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Farm Radio Weekly is a news and information service for rural radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It is published by Farm Radio International.

Farm Radio Weekly

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

African Farm News in Review

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

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

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

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Radio Resource Bank

-‘Farmer-to-farmer’ videos on growing rice

Farm Radio Action

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

Farm Radio Script of the Week

-Combine different methods to keep birds away from rice fields

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