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Archive for January, 2010

Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. West Africa: Livestock routes reduce pastoralist-farmer conflict (IRIN, Daily Trust, Daily Observer)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #96, Past Issues

2. Ghana: Farmers take advantage of government support to produce bumper harvest (Various Sources)

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Notes to broadcasters on farmer-pastoralist conflict:

Posted in: Issue #96, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Ghana’s bumper harvest:

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January 31, 2010: Deadline to apply for The Daniel Pearl Awards for cross-border investigative journalism

Posted in: Issue #96, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Guide to Defending African Peasants’ Rights

Posted in: Issue #96, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Winners announced in scriptwriting competition on smallholder farmer innovation

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #96, Past Issues

Conflict over natural resources: A short story

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #96, Past Issues

Welcome to our readers!

Posted in: Issue #95, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #95, Past Issues

1. Cameroon: Locals denounce poor worker treatment, poor quality rice, from Chinese-run farm (Syfia Info)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #95, Past Issues

2. Mozambique: Government cancels ethanol deal with foreign investor (UPI)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #95, Past Issues

3. Zimbabwe: Farmers protest imported GM produce (Radio Voice of the People)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #95, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Chinese-run farm:

Posted in: Issue #95, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

April 30, 2010: Deadline to apply for scholarship to International Media Studies Master’s program

Posted in: Issue #95, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

‘Farmer-to-farmer’ videos on growing rice

Posted in: Issue #95, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio’s Managing Editor meets with radio organizations in whirlwind visit to Cameroon

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #95, Past Issues

Combine different methods to keep birds away from rice fields

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #95, Past Issues

Happy New Year!

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #94, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Republic of Congo: Farmers solve rural road problem with their own hands (IPS)

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2. Mauritius: Young farmers return to dairy (Spore)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #94, Past Issues

3. Rwanda: Ban on plastic bags creates new market for banana bags (Syfia Grands Lacs, Spore)

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Notes to broadcasters on repairing rural roads:

Posted in: Issue #94, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on dairy production:

Posted in: Issue #94, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

February 28, 2010: Deadline to apply for grants supporting community radio initiatives

Posted in: Issue #94, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

CTA Practical Guides to agricultural practices

Posted in: Issue #94, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

New scripts about climate change and rice are now online

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #94, Past Issues

Indigenous knowledge and livestock raising

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #94, Past Issues