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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 August, 2008

A warm welcome to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #34, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #34, Past Issues

1. Burkina Faso: Burkinabe farmers say food comes before fuel (by Nourou-Dhine Salouka/Jade Productions for Farm Radio Weekly in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #34, Past Issues

2. Africa: Wastewater in urban agriculture is harmful to health, but it also ensures subsistence for urban poor (IWMI, CBC Dispatches, Le Monde, One World)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #34, Past Issues

3. Democratic Republic of the Congo: A country that loves fish rebuilds its fish industry (Toronto Star, World Bank)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #34, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on jatropha:

Posted in: Issue #34, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the use of wastewater in urban agriculture:

Posted in: Issue #34, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on rebuilding fish industry:

Posted in: Issue #34, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 11-13, 2008: Media & Development Forum in Burkina Faso

Posted in: Issue #34, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

What are the main considerations in selecting field recording equipment?

Posted in: Issue #34, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

It’s not too late to have your voice heard in the FRW subscriber survey!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #34, Past Issues

Mangoes to the rescue: A local response to climate change

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #34, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #33, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #33, Past Issues

1. Southern Africa: Some progress towards defending farm workers’ rights (BuaNews, World Socialist Website, New Era, AfricaNews)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #33, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Farmers, scientists encourage preservation of traditional crops (The Monitor)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #33, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farm workers rights:

Posted in: Issue #33, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on traditional crops:

Posted in: Issue #33, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 30, 2008: Apply for scholarships to study journalism in South Africa

Posted in: Issue #33, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Looking for a journalism fellowship? Here’s the place to start

Posted in: Issue #33, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio makes strong showing at OUR MEDIA 7 (by Modibo Coulibaly and Benjamin Fiafor)

Posted in: Issue #33, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Fissel farmers don’t pick up straw after harvesting, a method that protects land from heat

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #33, Past Issues

Warm Greetings to All!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #32, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #32, Past Issues

1. Africa: “Death of Doha” – What does it mean for small scale farmers? (The Monitor, Afrik.com, La Via Campesina, Reuters, Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #32, Past Issues

2. Liberia: Cocoa farmers supported to rebuild livelihoods following civil war (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, The Analyst, Reuters)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #32, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on “Death of Doha”

Posted in: Issue #32, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on post-conflict cocoa farming:

Posted in: Issue #32, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 25, 2008: Apply for environmental training course for journalists

Posted in: Issue #32, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Pambazuka News focuses on “The food crisis and the destruction of African agriculture”

Posted in: Issue #32, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Winning scripts are in the mail

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #32, Past Issues

Rainfall retention protects soil

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #32, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #31, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #31, Past Issues

1. Ethiopia: Commodity exchange encourages farmers to produce more and better crops (Blog World Hunger, International Food Policy Research Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #31, Notes to Broadcasters

2. Nigeria: Bird flu detected in two poultry markets (CIDRAP News, Daily Champion, Leadership, Africa Radio Drama Association)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #31, Past Issues

3. Ghana: Coconut harvesters see their livelihoods affected by lethal yellowing disease (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #31, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Ethiopia Commodity Exchange:

Posted in: Issue #31, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on avian flu:

Posted in: Issue #31, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on coconut lethal yellowing disease:

Posted in: Issue #31, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 2, 2008: Apply to cover the International EcoHealth Forum in Mexico

Posted in: Issue #31, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Communication Initiative Network shares experiences on avian flu reporting

Posted in: Issue #31, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio produces new research on rural radio

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #31, Past Issues

Biosecurity – A new way to look at avian flu prevention

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #31, Past Issues