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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 January, 2008

Hello to All!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #8, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #8, Past Issues

East Africa: Small-scale farmers use “push-pull” approach to control pests without chemicals (Africa Science News Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #8, Past Issues

Rwanda: Farmers boost profits with “coffee bikes” (Edmonton Journal and projectrwanda.org)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #8, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on push-pull pest control:

Posted in: Issue #8, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on Coffee Bikes:

Posted in: Issue #8, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

February 4, 2008 – Deadline to apply for “Soaps & Society” course at RNTC

Posted in: Issue #8, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Media Resource Pack on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Posted in: Issue #8, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Share your opinion about DCFRN’s services!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #8, Past Issues

The “Push-Pull” Approach to Controlling Stem Borers in Maize

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #8, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #7, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #7, Past Issues

African Farm News in Review

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #7, Past Issues

1. Mali: Campaign for biodiesel intensifies but farmers remain cautious

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #7, Past Issues

2. Kenya: Violence forces farmers to flee, threatens food supply (Various Sources, allAfrica.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #7, Past Issues

3. Africa: United Nations acts to boost food production this season (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #7, Past Issues

4. Africa: Cell phones help farmers and traders do business more efficiently (Farm Radio Weekly, AfricaNews.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #7, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on jatropha and biodiesel:

Posted in: Issue #7, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on violence in Kenya:

Posted in: Issue #7, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on FAO fund:

Posted in: Issue #7, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on mobile phones and agriculture:

Posted in: Issue #7, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #7, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

March 10-18, 2008: “Biofuels Grad School” for small-scale producers

Posted in: Issue #7, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio Resource Bank

Posted in: Issue #7, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Talk shows and soap operas for peace

Posted in: Issue #7, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN Action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #7, Past Issues

Mega FM promotes conflict resolution in northern Uganda

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #7, Past Issues

DCFRN script of the week

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #7, Past Issues

“Survival” Crops Provide Food During Times of Need

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #7, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #6, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #6, Past Issues

African Farm News in Review

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #6, Past Issues

1. Senegal: Farmers fear Economic Partnership Agreements with Europe threaten their livelihoods

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #6, Past Issues

2. Nigeria: Farmers test best millet varieties for dry conditions (allAfrica.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #6, Past Issues

3. Burundi: Toxic pesticides threaten health and environment (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #6, Past Issues

4. Uganda: Groundnut sheller saves time, boosts profits (New Vision and Agroinnovations Podcast)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #6, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on Economic Parternship Agreements:

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on Millet testing:

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on toxic pesticides:

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on Universal Nut Shellers:

Posted in: Issue #6, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #6, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

August 11-15, 2008: OURMedia 7: Identity, Inclusion, Innovation

Posted in: Issue #6, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio Resource Bank

Posted in: Issue #6, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Using Radio to Help Communities Talk

Posted in: Issue #6, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN Action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #6, Past Issues

FRW Plans Series on Conflict and Food

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #6, Past Issues

DCFRN script of the week

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #6, Past Issues

Comparing Crop Varieties: Start Small, Go Slowly

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #6, Past Issues

Happy New Year to All!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #5, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #5, Past Issues

African Farm News in Review

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #5, Past Issues

1. Southern Africa: Floods present risk to health and crops (United Nations Integrated Regional Information Network, AllAfrica.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #5, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Women fishers break traditions (New Vision)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #5, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters

Posted in: Issue #5, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on flooding in southern Africa:

Posted in: Issue #5, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on women fishers:

Posted in: Issue #5, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Upcoming Events

Posted in: Issue #5, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

January 26, 2008 – Global Day of Action: “Another World is Possible”

Posted in: Issue #5, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio resource bank

Posted in: Issue #5, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

One World Radio Africa offers an audio exchange forum

Posted in: Issue #5, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN action

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #5, Past Issues

“Climate Change Adaptation Goes Soap!” – Workshop for new radio drama held in Abuja

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #5, Past Issues

DCFRN script of the Week

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #5, Past Issues

Stop FGC

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #5, Past Issues