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Archive for April, 2009

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #63, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #63, Past Issues

1. South Africa: GM crop problems called ‘failure of biotechnology’ (Digital Journal, Cape Times, Biotech Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #63, Past Issues

2. West Africa: Farmers and civil society say ‘no’ to seed privatization (SYFIA, Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #63, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on GM crop failure:

Posted in: Issue #63, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on traditional seeds:

Posted in: Issue #63, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Don’t miss the May 1 2009 deadline to apply for fellowships

Posted in: Issue #63, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

PANOS Media Toolkit on communicating climate change research

Posted in: Issue #63, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International calls on Canadian government to support long-term food security

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #63, Past Issues

Paying Farmers for Environmental Services

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #63, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #62, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #62, Past Issues

South Africa: Women farm workers say ‘no justice, no vote’ (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #62, Past Issues

Uganda: Text messages are new weapon in fight against banana disease (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #62, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on women’s protest:

Posted in: Issue #62, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on text messaging:

Posted in: Issue #62, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

April 30, 2009: Don’t miss this deadline to apply for awards

Posted in: Issue #62, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Community Media space on WikiEducator

Posted in: Issue #62, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Planning an international seminar on the media’s role in agriculture and rural development (by Blythe McKay, Farm Radio International’s Development Communication Coordinator)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #62, Past Issues

Developing cotton organizations in Mali: From Village Association to cooperative

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #62, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #61, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #61, Past Issues

Ethiopia: Farmers group proves that planting trees can reduce temperatures (Daily Monitor)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #61, Past Issues

Togo: Papaya seeds can cure chicken diseases (Spore Magazine)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #61, Past Issues

Madagascar: New leader cancels South Korean land deal (Telegraph)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #61, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on land deal:

Posted in: Issue #61, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Submit your work to the International Museum of Women

Posted in: Issue #61, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Learn basic journalism techniques or advanced reporting skills with The News Manual

Posted in: Issue #61, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio helps Trans World Radio to serve farmers across Kenya (by Heather Miller)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #61, Past Issues

Community Reforestation Brings Back the Rains in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #61, Past Issues