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Archive for April, 2008

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #20, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #20, Past Issues

1. Patience for organic farming pays off (By Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #20, Past Issues

2. Namibia: Oyster farmers fight red tide (The Namibian, New Era)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #20, Past Issues

3. Kenya: Government to distribute inputs to farmers affected by post-election violence (Agence France-Presse)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #20, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on organic farming

Posted in: Issue #20, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on oyster farming

Posted in: Issue #20, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on inputs for Kenyan farmers

Posted in: Issue #20, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

May 2-3: World Press Freedom Day 2008 Conference in Mozambique

Posted in: Issue #20, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Survey of press legislation of Africa

Posted in: Issue #20, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Dzimwe Community Radio produces programs for farmers and fishers

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #20, Past Issues

Farmers can earn income producing compost

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #20, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #19, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #19, Past Issues

1. Four-day crisis causes long-term disruption in poultry industry (By Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #19, Past Issues

2. Ivory Coast: Unsafe pesticide use endangers farmers (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #19, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on crisis affecting poultry industry:

Posted in: Issue #19, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on unsafe pesticide use:

Posted in: Issue #19, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

October 6-10: “Communication is Peace” conference in South Africa

Posted in: Issue #19, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

A checklist for conflict sensitive journalism

Posted in: Issue #19, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio consultant talks to Congolese and Rwandan broadcasters about FRW

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #19, Past Issues

Updated Farm Radio International website is easier to navigate

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #19, Past Issues

What is integrated pest management?

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #19, Past Issues

Welcome to all readers!

Posted in: Intro, Issue# 18, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue# 18, Past Issues

1. Malawi: Adding value sweetens profits for honey producers (Farm Radio Weekly, Commonwealth News and Information Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue# 18, Past Issues

2. Burundi: Rice bran can substitute for chemical fertilizer (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue# 18, Past Issues

3. Uganda: Walking tractors save time and money (Farm Radio Weekly, New Vision)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue# 18, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on honey products:

Posted in: Issue# 18, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on rice bran:

Posted in: Issue# 18, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on walking tractors:

Posted in: Issue# 18, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

May 6-9: Free course on ICTs for development

Posted in: Issue# 18, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Online course on interviewing for radio

Posted in: Issue# 18, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

DCFRN is now Farm Radio International

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue# 18, Past Issues

Stakeholders forum initiates Farm Radio Network of Malawi

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue# 18, Past Issues

Improved honey production and processing in dryland Kenya

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue# 18, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #17, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #17, Past Issues

1. Nigeria: Group advocates for women farmers’ rights (By Greg Modestus, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Nigeria)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #17, Past Issues

2. Ghana: Farmers say gold mine would disrupt their livelihoods (Public Agenda, Oxfam America)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #17, Past Issues

3. Kenya: Butterfly farming takes wing (The Nation)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #17, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on women’s rights:

Posted in: Issue #17, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on farmers opposing mine

Posted in: Issue #17, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on butterfly farming:

Posted in: Issue #17, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

April 14-25: Two-week radio editing course offered in Nairobi

Posted in: Issue #17, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

A guide for using drama scripts

Posted in: Issue #17, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Workshop introduces Ugandan broadcasters to FRW (Contributed by Emily Arayo, National Coordinator for AFRRI Uganda)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #17, Past Issues

Maternal health drama

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #17, Past Issues

Maternal health drama, part 1

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #17, Past Issues

Maternal health drama, part 2

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #17, Past Issues