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Archive for August, 2010

Greetings!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Madagascar: Improving soil health and fertility with agroecology (by Armel Gentien, FAO, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Madagascar)

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2. Uganda: Mountain dwellers value their donkeys (by Emily Arayo, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

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3. Global: Fighting banana wilt with green peppers (IITA, IPS, Syfia Great Lakes)

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Notes to broadcasters on donkey:

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Notes to broadcasters on bacterial wilt :

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Global Media Awards: Deadline September 7, 2010

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Farm Radio International’s scriptwriting course draws record number of participants

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Do not bite the finger that feeds you: Protecting valuable upland soil

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Greetings!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Malawi: For good yields, feed the soil (by Gladson Makowa, for Farm Radio Weekly in Malawi)

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2. Madagascar: Farmers at risk from locust outbreak (FAO, IRIN, VOA)

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3. Rwanda: Don’t waste your waste! Farmers use human urine as fertilizer (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Notes to broadcasters on locusts:

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Notes to broadcasters on human urine as fertilizer :

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Wits Radio Academy: two courses still available this year

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Manual on investigative reporting

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Using the Freedom Fone to create participatory radio

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Tea for the soil: How manure tea feeds the soil

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Dear all,

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1. Kenya: Spineless cacti have potential as dry season animal feed (IPS, SciDev.Net)

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2. Swaziland: Invasion of rats destroy crops (IPS)

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3. Sierra Leone: President launches Smallholders Commercialization Programme (Sierra Express Media, Awoko)

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Notes to broadcasters on cactus as fodder:

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Notes to broadcasters on rat outbreaks

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Gender and Media Summit and Awards 2010: submission deadline September 3, 2010

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Loop recorder

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Script package 91 now available!

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Making something with nothing: The rubbish garden

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Hello all!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Sahel: Fighting malnutrition with local food security and water management initiatives (IRIN, RFI, Reuters, BBC, ICRISAT)

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DRC: Addressing land disputes through decentralization and mediation (Syfia Grands Lacs, IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on long-term development efforts

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Notes to broadcasters on land disputes

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SEED Awards 2010: Deadline August 16, 2010

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Key principles for the disability-conscious journalist

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Farm Radio International survey on script packages

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Sack farming: Unlimited vegetable harvest!

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