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Archive for December, 2009

Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Kenya: Indigenous peoples’ rights activist says Kenyan government needs to invest in real solutions to climate change (Farm Radio Weekly, IRIN)

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2. Denmark: Little money promised for climate change adaptation (Various Sources)

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3. Burundi: Everyone benefits when farmers collect food scraps from city (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Notes to broadcasters on food scraps for compost:

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January 8, 2010: Deadline to apply for US development fellowship

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Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa

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Broadcaster reflects on experience covering COP15 – By Fredrick Mariwa

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Farm Radio partners and FRW subscribers share their experiences with climate change programming (Part 2)

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Catch rain from your roof

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Welcome to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Denmark: Sustainable farming practices can mitigate climate change, advocates say (La Via Campesina, FAO, Globe and Mail)

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2. Liberia: ‘Lead mothers’ guide path to good child nutrition (IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on “lead mothers”:

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December 20, 2009: Deadline to apply for course on strengthening local radios

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December 21, 2009: Deadline to apply for cultural journalism course

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News sources for COP15

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Farm Radio partners take part in media workshop on ‘farmers and the food crisis’ (IPS)

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Farm Radio partners take part in media workshop on ‘farmers and the food crisis’ (IPS)

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Awareness of climate change: An issue pack

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. East Africa: Farmers concerned about land grabs urge leaders to promote food sovereignty at climate change talks (The Globe and Mail, Jeune Afrique, Daily Monitor)

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2. Senegal: Rural women demand improved access to farmland (IPS)

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3. Uganda: Community group turns banana peels into inexpensive animal feed (Various Sources)

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Notes to broadcasters on land grabbing:

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Notes to broadcasters on women’s land rights:

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Notes to broadcasters on banana bran:

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December 7-18: Download reports by community radio journalists at COP15

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Free online course helps journalists explain climate change

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Farm Radio International founder will be deeply missed

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Promote gender equality and empower women

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