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Archive for May, 2009

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #67, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #67, Past Issues

1. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Bats leave good fertilizer on village ceilings (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #67, Past Issues

2. Malawi: Vetiver grass is a tool for soil and water management (African Farm Radio Research Initiative Malawi Team)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #67, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on bat guano:

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Notes to broadcasters on Vetiver grass:

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June 5, 2009: Deadline to apply for climate change fellowship

Posted in: Issue #67, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

News University offers online training for journalists, editors, and managers

Posted in: Issue #67, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

FADECO Community Radio commemorates International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #67, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 2

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #67, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #66, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #66, Past Issues

1. Liberia: Women mix indigenous and NERICA rice in effort to bridge “hunger gap” (Inter Press Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #66, Past Issues

2. East Africa: Handmade banana briquettes could replace firewood (BBC News)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #66, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on NERICA and indigenous rice:

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Notes to broadcasters on banana briquettes:

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June 15, 2009: Deadline to apply for International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award

Posted in: Issue #66, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Updated manual on HIV and AIDS reporting

Posted in: Issue #66, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

4th Pan African AMARC Africa Conference strengthens community radio (by Modibo Coulibaly, National Coordinator for the African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRRI) in Mali)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #66, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #66, Past Issues

Hello readers!

Posted in: Issue #65, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Cameroon: Farmers face crop choice (by Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #65, Past Issues

2. Zambia: More farmers selecting cassava as the staple of choice (United Nations Intergrated Regional Information Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #65, Past Issues

3. Kenya: Medicinal crop cultivation generates income while saving forest (UN Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #65, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on crop choice:

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Notes to broadcasters on forest products:

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May 25-29, 2009: Seminar on essentials of broadcast management

Posted in: Issue #65, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

May 23, 2009: Deadline to apply for Investigative Reporting Grant

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Live from Africa: A Handbook for African Radio Journalists

Posted in: Issue #65, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International at 4th Pan African AMARC conference in Côte d’Ivoire (By Blythe McKay, Farm Radio International’s Development Communication Coordinator)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #65, Past Issues

Forest communities generate income while conserving their environment

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #65, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #64, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Africa: Jatropha – An enlightening crop, but not a miracle (Farm Radio International, Reuters)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #64, Past Issues

2. Southern Africa: Farmers on lookout for ‘feathered locusts’ (Harare Tribune, SADC Quelea Breeding Forecast)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #64, Past Issues

3. Tanzania: Farmers call on government to reject European trade deal (MVIWATA, Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #64, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on jatropha:

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Notes to broadcasters on EPAs:

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Journalists: Register now to win a trip to cover the Copenhagen Climate Summit!

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Using sound to create memorable radio documentaries and interviews

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Reflections on three decades of Farm Radio partnership (by James Achanyi-Fontem, Executive Director, Cameroon Link)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #64, Past Issues

Women are actively involved in planting jatropha in a Malian village

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #64, Past Issues