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Archive for April, 2010

Hello to all!

Posted in: Issue # 108, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue # 108, Past Issues

1. United States: Advocacy groups fear UN-World Bank proposal will encourage land grabbing (GRAIN, La Via Campesina)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue # 108, Past Issues

2. Kenya: ‘Push-pull’ method protects maize from major pests (IPS, infonet-biovision)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue # 108, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the push-pull approach to pest management:

Posted in: Issue # 108, Notes to Broadcasters

May 15, 2010: Deadline for students to apply for Reporter Development Conference in Kampala, Uganda

Posted in: Issue # 108, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

GRAIN land grab website and resource page

Posted in: Issue # 108, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International wins Farmer Voice award

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue # 108, Past Issues

The ‘push-pull’ approach to controlling stem borers in maize

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue # 108, Past Issues



Posted in: Issue #107, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #107, Past Issues

1. East Africa: Farmers earn better profits by selling directly to Coca Cola and East Africa Breweries (Business Daily Africa, New Vision, Daily Nation)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #107, Past Issues

2. Kenya: Farmers replace water-hungry eucalyptus with bamboo (SciDev.Net, Daily Nation)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #107, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on outgrower agreements:

Posted in: Issue #107, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on growing bamboo:

Posted in: Issue #107, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

May 26-28, 2010: eLearning Africa conference on ICTs for development, education, and training

Posted in: Issue #107, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

‘Farmer-to-farmer’ videos on growing rice

Posted in: Issue #107, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International congratulates the Africa Rice Center on communications award

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #107, Past Issues

Tanzanian farmers succeed with co-operative cashew growing plan

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #107, Past Issues

Welcome to all!

Posted in: Issue #106, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #106, Past Issues

1. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Farmers learn rainy season techniques from across the border (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #106, Past Issues

2. Namibia: Farmers experiment with growing wild marama beans (IPS, Lost Crops of Africa)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #106, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on tomato production:

Posted in: Issue #106, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on marama:

Posted in: Issue #106, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

June 15, 2010: Deadline to apply for International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award

Posted in: Issue #106, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Community Media space on WikiEducator

Posted in: Issue #106, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Sylvie Siyam from Farm Radio partner PROTEGE QV wins research fellowship

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #106, Past Issues

Let’s preserve our fruit and vegetables!

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #106, Past Issues