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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 February, 2008

Warm Greetings to All!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #12, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #12, Past Issues

1. Africa: Vitally-important wild fruits on the decline (National Research Council)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #12, Past Issues

2. Ivory Coast: Fighting the swollen shoot virus (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #12, Past Issues

3. Rwanda: 5,000 farmers contracted to grow maize for beer (The East African)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #12, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on wild fruits:

Posted in: Issue #12, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on swollen shoot virus:

Posted in: Issue #12, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on maize for beer:

Posted in: Issue #12, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

March 16: Deadline for submission to SEED Awards

Posted in: Issue #12, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Youth Radio for Peacebuilding: a guide

Posted in: Issue #12, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Introduction to the African Farm Radio Research Initiative

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #12, Past Issues

The Importance of Security Crops

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #12, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #11, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #11, Past Issues

1. Africa: Farming improves refugees’ food security and self-sufficiency (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #11, Past Issues

2. Sudan: Treadle pumps boost dry-season farming (Science Daily and UNDP-Soudan)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #11, Past Issues

3. South Africa: Community gardens help women pensioners maintain their independence (allAfrica.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #11, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on refugees farming:

Posted in: Issue #11, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on treadle pumps and dry-season farming:

Posted in: Issue #11, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on community gardens:

Posted in: Issue #11, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

March 31, 2008 – Deadline for nominations: Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life

Posted in: Issue #11, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Women Talk Peace radio programs available for free download

Posted in: Issue #11, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Radio Maendeleo “clubs” encourage peace and development in Eastern Congo

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #11, Past Issues

An Innovative Farmer Grows Food for Refugees

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #11, Past Issues

Greetings from the FRW Team!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #10, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #10, Past Issues

Africa: Reintegration of ex-combatants through agriculture (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #10, Past Issues

Mali: Cooking oil used by most Malians found to be toxic (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #10, Past Issues

South Africa: Ancient brew has Eastern Cape buzzing with employment opportunities (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #10, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on ex-combatants and agriculture:

Posted in: Issue #10, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on toxic oil:

Posted in: Issue #10, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on mead (honey wine):

Posted in: Issue #10, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

February 29, 2008: Deadline for submitting a proposal to OURMedia 7

Posted in: Issue #10, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Creating participatory radio drama with children

Posted in: Issue #10, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio Weekly needs your input to mark International Women’s Day!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #10, Past Issues

Keeping Food Safe

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #10, Past Issues

Warm Greetings to All!

Posted in: Issue #9, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #9, Past Issues

1. Liberia: Farmers rebuild agriculture sector against the odds (allAfrica.com)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #9, Past Issues

2. Mali: Women traders play crucial role in providing locally-adapted seeds (International Food Policy Research Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #9, Past Issues

3. Burkina Faso: Cotton and shea producers satisfy Western taste for organic products (Agence France-Presse)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #9, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on rebuilding Liberia:

Posted in: Issue #9, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on seed traders:

Posted in: Issue #9, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on organic cotton and shea:

Posted in: Issue #9, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

March 15, 2008 – Deadline for scriptwriting competition on climate change

Posted in: Issue #9, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Financial Sustainability Model for Community Radio Stations In Southern Africa

Posted in: Issue #9, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN partners publishes commentary on roots of violence in Kenya

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #9, Past Issues

Rural women process and sell shea butter

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #9, Past Issues