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Archive for July, 2009

Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Sudan: Landmines threaten livelihoods (by David De Dau, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Southern Sudan)

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2. Côte d’Ivoire: Farmers mobilize to deliver rice self-sufficiency (IPS, Abidjan.net)

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3. Southern Africa: Fish disease threatens Zambezi River Basin (FAO)

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Notes to broadcasters on landmines:

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Notes to broadcasters on local rice:

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August 15, 2009 – Deadline to apply for fellowship to Good Governance and the Broadcast Journalist course

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Youth Radio for Peacebuilding: A Guide

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Scriptwriting competition website launched

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Adventures of Neddy: A community animal health worker helps a village manage Newcastle disease

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Ethiopia: Dairy co-ops turn extra milk into profit (LEISA)

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2. East Africa: The hidden value of pastoralism (International Institute for Environment and Development)

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3. West Africa: Thousands displaced by floods (IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on dairy co-operatives:

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Notes to broadcasters on pastoralism:

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Journalists invited to African Media Technology Conference

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Disaster prevention, mitigation and recovery: Story ideas for the radio

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Scriptwriting competition asks you to find local farmer innovations

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Your community group can help in times of disaster

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Ghana: European biofuel company meets resistance after clearing forests (Bernice Agyekwena, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Tamale, Ghana, and RAINS)

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2. Africa: African fishers and farmers will get more accurate weather info to better deal with climate change (Farm Radio Weekly and Global Humanitarian Forum)

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3. Burkina Faso: Innovation overcomes dry conditions (IRIN, IK Notes)

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4. Kenya: Fifty years after independence, families finally have land to call their own (IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on farmland grabbing:

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Notes to broadcasters on weather information:

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July 31, 2009: Deadline for submitting a proposal to CTA seminar on media and agricultural development

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One World Africa offers an audio exchange forum

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Farm Radio partner shares dream of ‘economically vibrant and healthy rural communities’

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Let’s talk about it: A young couple plans pregnancy and childbirth – Part 8

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