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Archive for October, 2011

Insurance payouts for herders

Posted in: Issue #178, Past Issues

Kenya: Pastoralists receive insurance payments for livestock lost to drought (ILRI/AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #178, Past Issues

Democratic Republic of the Congo: When fish cost more than money (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #178, Past Issues

Southern Africa: Agricultural unions to observe climate change meeting (AFP)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #178, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on livestock insurance payouts

Posted in: Issue #178, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on human rights stories

Posted in: Issue #178, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on climate change talks

Posted in: Issue #178, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Funds available for investigative reporters

Posted in: Issue #178, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Fact checking tips for journalists

Posted in: Issue #178, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Broadcasting partners enjoy climate change project

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #178, Past Issues

Livestock management practices to cope with climate change

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #178, Past Issues

New stem-rust resistant wheat varieties developed

Posted in: Issue #177, Past Issues

Kenya: Farmers optimistic about new wheat varieties (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #177, Past Issues

South Africa: Mothers reduce malnutrition with moringa (World Watch Institute/IOL)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #177, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on new wheat varieties

Posted in: Issue #177, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on moringa

Posted in: Issue #177, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Posted in: Issue #177, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

AMARC Africa seeks contributions to quarterly publication

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #177, Past Issues

Ghanaian broadcaster receives honour

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #177, Past Issues

The many uses of the moringa tree

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #177, Past Issues

Raising rabbits brings success

Posted in: Issue #176, Past Issues

Benin: Young entrepreneurs touted as the future of agriculture (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #176, Past Issues

Sudan: Farmers fear to plant amid continued conflict (AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #176, Past Issues

Malawi: Farmers combat climate change with mulch (AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #175, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on youth and agriculture workshop

Posted in: Issue #176, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Sudan

Posted in: Issue #176, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on mulch

Posted in: Issue #176, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition!

Posted in: African Farm News in Review

New Agriculturist website

Posted in: Issue #176, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Ugunja Community Resource Centre involved in farmer trainings

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #176, Past Issues

Raising Rabbits for Meat and Profit: Part Two

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #176, Past Issues

International Day of Rural Women

Posted in: Issue #175, Past Issues

Kenya: Widow’s determination inspires others to improve their livelihoods (by Pius Sawa, for Farm Radio Weekly in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #175, Past Issues

Kenya: Women use a rotating savings scheme to help each other survive a drought (by Pius Sawa for Farm Radio Weekly in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #175, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Farmers demand a fair price for local rice (by Seydou Nacro for Farm Radio Weekly in Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #175, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on International Day of Rural Women

Posted in: Issue #175, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on World Food Day

Posted in: Issue #175, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Reporting project on reproductive health

Posted in: Issue #175, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

“Communicating Gender for Rural Development”

Posted in: Issue #175, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Creating radio for farmers: First discussions for an e-course (by Blythe McKay, Manager, Resources for Broadcasters, Farm Radio International)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #175, Past Issues

Florence saves girls from human trafficking

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #175, Past Issues

Innovative chick brooder saves fuel costs

Posted in: Issue #174, Past Issues

Kenya: Farmers invent combined cooker/brooder and save on fuel costs (The Organic Farmer)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #174, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Bonuses boost farmers reforestation efforts (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #174, Past Issues

DR Congo: Fishers benefit from fishing ban (Syfia Great Lakes)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #174, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on innovative oven/brooder

Posted in: Issue #174, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on trees and reforestation

Posted in: Issue #174, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on maintaining fish stocks

Posted in: Issue #174, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Innovation Prize for Africa

Posted in: Issue #174, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Journalism Tip Sheet: ‘How to write an article’

Posted in: Issue #174, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Radio Sauti Ya Mkaaji raises awareness about women’s reproductive health

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #174, 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 #174, Past Issues