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Archive for August, 2009

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue #79, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #79, Past Issues

1. Kenya: New pigeon pea varieties help farmers cope with unreliable rains (IRIN, ICRISAT)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #79, Past Issues

2. Ghana: Spinning a new type of crop (Spore, The Financial Express)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #79, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on drought-resistant pigeon pea:

Posted in: Issue #79, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

September 4, 2009: Deadline to submit works to 30th annual Global Media Awards

Posted in: Issue #79, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

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

Posted in: Issue #79, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

A trip back to 1979 – Farm Radio Audio Tape #1

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #11, Issue #79, Past Issues

Sekedo, a drought resistant sorghum for Karamoja

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #79, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: FRW #78, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: FRW #78, Past Issues

1. Liberia: World Food Programme gives rice farmers a reason to keep growing (by Prince Collins, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Monrovia, Liberia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, FRW #78, Past Issues

2. Nigeria: Solar dryer offers effective method to preserve fish (Daily Trust

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, FRW #78, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Purchase for Progress:

Posted in: FRW #78, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 31, 2009: Deadline for science journalism award

Posted in: FRW #78, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

September 1, 2009: Deadline for CTA’s journalism and community communication awards

Posted in: FRW #78, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Free and open source audio software

Posted in: FRW #78, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Sign up for Farm Radio’s free, online scriptwriting course

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, FRW #78, Past Issues

Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, FRW #78, Past Issues



Posted in: FRW #77, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: FRW #77, Past Issues

1. Swaziland: Women’s weaving co-operative gives ‘lift’ to communities (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, FRW #77, Past Issues

2. Kenya: New National Land Policy would mark important step for women’s rights (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, FRW #77, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on women’s co-operative:

Posted in: FRW #77, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Awards

Posted in: FRW #77, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Additional resources on livestock health

Posted in: FRW #77, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

New script package focuses on livestock health

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, FRW #77, Past Issues

Dr. Rice Panicle answers questions about rice and soil fertility

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, FRW #77, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #76, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #76, Past Issues

1. Madagascar: Fishers reel in prizes while learning to keep waters stocked (Syfia Info)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #76, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Pumpkin co-op offers growing tips (New Vision)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #76, Past Issues

3. Tanzania: Biological pesticide halts locust invasion (SciDev.Net, FAO)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #76, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on fishers:

Posted in: Issue #76, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

August 21, 2009: Deadline to apply for ONE Africa Award

Posted in: Issue #76, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

A resource bank on the Millennium Development Goals

Posted in: Issue #76, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International welcomes new broadcast partners

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #76, Past Issues

Common rabbit diseases and how to treat them successfully

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #76, Past Issues