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Archive for June, 2009

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #72, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #72, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Urban farmers fight eviction (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #72, Past Issues

2. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Local bank reaps local benefits (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #72, Past Issues

3. Global: Food prices fall from record high (New York Times)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #72, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on urban agriculture

Posted in: Issue #72, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farmers’ bank

Posted in: Issue #72, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Young journalists invited to enter Earth Journalism Awards Competition

Posted in: Issue #72, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa

Posted in: Issue #72, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

How Farm Radio International changed one farmer’s life

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #72, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 7

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #72, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #71, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #71, Past Issues

1. Republic of the Congo: Land deals on hold (Reuters, Wall Street Journal)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #71, Past Issues

2. Burkina Faso: Burkinabe farmers say food comes before fuel (by Nourou-Dhine Salouka/Jade Productions for Farm Radio Weekly in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #71, Past Issues

3. Re-capping the first half of FRW’s Land Grab Series

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #70, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on jatropha:

Posted in: Issue #70, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

July 1-August 1, 2009: Submissions accepted for climate change adaptation fund

Posted in: Issue #71, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

A practical guide to reporting on loss of biodiversity

Posted in: Issue #71, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

New script package looks at the benefits of caring for the environment

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #71, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 6

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #71, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #70, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #70, Past Issues

1. Malawi: Villagers lose land to sugar plantation (by Gladson Makowa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Malawi)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #70, Past Issues

2. Kenya: Local resistance to land grab captures government, investor attention(The National, UN Integrated Regional Information Services)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #70, Past Issues

3. Tunisia: Treaty amendment affirms farmers’ rights to save seeds (Pambazuka News)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #70, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on biofuels and land grabbing:

Posted in: Issue #70, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

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

Posted in: Issue #70, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

An introduction to the “right to food”

Posted in: Issue #70, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Annual meeting of AFRRI Coordinators reveals importance of listener engagement (by Kevin Perkins, Executive Director of Farm Radio International)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #70, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 5

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #70, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue #69, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #69, Past Issues

1. Land grabbing in Africa: an overview (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #69, Past Issues

2. Sudan: Madi community fights land grab attempts (by David De Dau, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Juba, Southern Sudan)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #69, Past Issues

3. Southern Africa: Farm workers become farm owners (Inter Press Service, The Namibian)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #69, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farmland grabbing:

Posted in: Issue #69, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farm workers:

Posted in: Issue #69, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Internews launches awards for climate change reporting

Posted in: Issue #69, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

GRAIN land grab website and resource page

Posted in: Issue #69, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Interview reflects on 30 years of Farm Radio

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #69, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 4

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #69, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #68, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #68, Past Issues

1. Burkina Faso: Women live better thanks to cooperative’s fair trade certification (Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #68, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Organic certification allows farmers to tap export market (By Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #68, Past Issues

3. Kenya: Rice from small-scale farmers sent to areas hit by drought (UN News Service)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #68, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on shea butter:

Posted in: Issue #68, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on fair trade and organic certification:

Posted in: Issue #68, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Investigative journalism awards

Posted in: Issue #68, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Database of African journalism schools

Posted in: Issue #68, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Malawian radio station shut down and staff arrested for election coverage

Posted in: Issue #68, Past Issues, Radio News Flash

Opsett Media/Africa Farm Radio Bureau develops content that makes a difference

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #68, Past Issues

Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 3

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #68, Past Issues