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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 June, 2008

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #27, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #27, Past Issues

Benin: Farmers learn to work with an uncertain climate (Farm Radio Weekly, International Development Research Centre)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #27, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Livestock farmers adapt to new climate (Zimbabwe Standard)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #27, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farmers adapting to climate change:

Posted in: Issue #27, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 10-12, 2008: Gender and Media summit in South Africa

Posted in: Issue #27, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn on Africa

Posted in: Issue #27, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio partner speaks to Canadians about the power of community radio

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #27, Past Issues

Farmers have important knowledge about weather and environmental change

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #27, Past Issues

Dear FRW readers,

Posted in: Issue #26, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #26, Past Issues

1. Africa: Re-discovery of traditional crops helps farmers cope with climate change (Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #26, Past Issues

2. Kenya: Controlled grazing can rehabilitate dry rangelands (Business Daily)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #26, Past Issues

3. Senegal: Low cost white fly traps save mango crops (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #26, Past Issues

4. Africa: Tiny but powerful – bees and chilies can keep elephants away from crops (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #26, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on traditional crops:

Posted in: Issue #26, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on controlled grazing:

Posted in: Issue #26, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Mango Fly Traps:

Posted in: Issue #26, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on elephants:

Posted in: Issue #26, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 8-10: Highway Africa conference tackles citizen journalism

Posted in: Issue #26, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Live from Africa: A Handbook for African Radio Journalists

Posted in: Issue #26, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International urges Canadian Prime Minister to commit to agriculture at G8 Summit

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #26, Past Issues

Does your community need a seed bank?

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #26, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #25, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly

Posted in: Issue #25, Past Issues

1. Niger: Farmers plant trees to slow desert’s advance (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #25, Past Issues

2. Uganda: The fruits of innovation – Ugandan company wins green energy award (by Joshua Kyalimpa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #25, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on combatting desertification:

Posted in: Issue #25, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on green energy award:

Posted in: Issue #25, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 1, 2008: Deadline for submissions to Commonwealth Broadcasting Association awards

Posted in: Issue #25, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

UNEP publishes “Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment”

Posted in: Issue #25, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio collaborator talks to international business leaders about climate change

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #25, Past Issues

Rehabilitating degraded land: Planting trees in pits

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #25, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #24, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #24, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Imported rice levies encourage local production (by Joshua Kyalimpa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #24, Past Issues

2. Italy: World leaders look to small-scale farmers, but are they listening to them? (UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Social Forum TV)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #24, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on local rice production:

Posted in: Issue #24, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on FAO summit:

Posted in: Issue #24, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

June 30th, 2008: Deadline to apply for Lorenzo Natali Prize

Posted in: Issue #24, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Audacity: Free and open source audio editing software

Posted in: Issue #24, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Community Radio Start-Up Information Guide now online

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #24

Forming an effective farmers’ cooperative

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #24

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #23, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #23, Past Issues

1. Africa: Urban agriculture provides relief from high food prices (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Herald, New Era)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #23, Past Issues

2. Africa: Dialling up farm info (Farm Radio Weekly, UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #23, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on urban agriculture:

Posted in: Issue #23, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farm info by phone:

Posted in: Issue #23, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

United Kingdom-based internship, fellowship

Posted in: Issue #23, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Canadian radio service provides international news

Posted in: Issue #23, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Radio Voice of the People overcomes repression to provide an alternative view

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #23, Past Issues

Garden on your rooftop

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #23, Past Issues