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Archive for September, 2009

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #82, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #82, Past Issues

1. Africa: Fertilizer subsidies can improve food security (Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #82, Past Issues

2. Southern Africa: Tree is a ‘fertilizer factory in the field’ (Mongabay, UNEP)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #82, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on fertilizer subsidies:

Posted in: Issue #82, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Faidherbia:

Posted in: Issue #82, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

October 31, 2009: New deadline for Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Awards

Posted in: Issue #82, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Paris Declaration on Broadcast Media and Climate Change

Posted in: Issue #82, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio President reflects on first two years of AFRRI initiative

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #82, Past Issues

Legumes make their own fertilizer – With help from their friends

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #82, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #81, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #81, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Cassava stems are a simple solution to devastating banana diseases (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #81, Past Issues

2. Kenya: El Nino rains suggest risk and opportunity for farmers hit by drought (Business Daily)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #81, Past Issues

3. West Africa: Help is available for those affected by floods (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #81, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on banana diseases:

Posted in: Issue #6, Issue #81, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on recovering from drought:

Posted in: Issue #81, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

November 15, 2009: Deadline for agricultural organizations to enter competition

Posted in: Issue #81, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

AlertNet for Journalists

Posted in: Issue #81, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Gladson Makowa wins 2009 George Atkins Communications Award

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #81, Past Issues

Choosing crops for drought-prone areas

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #81, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #80, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #80, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Indigenous people fight for land lost to carbon credit scheme (www.stephaniefaris.com, IPS, Plenty)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #80, Past Issues

2. Burundi: Seed banks are the answer to chronic seed shortages (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #80, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on carbon credits and land grabbing:

Posted in: Issue #80, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on seed banks:

Posted in: Issue #80, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

West African journalists invited to apply for investigative reporting prize

Posted in: Issue #80, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

AGFAX Radio provides audio interview packages

Posted in: Issue #80, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Scriptwriting course is in full swing – but there’s still time to join!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #80, Past Issues

Starting a community seed bank

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #80, Past Issues