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Archive for December, 2008

Greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue #49, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #49, Past Issues

1. Ethiopia: Hundreds of thousands of hectares of land available for foreign investment, prime minister says (Inter Press Service, Arab News, The Guardian, Reuters, New Scientist)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #49, Past Issues

2. Namibia: Bushmen return to ancestral lands (Agence France Presse)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #49, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on foreign-owned farmland:

Posted in: Issue #49, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on return to ancestral lands:

Posted in: Issue #49, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

April 1, 2009: Deadline to apply for human rights journalism fellowship

Posted in: Issue #49, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 1: Topical thinking

Posted in: Issue #49, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

AFRRI Update – Radio practitioners participate in training

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #49, Past Issues

Late Blight of Potato

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #49, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #48, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #48, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Group marketing restores farmer profits after conflict (LEISA Magazine – Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #48, Past Issues

2. Africa: Bumper harvests translate into lower prices for farmers (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, Reuters)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #48, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on group marketing:

Posted in: Issue #48, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on bumper harvest:

Posted in: Issue #48, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

April 1, 2009: Deadline to apply for RNTC course on educational programming

Posted in: Issue #48, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Chadian journalist confronts custom of child marriage

Posted in: Issue #48, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

AFRRI radio stations write scripts for new package

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #48, Past Issues

“Tichitepo kanthu pakusamalira madz! (Let’s do something about water and sanitation!)”

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #48, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue #47, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #47, Past Issues

1. Kenya: Will high-end coffee produce higher incomes? (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #47, Past Issues

2. Zimbabwe: Government promotes open-pollinated seeds over hybrids (African Agriculture)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #47, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on coffee branding:

Posted in: Issue #47, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on open-pollinated seeds:

Posted in: Issue #47, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

December 11-12, 2008: La Via Campesina to demonstrate at UN convention

Posted in: Issue #47, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Fun (and important) potato facts at your fingertips

Posted in: Issue #47, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio puts potatoes in the spotlight

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #47, Past Issues

Mr. or Mrs. Potato of the Year!

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #47, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #46, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #46, Past Issues

Mali: Campaign for biodiesel intensifies but farmers remain cautious (by Idy Sy Diop, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Dakar, Senegal)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #46, Past Issues

Côte d’Ivoire: Concerned about avian flu, poultry farmers diversify with rabbits (Fraternité Matin)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #46, Past Issues

Burundi: Farmers revive cassava with help of disease-free cuttings (UN Food and Agriculture Organization)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #46, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on jatrohpa:

Posted in: Issue #46, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on rabbit farming:

Posted in: Issue #46, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on disease-free cassava:

Posted in: Issue #46, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

December 18: Celebrate International Migrants Day with the Radio 1812 Event!

Posted in: Issue #46, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Guides to operating a sustainable, and meaningful, radio station

Posted in: Issue #46, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Should your radio organization become a Farm Radio International partner?

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #46, Past Issues

Diversify crops to keep your family healthy

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #46, Past Issues