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Archive for February, 2010

Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Sudan: Madi community fights land grab attempts (by David De Dau, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Juba, Southern Sudan)

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2. Tanzania: Farmers improve livelihoods with chickens (Farm Radio Weekly)

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3. Niger: Farmers plant trees to slow desert’s advance (Various Sources)

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4. Zimbabwe: Livestock farmers adapt to new climate (Zimbabwe Standard)

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5. Burkina Faso: Women’s group finds new use for ‘green gold’ (by Mahoua Hien, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Burkina Faso)

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6. Mozambique: Farmers exchange locally-adapted seeds at seed fairs (LEISA)

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Notes to broadcasters on farmland grabbing:

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Notes to broadcasters on chicken farming:

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Notes to broadcasters on combating desertification:

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Notes to broadcasters on farmers adapting to climate change:

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Notes to broadcasters on shea jam:

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Notes to broadcasters on seed fairs:

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AMARC-WIN accepts submissions for International Women’s Day Broadcast Campaign

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Live from Africa: A handbook for African radio journalists

Posted in: Issue # 100, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International shares favourite stories from the first 99 editions of FRW

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Manure the magic worker and Organic fertilizer within easy reach

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue # 100, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #99, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Kenya: Indigenous people will return to traditional home following landmark ruling (Centre for Minority Rights Development, WITNESS, Catholic Information Service for Africa)

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2. Kenya: Farmers link to markets through SMS (Farm Radio Weekly, Flooded Cellar Productions)

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Notes to broadcasters on indigenous land rights:

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Notes to broadcasters on agriculture and mobile technologies:

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March 5, 2010: Deadline to apply for Courage in Journalism Awards

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E-learning course on reporting climate change and humanitarian emergencies

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Share your favourite online resource

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Balancing the interests of wildlife and rural communities: Lessons from Buabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary in Ghana

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Hello to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Côte d’Ivoire: Banana farmers and traders seek regional markets (IPS)

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2. Kenya: Tiny insect may be the answer to coffee farmers’ pest problems (Scientific Blogging, Daily Nation)

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Notes to broadcasters on banana marketing:

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Notes to broadcasters on coffee pest management:

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March 31, 2010 – Deadline for nominations: Prize for women’s creativity in rural life

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E-learning tool: ‘Planning for community based adaptation to climate change’

Posted in: Issue # 98, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Tell us about your favourite FRW news story

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Where to sell: Making the best choice

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue # 98, Past Issues

Greetings to all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Liberia: Community support helps farmers rebuild following caterpillar invasion (by Prince Collins, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Monrovia, Liberia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #97, Past Issues

2. Kenya: Solutions offered for ’green scales‘ that attack coffee trees (Daily Nation)

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3. Ghana: Local fishers use cameras to catch illegal fishing (IRIN, Peace FM Online, Ghana News Agency

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Notes to broadcasters on recovering from caterpillar invasion:

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Notes to broadcasters on illegal fishing:

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February 26, 2010: Deadline to apply for Special Award from One World Media

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What are the main considerations in selecting field recording equipment?

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Last chance to respond to survey about online social networking community

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Reduce pests naturally with biological pest control

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