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Archive for August, 2011

Best of Farm Radio Weekly

Posted in: Issue #170, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Organic cotton under threat from GM cotton (by Inoussa Maiga for Farm Radio Weekly in Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #170, Past Issues

Malawi: Intercropping helps farmer Phiri buy ox-cart (by Norman Fulatira, for Farm Radio Weekly in Malawi)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #170, Past Issues

Zambia: Small-scale farmer worries about rising food prices (by Brian Moonga, for Farm Radio Weekly in Zambia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #170, Past Issues

Tanzania: Maasai women gain access to land (by John Cheburet, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #170, Past Issues

RNTC courses

Posted in: Issue #170, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Tip sheets on key journalism principles

Posted in: Issue #170, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

New FAO Executive Director affirms role of community radio

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #170, Past Issues

Chicken hatchery: Innovative farmer invents large-capacity kerosene egg incubator

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #170, Past Issues

HIV-positive people grow their own nutritious food

Posted in: Issue #169, Past Issues

East Africa: HIV-positive people turn to kitchen gardens during food price rises and drought (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #169, Past Issues

South Sudan-Uganda: Farmers fear land mines (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #169, Past Issues

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Committed to community radio (Syfia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #169, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on HIV and AIDS and nutrition

Posted in: Issue #169, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on landmines

Posted in: Issue #169, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Thomson Reuters Foundation courses

Posted in: Issue #169, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Free online journalism training for women

Posted in: Issue #169, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International on Nourishing the Planet blog

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #169, Past Issues

Occupational and nutritional therapy for people living with HIV and AIDS

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #169, Past Issues

Using rice husks as fuel

Posted in: Issue #168, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Women solve fuel problem with rice husks (by Inoussa Maiga for Farm Radio Weekly in Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #168, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Women grow better lives near the city (by Zenzele Ndebele, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Zimbabwe)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #168, Past Issues

Kenya: How much relief can Purchase for Progress bring? (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #168, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on rice husks

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #168, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on urban gardens

Posted in: Issue #168, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Purchase for Progress

Posted in: Issue #168, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #168, Past Issues

Manual for investigative journalists

Posted in: Issue #168, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Radio helps African farm families survive

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #168, Past Issues

An alternative fuel source: Make charcoal briquettes from banana peels

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #168, Past Issues

International Youth Day special edition

Posted in: Issue #167, Past Issues

Malawi: Young farmer succeeds through compost making (by Mark Ndipita, for Farm Radio Weekly in Malawi)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #117, Issue #167, Past Issues

Uganda: Making money with mushrooms (Spore)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #167, Past Issues

Senegal: Youth find opportunities in fish farming (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #167, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on International Youth Day

Posted in: Issue #167, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Essay and photo competition – ICTs, agriculture, and youth

Posted in: Issue #167, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Better Science Reporting workshop

Posted in: Issue #167, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Rural Radio Pack: Young people and agriculture

Posted in: Issue #167, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

George Atkins Communications Award winner Grace Amito initiates school farming project

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #167, Past Issues

Empowerment saves youth from drug abuse

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #167

Zimbabwe farmers still waiting to benefit from land reform

Posted in: Issue #166, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Small-scale farmers still waiting to benefit from land resettlement program (by Zenzele Ndebele, for Farm Radio Weekly in Zimbabwe)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #166, Past Issues

Malawi: Women work to improve water supply (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #166, Past Issues

Madagascar: UN Special Rapporteur urges review of sanctions (RFI, African Press Organization)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #166, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on land reform in Zimbabwe

Posted in: Issue #166, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on rural water supply

Posted in: Issue #166, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Agricultural journalism competition

Posted in: Issue #166, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Award-winning audio available to download

Posted in: Issue #166, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Your responses to Farm Radio Weekly’s subscribers’ survey, May 2011

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #166, Past Issues

Composting human waste is a healthy way to reduce disease and feed the soil

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #166, Past Issues