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Farm Radio Weekly is a news and information service for rural radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It is published by Farm Radio International.

Archive for April, 2012

Organic farmer doubles his income

Posted in: Issue #198, Past Issues

Kenya: Small-scale farmers satisfied with organic farming (by Sawa Pius for Farm Radio Weekly in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #198, Past Issues

South Africa: Small-scale farmers defend traditional seed systems (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #198, Past Issues

Cameroon: Farmer won’t let low rainfall defeat him (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #198, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on organic farming

Posted in: Issue #198, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on seeds

Posted in: Issue #198, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on water harvesting

Posted in: Issue #198, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Africa-wide Women and Young Professionals in Science competitions

Posted in: Issue #198, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Climate Development Mechanism Radio Club for Africa

Posted in: Issue #198, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Rite FM hosts intern from Canada

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #198, Past Issues

Kenyan farmer uses organic farming practices

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #198, Past Issues

Land grabs put farmers at risk across Africa

Posted in: Issue #197, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Small-scale farmers lose land to local ‘investors’ (by Nourou-Dhine Salouka for Farm Radio Weekly in Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #197, Past Issues

Liberia: Land deals with foreign firms ‘could be sowing the seeds of future conflict’ (AllAfrica, Guardian)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #197, Past Issues

Tanzania: Land deal loses key partner but communities still under threat of eviction (Oakland Institute, Pambazuka, IPP Media)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #197, Past Issues

Congo-Brazzaville: New policy of selling by weight pits farmers against traders and consumers (by John Ndinga-Ngoma for Farm Radio Weekly in Congo – Brazzaville)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #197, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on land

Posted in: Issue #197, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on selling by the kilo

Posted in: Issue #197, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Awards 2012

Posted in: Issue #197, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio and ICTs in Africa – reaching a global audience (podcast)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

FRI featured in children’s magazine

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #197, Past Issues

Why Women Need to Know about Land Rights

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #197, Past Issues

Land: it’s all over the news!

Posted in: Issue #196, Past Issues

Land: A big item in African news (Open Society Foundations, Reuters, TrustLaw)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #196, Past Issues

Namibia: Farmers dig to save flooded crops (by Johanna Absalom for Farm Radio Weekly in Namibia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #196, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on land

Posted in: Issue #196, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on water management

Posted in: Issue #196, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Intajour Fellowship Program

Posted in: Issue #196, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

April 17: International Day of Peasant Struggle

Posted in: Issue #196, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Broadcasters meet in Arusha

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #196, Past Issues

Land Ownership Rights: Access Denied – Why Women Need Equal Access to Land

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #196, Past Issues

Combining traditional and modern weather forecasts to better serve farmers

Posted in: Issue #195, Past Issues

Kenya: Traditional weather predictions used in official weather forecasts (AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #195, Past Issues

Tanzania: From crisis to opportunity with cassava (by Farm Radio Weekly in Tanzania)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #195, Past Issues

Rwanda: Pedal power brings cheap energy to rural Rwanda (AFP)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #195, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on combining traditional and scientific weather forecasts

Posted in: Issue #195, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on cassava

Posted in: Issue #195, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on LED generator

Posted in: Issue #195, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Prize for women’s creativity in rural life

Posted in: Issue #195, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Creating audio on your mobile phone

Posted in: Issue #195, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Social media support community radio in crisis

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #195, Past Issues

Farmers have important knowledge about weather and environmental change

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #195, Past Issues