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Archive for May, 2008

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #22, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #22, Past Issues

1. Nigeria: Food poisonings a grim reminder to store beans and grains safely (Various Nigerian newspapers, UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, UN Food and Agriculture Organization)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #22, Past Issues

2. East Africa: Indigenous vegetables make a comeback (New Vision, New Agriculturalist)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #22, Past Issues

3. Sudan: Watermelons a sign of peace between farmers and herders (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #22, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on food-storage pesticides:

Posted in: Issue #22, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on traditional vegetables:

Posted in: Issue #22, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on resolving conflict:

Posted in: Issue #22, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

July 14-18: International news course for francophone African journalists

Posted in: Issue #22, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Harnessing new technologies for Farm Radio (by Mark Leclair, Farm Radio International intern)

Posted in: Issue #22, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

FRW community members among the winners of continent-wide scriptwriting competition

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #22, Past Issues

Protect Stored Grain from Beetle Damage

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #22, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #21, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #21, Past Issues

Africa: Some reasons for and proposed solutions to the rising price of food (Jeune Afrique, Agence France-Presse, and UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Senegal: Farmers question government plan for “agricultural revival” (by Idy Sy Diop, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Dakar, Senegal)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Cameroon: Farmers say financial support is needed to boost production (By Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Civil society plans three-day strike (Agence France-Presse, Radio France Internationale)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Mauritania: Government provides free, subsidized food (Agence France-Presse, Radio France Internationale)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Somalia: Many families survive on one meal a day (World Food Programme, UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Malawi: Country bans maize export to ensure food supply (African Press Agency, Reuters)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #21, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the rising price of food

Posted in: Issue #21, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

June 3-5: FAO conference on world food security

Posted in: Issue #21, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Rising price of food: a few links to help you research

Posted in: Issue #21, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Market news from MEGA FM

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #21, Past Issues

Ekua makes a budget

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #21, Past Issues