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Archive for June, 2010

Hello everyone!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Mali and Niger: Dealing with drought (IRIN, AFP)

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2. Liberia: New life for old rubber trees (IRIN)

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3. Ivory Coast: Increasing kola nut production – planting the new beside the old (IPS)

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Notes to broadcasters on Sahel food crisis:

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Notes to broadcasters on rubber as a source of renewable energy:

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Notes to broadcasters on kola nuts and trees:

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Lorenzo Natali Prize for journalists: deadline August 31, 2010

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Ten tips for editing audio

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Sign up soon to get a CD-ROM in time for the scriptwriting course!

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Maternal Health, Part Two

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Hello everyone!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Africa: Rediscovering African rice (IRIN, SciDev.net, AfricaRice, Farm Radio Weekly)

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2. Rwanda: Fodder more profitable than food crops (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Notes to broadcasters on improving African rice:

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Notes to broadcasters on fodder crops:

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Awards: Media Reporting on Development

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Create your own podcast

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Radio campaign on NERICA in Ghana

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A Kenyan farmer uses water hyacinth to feed chickens

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Welcome!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Africa: Investment in agriculture needed for poverty reduction (CAADP, AllAfrica, Reuters, Daily Monitor, ActionAid)

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2. Uganda:a new farming activity for communities near Uganda’s Bwindi National Park (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

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3. Zimbabwe: First independent newspaper in seven years hits newsstands (Yahoo, Amnesty USA, RNW)

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Notes to broadcasters on investment in agriculture:

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Notes to broadcasters on traditional use of forests:

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Notes to broadcasters on Zimbabwe and press licences:

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August 17-19: 5th Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2010

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How do I make a science news story for radio?

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Radio scriptwriting competition on healthy communities launched!

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Radio campaign on disease-resistant cassava variety in Uganda

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Transforming the bicycle into a vehicle of innovation

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Greetings!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. East Africa: East Coast Fever vaccine registered in three East African countries (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Tanzania)

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2. Kenya: Farmers use drought-resistant crops and improved access to water to adapt to climate change (Farm Radio Weekly, Scientific American)

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3. East Africa: Countries negotiate for their fair share of Nile water (AllAfrica, IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on East Coast Fever vaccine:

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Notes to broadcasters on farmers adapting to drought:

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Notes to broadcasters on the Nile Bassin Initiative:

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31 July, 2010: Deadline to apply to essay contest on youth, rural development and ICTs

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Biodiversity reporting guidelines developed by IPS and partners

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Listen to four audio productions on farmer innovations

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Canadian Council for International Cooperation – funding at risk

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A farmer suffocates stem borers to death and saves his cocoa farm

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