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.

Farm Radio Weekly

Notes to broadcasters on youth and agriculture workshop

The Global Youth Innovation Workshop-Fair was held in Cotonou, Benin from October 10-13, 2011. It was organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, in collaboration with Phelps Stokes, CTA, the Songhai Centre, Palmares (Brazil), ACUA (Colombia), and the Government of Benin. For more details about the workshop, visit: http://www.fidafrique.net/article3035.html or http://www.gyin.org/

For stories and reporting from the workshop, visit:


Twitter users can use the hashtag  #gyin to search for news and updates.

For a backgrounder on the potential of youth in agriculture, visit: http://www.ifad.org/media/events/2011/youth.htm

Farm Radio Weekly recently marked International Youth Day with a special edition and three stories focusing on youth and agriculture, in FRW 167. Read it here: http://weekly.farmradio.org/topic/issue-167/

For further links, news and scripts, please refer to the Notes to broadcasters for the International Youth Day issue: http://weekly.farmradio.org/2011/08/08/notes-to-broadcasters-on-international-youth-day/

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.