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Archive for January, 2009

Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Liberia: Armyworms invade (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, afrol, UN Food and Agriculture Organization)

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2. Africa: Local food essential for HIV-positive people (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

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3. Eritrea: Fruit and vegetable farmers help create local market (Shabait.com)

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Notes to broadcasters on invading caterpillars:

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Notes to broadcasters on food for HIV-positive people:

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January 26-27, 2009: La Via Campesina speaks for food sovereignty at high-level conference

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 5: Interviewing and well-crafted questions

Posted in: Issue #53, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Seasoned broadcasters provide advice to broadcasters beginning their career

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Community responses to HIV/AIDS

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Welcome to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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West Africa: Pastoralists meet new challenges – in the field and the market (Farm Radio Weekly, CTA)

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South Africa: Farmers warned to guard against locusts (Dispatch Now 24/7, BuaNews)

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Africa: Angola land deal announced; Madagascar land deal on hold (Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph)

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Notes to broadcasters on pastoralism:

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Notes to broadcasters on locusts:

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January 26-27, 2009: “Food Security for All” to be held in Madrid, Spain

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January 31, 2009: New deadline for nominations to press freedom awards

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 4: Formats and program plan

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New scripts on water and potatoes now on-line

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Livestock management practices to cope with climate change

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Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Rwanda: Women seek shared control of family assets (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Kenya: Qatar to grow food on Kenyan soil (Daily Nation, Gulf Times)

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Uganda: Foot and mouth outbreak continues (New Vision, World Organization for Animal Health)

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Notes to broadcasters on family assets:

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February 13, 2009: Deadline to apply for broadcasting excellence awards

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 3: Focus and story idea

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African broadcasters make Canadian news

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Promote gender equality and empower women

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Happy New Year!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Cameroon: Pilot market eliminates middlemen from chicken sales (by Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

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Africa: Women fight for equal land rights (Inter Press Service, International Herald Tribune, Afrique Renouveau)

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Nigeria: IITA releases Striga-resistant maize varieties (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, The Punch)

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Nigeria: Purchase fortified food products, agency advises (Vanguard)

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Notes to broadcasters on chicken markets:

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Notes to broadcasters on women’s land rights:

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February 18-21, 2009: Science Communication Conference in South Africa

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 2: Practical research

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Panos West Africa hosts workshop on community radio program exchange (by Vijay Cuddeford, Managing Editor, Farm Radio International)

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Sweet potatoes in Uganda

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