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Archive for March, 2009

Welcome to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Sierra Leone: Former diamond miners seek new treasures from the earth (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

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2. Africa: Weather forecasts to reach more rural communities (ReliefWeb)

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3. Uganda: Farmers should beware of fake seeds (New Vision, Farm Radio Weekly)

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Notes to broadcasters on miners switching to farming:

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April 20, 2009: Deadline to apply for HIV and AIDS training for journalists

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Community Media Sustainability Guide

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Farm Radio partners win prizes!

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Frafra potato: Bringing a useful crop back from the edge of extinction

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Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Tanzania: Farmers improve livelihoods with chickens (Farm Radio Weekly)

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2. Southern Africa: Better management of water in agriculture needed (Relief Web, allafrica.com, Lusaka times, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, World Water Development report)

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3. Africa: Stopping the spread of a new fruit fly (Bloomberg, UN Integrated Regional Information Services, allAfrica.com)

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Notes to broadcasters on floods and water management:

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August 31-September 3, 2009: First All Africa Horticultural Congress

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Journalist’s guide to gender equality

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Stories on the power of community radio

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Creative farmers modify borehole to irrigate fruit trees in the dry season

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Greetings to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Uganda: Turning trash into treasure (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala)

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2. Guinea: Unprecedented cold weather kills crops and livestock (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

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3. Uganda: Farmers learn to fight Banana Bacterial Wilt (New Vision, UN Food and Agriculture Organization)

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4. Ghana: Peasant farmers lobby for access to credit (The Chronicle)

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Notes to broadcasters on compost:

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Notes to broadcasters on cold weather:

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April 15, 2009: Deadline to contribute to “Women Make the News 2009”

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Why broadcasters should use Skype and Pamela for Skype

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FRW Editor honoured to meet her audience (by Heather Miller)

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Dr Compost talks about compost piles

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Dear FRW subscribers!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Cameroon: A woman agricultural engineer discusses her passion for mushrooms (written by Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

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2. Uganda: Mulago Positive Women’s Network discovers potential of mushroom cultivation (written by Joshua Kyalimpa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

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3. DRC: Women farmers who are victims of rape cannot return to their lands because of the armed forces (Agro Radio Hebdo, Women’s eNews, Radiookapi.net)

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4. Africa: Changemakers competition invites farmers to submit innovations and offers a chance to win cash prizes (Ashoka and Farm Radio Weekly)

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Notes to broadcasters on mushroom growing and HIV positive women:

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Notes to broadcasters on women farmers affected by sexual violence:

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Notes to broadcasters on Changemakers competition:

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March 31st, 2009: Deadline to submit nomination for the Women’s World Summit Foundation award

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

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AMARC’s 2009 celebration of International Women’s Day!

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Gender Equality and Radio Workshop in Ghana (written by Blythe Mckay, Development Communication Coordinator, Farm Radio International)

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Women produce most of our food

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