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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.

Farm Radio Weekly

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

African Farm News in Review

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

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

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

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