly

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly

African Farm News in Review

1. Locusts destroy crops and pastures in Kenya, threaten farm lands in Sudan (Various UN Sources)
2. West Africa: Countries step up measures to combat bird flu (Agence France Presse, Daily Trust, and Ghanaian Chronicle)
3. Senegal: Low cost white fly traps save mango crops (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)
4. Gabon: Poor road conditions hamper banana industry (Gabonews)
5. Uganda: Fruit cannery drives demand (The Monitor)
6. Africa: Tiny but powerful – bees and chilies can keep elephants away from crops (Various Sources)

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