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Archive for February, 2009

Dear FRW subscribers

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #56, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Microinsurance schemes to help farmers deal with unforeseen circumstances (written by Joshua Kyalimpa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

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2. Kenya: Kibaki gives seal of approval on biosafety law for the production and use of genetically modified crops (Scidev.net, The Nation, Africa Science News Service)

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Notes to broadcasters on microinsurance:

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Notes to broadcasters on GMOs:

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March 13th, 2009: Deadline for program submissions to Radio Voices without Frontiers

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 8: Outline or Script

Posted in: Issue #56, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

FRW subscribers give advice to budding radio broadcasters

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #56, Past Issues

Radio Spots: Grow Many Different Crops and Crop Varieties

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #56, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #55, Past Issues

1. Africa: “Food miles” decision favours African farmers (Times Online, Mail Online, agrifoodstandards.net)

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2. Liberia: Caterpillar infestation less serious than first believed (SciDev.Net, UN News Service)

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Notes to broadcasters on organic farming:

Posted in: Issue #55, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

February 27, 2009: Deadline to apply for One World Broadcasting award

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 7: Adjusting the focus

Posted in: Issue #55, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Young Ethiopians discuss HIV/AIDS on the radio

Posted in: Issue #55, Past Issues, Radio News Flash

Farm Radio partner reports from World Social Forum

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #55, Past Issues

Sekedo, a drought resistant sorghum for Karamoja

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #55, Past Issues

Greetings to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1) Nigeria: Cassava “waste” is good food for goats (VOA News)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #54, Past Issues

2) Rwanda: Local cattle breeds still preferred (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Notes to broadcasters on cassava for goats:

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Notes to broadcasters on local cows:

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February 23-24, 2009: Course on election reporting offered in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Steps for story-based farm radio programming – Step 6: Getting a good recording

Posted in: Issue #54, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Share your best advice with other broadcasters!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #54, Past Issues

Orange sweetpotatoes

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