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Archive for September, 2010

Greetings!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Zimbabwe: Big market. Bigger challenges. (IPS)

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DR Congo: How overfishing leads to malnutrition (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Kenya: ‘Our land has become a warzone’ (IRIN)

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Notes to broadcasters on finding markets

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Notes to broadcasters on fish

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Notes to broadcasters on farmer interview from Kenya/Somalia border

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The FitzGerald Prize: Deadline October 15 2010

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World Habitat Day website

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AFRRI work featured by local press in Ghana

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Prevent malaria in pregnancy!

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Greetings!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Southern Africa: Farmers balance healthy soils and healthy animals in a changing climate (IPS TerraViva Africa)

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Malawi: Farmers succeed with new varieties of drought-tolerant maize (CIMMYT, SciDev.net)

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Kenya: A bid to save macadamia crops (IPS, Farm Radio Weekly)

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Notes to broadcasters on bush burning

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Notes to broadcasters on new drought-tolerant maize varieties

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Notes to broadcasters on macadamia

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ShareFair on Agricultural and Rural Development Knowledge in Africa

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ICRC Young Reporter Competition: deadline 1 October 2010

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Farm Radio Weekly freelancers cover IDRC symposium on women’s land rights in Nairobi, Kenya

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Are burning crop residues and grass good for soil health and fertility? Views from a farmer and an agricultural researcher

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Hello!

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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Burkina Faso: Live fences reinvigorate poor soils (by Nourou-Dhine Salouka, JADE Productions, for Farm Radio Weekly in Burkina Faso)

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Malawi and Mozambique: Farmers cooperate across borders (IPS Terra Viva)

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Villagers avoid attack by sleeping in the forest (Syfia Grands Lacs)

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Niger: 200,000 displaced by floods (IRIN, UN, IFRC)

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Notes to broadcasters on co-operatives

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Notes to broadcasters on theft in agriculture

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Thomson Reuters Foundation: Deadline for Writing and Reporting News course is 22 September 2010

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Reporting on controversies in science

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AFRRI conducts field surveys with mobile phones

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‘When it rains’: The role of trees and shrubs in preventing soil erosion

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Hello everyone,

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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

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1.Uganda: Farmers adopt contour farming and plant trees on the slopes of Mount Elgon (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

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2. Tanzania: A renovated warehouse brings new opportunities (New Agriculturist, with additional information from Hendry Mziray, in Tanzania)

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3. Africa: Land for food or fuel? (Friends of the Earth, 20minutes.fr, ProNatura/SWISSAID)

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Notes to broadcasters on the warehouse receipt system:

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Notes to broadcasters on agrofuels :

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FAIR African Investigative Journalism Award: Deadline 30th September 2010

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BBC College of Journalism website

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The Smallholders Foundation wins Equator Prize!

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Soil conservation with stone barriers

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