Logo: Farm Radio Weekly

1404 Scott Street,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4M8

Tel: 613-761-3650
Fax: 613-798-0990
Toll-Free: 1-888-773-7717
Email: info@farmradio.org
Web Site: http://farmradio.org/

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

Archive for July, 2010

Hello everyone!

Posted in: Issue #121, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #121, Past Issues

1. Global: Stem rust returns to threaten wheat crops again (IPS, IRIN, The Economist)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #121, Past Issues

2. Zambia: Poachers turn to agriculture (by Nawa Mutumweno for Farm Radio Weekly in Zambia, with additional information from Worldwatch Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #121, Past Issues

3. Zimbabwe: Renewed interest in traditional food creates opportunities for entrepreneurs and farmers (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #121, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on stem rust:

Posted in: Issue #121, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on poaching:

Posted in: Issue #121, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on dried and traditional foods:

Posted in: Issue #121, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

1st African Youth Summit on Climate Change

Posted in: Issue #121, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

IPS Gender Reporting Toolkits published online

Posted in: Issue #121, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Prizes for everyone who completes the online scriptwriting course!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #121, Past Issues

Powder of Little Pepper Protects Stored Rice

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #121, Past Issues

Greetings!

Posted in: Issue #120, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #120, Past Issues

1. Mozambique: A farmer builds a silo with local materials to reduce post-harvest losses (Helvetas Mozambique, Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #120, Past Issues

2. Congo: Milk from pumpkin seeds (Spore, Syfia, La Semaine Africaine)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #120, Past Issues

3. Uganda: Reactions to the new East African Community Common Market (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #120, Past Issues

4. Global: New international cocoa agreement signed (IPS, ICCO)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #120, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the Tethere silo and preventing post-harvest losses:

Posted in: Issue #120, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on pumpkin and squash:

Posted in: Issue #120, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Deadline July 31, 2010: Africa Rural Connect essay contest with World Policy Journal

Posted in: Issue #120, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Total Recorder

Posted in: Issue #120, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

From extension officer to farm radio broadcaster: Mr. Asio Koku

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #120, Past Issues

Low-cost Food Processing: Preserving Foods as Jams or Sauces

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #120, Past Issues

Hello all!

Posted in: Issue #119, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #119, Past Issues

1. East Africa: New initiative supports pastoralist livelihoods (IRIN, Daily Nation, UNEP)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #119, Past Issues

2. Burkina Faso: FAO fights drought and high food prices by distributing seeds (UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review

3. East Africa: Common market begins July 1 (BBC, AllAfrica, New York Times)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #119, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Security in Mobility initiative:

Posted in: Issue #119, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on relief efforts and seed distribultion:

Posted in: Issue #119, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

July 31 2010: Deadline to apply for the 2010 Environmental Media Awards

Posted in: Issue #119, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

The Twenty Ten Project: Africa Media on the Road to 2010

Posted in: Issue #119, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Discussion: Rural Radio and Agricultural Development ? Linking Farmers, Extension Workers and Researchers

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #119, Past Issues

Catch rain from your roof

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #119, Past Issues

Greetings!

Posted in: Issue #118, Past Issues

In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

Posted in: Issue #118, Past Issues

1. Uganda: Drama and song raise awareness of climate change (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #118, Past Issues

2. Zambia: Better incomes through sorghum (Farming Matters, Inspiris)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #118, Past Issues

3. Global: G8 meeting and the outcomes for Africa (IPS, IFAP, Reuters Africa, Oxfam International)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #118, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on drama for development and raising awareness:

Posted in: Issue #118, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on contract farming:

Posted in: Issue #118, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the G8 meeting:

Posted in: Issue #118, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

5th African Agricultural Science Week and FARA General Assembly 2010: Deadline July 10, 2010

Posted in: Issue #118, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Climate Change Media Partnership: Fellowship program deadline July 11, 2010

Posted in: Issue #118, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

To all new and longtime radio partners: please fill in the Broadcasting Partner Participation Agreement with Farm Radio International

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #118, Past Issues

Changing farming production in Africa to adapt to climate change

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #118, Past Issues