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Archive for November, 2009

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #90, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #90, Past Issues

East Africa: ‘Devil tree’ forces pastoralists to consider new livelihoods (www.dankalia.com; SciDev.Net)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #90, Past Issues

2. Uganda: Coffee and bananas make good neighbours (IITA)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #90, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on ‘devil tree’:

Posted in: African Farm News in Review

Notes to broadcasters on intercropping:

Posted in: Issue #90, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

AMARC-WIN’s 16 Days of activism against gender violence continues through December 10

Posted in: Issue #90, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

‘People’s’ declaration on food sovereignty

Posted in: Issue #90, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Last chance to complete the 2009 Farm Radio Weekly Subscriber Survey!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #90, Past Issues

Trees provide fodder for livestock

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #90, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #89, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #89, Past Issues

Kenya: Livestock insurance will protect livelihoods from drought and floods (Associated Press, Business Daily, ILRI)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #89, Past Issues

2. Zimbabwe: Women farmers become empowered by preparing land with their own hands (The Standard, IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #89, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on livestock insurance:

Posted in: Issue #89, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on zero tillage:

Posted in: Issue #89, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

December 4, 2009: Deadline for submissions to RNW multimedia project

Posted in: Issue #89, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Updated information on WRENmedia’s “Better Science Reporting” course

Posted in: Issue #89, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Questions that unlock doors

Posted in: Issue #89, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio wants to hear about your climate change programming

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #89, Past Issues

Appropriate farming tools for African women farmers

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #89, Past Issues

Warm greetings to all!

Posted in: Issue #88, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #88, Past Issues

Mozambique: Farmers earn money by planting trees under carbon credit scheme (Spore, Various Sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #88, Past Issues

2. Mali: Hybrid sorghum varieties promise higher yields (AGRA)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #88, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on carbon credit:

Posted in: Issue #88, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on hybrid sorghum:

Posted in: Issue #88, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

WRENmedia to select participants for “Better Science Reporting” course

Posted in: Issue #88, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Asking the right questions

Posted in: Issue #88, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International’s founder recalls how it all began

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #88, Past Issues

Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #88, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #87, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #87, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Local flowers bloom with promise (East Africa Business Week)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #87, Past Issues

2. East Africa: Indigenous vegetables make a comeback (New Vision, New Agriculturalist)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #87, Past Issues

3. Africa: Re-discovery of traditional crops helps farmers cope with climate change (Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #87, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on traditional crops:

Posted in: Issue #87, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

January 28, 2010: Deadline to apply for CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards!

Posted in: Issue #87, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Media Helping Media offers free, online training modules

Posted in: Issue #87, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Let your voice be heard through the 2009 FRW Survey!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #87, Past Issues

Farmers in eastern Nigeria grow the fluted pumpkin

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #87, Past Issues

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue #86, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #86, Past Issues

Mauritius: Egg production is their path out of poverty (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #86, Past Issues

2. Kenya: ‘Beehive fence’ can keep elephants away from crops (Spore)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #86, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on women egg farmers:

Posted in: Issue #86, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

December 1, 2009: Deadline to apply for Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Awards

Posted in: Issue #86, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Learn basic journalism techniques or advanced reporting skills with The News Manual

Posted in: Issue #86, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International congratulates community media award winners

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #86, Past Issues

Women and credit – Part 1: Women learn about credit

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #86, Past Issues