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Archive for September, 2008

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #38, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #38, Past Issues

1. South Africa: Farmers reject GM potato (African Agriculture, IOL, Meridian Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #38, Past Issues

2. Africa: Traditional fruit appeals to new tastes (Mail & Guardian Online)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #38, Past Issues

3. West Africa: Lumpy skin disease detected in cattle (Panapress)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #38, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on GM potatoes:

Posted in: Issue #38, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on baobab:

Posted in: Issue #38, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

November 15, 2008: Deadline for submissions to knowledge sharing awards

Posted in: Issue #38, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

The sounds of nature – available online!

Posted in: Issue #38, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Rice scripts are online and in the mail

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #38, Past Issues

Select only your best rice seed with flotation and manual sorting

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #38, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #37, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #37, Past Issues

1. West Africa: A pinch of fertilizer goes a long way (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, SciDev.Net, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #37, Past Issues

2. 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 #37, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on micro-dosing:

Posted in: Issue #37, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on local rice production:

Posted in: Issue #37, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

October 5-9, 2008: Banana 2008 conference to be held in Mombasa, Kenya

Posted in: Issue #37, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Utilizing community media to fight poverty in a digital age

Posted in: Issue #37, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

AFRRI stations participate in hands-on training

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #37, Past Issues

Micro-doses of fertilizer increase yields in the Sahel

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #37, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue#36, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue#36, Past Issues

Niger: Woman with disability proves her productivity through gardening (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue#36, Past Issues

Uganda: Simple trap could save cotton crops (New Vision, Fibre2fashion News Desk, SciDev.Net)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue#36, Past Issues

Notes to broadcaster on disabled gardener:

Posted in: Issue#36, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcaster on bollworm trap:

Posted in: Issue#36, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

October 13-15, 2008: MobileActive08 event in Johannesburg, South Africa

Posted in: Issue#36, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Key principles for the disability conscious journalist

Posted in: Issue#36, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio partners raise awareness of women and girls’ health issues

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue#36, Past Issues

Radio Spots: Can you control pests without pesticides?

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue#36, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Intro, Issue #35, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #35, Past Issues

1. Southern Africa: Conservation methods help farmers cope with climate change, high fertilizer costs (New Era, UN Integrated Regional Information Networks

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #35, Past Issues

2. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Women farmers process cassava to improve their livelihoods (Syfia Grands-Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #35, Past Issues

3. Ghana: Use of harmful food additives on the rise (Public Agenda, Ghanaian Chronicle)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #35, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on conservation agriculture:

Posted in: Issue #35, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on processing cassava:

Posted in: Issue #35, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on food adulteration:

Posted in: Issue #35, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 17, 2008: Application deadline for joint reporting workshop on decentralization in DRC

Posted in: Issue #35, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

What should a field recording kit consist of?

Posted in: Issue #35, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

All about manure: Audio version of award-winning scripts to be produced and distributed

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #35, Past Issues

New rice variety for Africa to save wetlands in Uganda

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #35, Past Issues