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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 July, 2008

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #30, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #30, Past Issues

Senegal: Drip irrigation boosts dry season production (Christian Science Monitor)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #30, Past Issues

2. Botswana: Single woman farmer is an advocate for others (Mmegi/The Reporter)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #30, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on drip irrigation:

Posted in: Issue #30, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on single woman farmer:

Posted in: Issue #30, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 22, 2008: Recently-announced deadline for One World fellowship

Posted in: Issue #30, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Resource kit on women in micro-enterprises – now available in French

Posted in: Issue #30, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio’s Managing Editor to meet with partners in West Africa

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #30, Past Issues

Supply water directly to plant roots with pitcher and drip irrigation

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #30, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #29, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #29, Past Issues

1. Kenya: Herders oppose controversial sugarcane project (The Nation, various other sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #29, Past Issues

2. Africa: High food, fuel costs make draught power more appealing (New Era, The Namibian, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, New Agriculturalist)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #29, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on controversial sugarcane project:

Posted in: Issue #29, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on draught power:

Posted in: Issue #29, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

July 31, 2008: Deadline to apply for sponsorship to “Better Science Reporting” Workshop

Posted in: Issue #29, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Guides for online audio

Posted in: Issue #29, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Here’s your chance to shape the future of FRW!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #29, Past Issues

Appropriate farming tools for African women farmers

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #29, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #28, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #28, Past Issues

1. Cameroon: Farmers find manure a good substitute for expensive chemical fertilizers (By Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #28, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Improved seeds improve livelihoods for women’s group (New Vision, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT))

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

Notes to broadcasters on manure fertilizer

Posted in: Issue #28, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on improved seeds

Posted in: Issue #28, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

July 10, 2008: Deadline to apply for investigative journalism workshop at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Posted in: Issue #28, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Illuminating voices – audio stories available for free download

Posted in: Issue #28, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Scriptwriting winners to participate in climate change seminar

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #28, Past Issues

Improve manure to make better fertilizer

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #28, Past Issues