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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 July, 2012

Bee products take the sting out of poverty for Zimbabwean families

Posted in: Issue #210, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Beekeeping brings a sweeter life for rural families (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #210, Past Issues

Cameroon: African swine fever measures hit pig farmers hard (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #210, Past Issues

Guinea: Women profit from urban gardening (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #210, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on beekeeping

Posted in: Issue #210, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on urban agriculture

Posted in: Issue #210, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

African Green Revolution Forum: Media competition

Posted in: Issue #210, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Speak Up, Speak Out: A Toolkit for Reporting on Human Rights Issues

Posted in: Issue #210, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International scripts now available in Swahili and Hausa!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #210, Past Issues

The Beekeepers of Shewula

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #210, Past Issues

Fattening sheep project helps Ethiopian families

Posted in: Issue #209, Past Issues

Ethiopia: Sheep fattening transforms lives (International Livestock Research Institute)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #209, Past Issues

Guinea: Youth group builds clinic, mosque, market and school (by Ibrahima Sory Cissé, for Farm Radio Weekly in Guinea-Conakry)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #209, Past Issues

Tanzania: Widows support each other with farming projects (by Alex Butler for Farm Radio Weekly in Tanzania)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #209, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on sheep

Posted in: Issue #209, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farmers’ groups

Posted in: Issue #209, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

‘She Will Innovate’ competition calls for applications

Posted in: Issue #209, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Manual: Sustainability of Community Radios: Module II

Posted in: Issue #209, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Subscribers’ survey

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #209, Past Issues

Many heads are better than one: The story of Ngolowindo Co-operative

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #209, Past Issues

Husbands may represent worse threat to women than gunmen

Posted in: Issue #208, Past Issues

West Africa: Husbands worse threat to women than gunmen (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #208, Past Issues

TOGO: Freeing disabled children from damaging customs (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #208, Past Issues

Uganda: Cervical cancer: Little-known but deadly (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #208, Past Issues

Rwanda: Despite health insurance, many Rwandans cannot afford medical treatment (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #208, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on domestic abuse in Africa

Posted in: Issue #208, Notes to Broadcasters

Notes to broadcasters on children with disabilities

Posted in: Issue #208, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on cervical cancer

Posted in: Issue #208, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on health insurance

Posted in: Issue #208, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Value chains competition

Posted in: Issue #208, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Study of media coverage of women and agriculture

Posted in: Issue #208, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Nigerian radio dramas seek to include community discussion

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #208, Past Issues

Nutrition – advice to an expectant mother

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #208, Past Issues

Mauritian sugar farmers turn to fair trade

Posted in: Issue #207, Past Issues

Mauritius: Sugar farmers turn to fair trade (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #207, Past Issues

Kenya: Farmers gain from radio broadcasts on climate change (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #207, Past Issues

Cameroon: Farmer increases income thanks to cow dung (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #207, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on fair trade

Posted in: Issue #207, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on airing traditional and scientific weather forecasts

Posted in: Issue #207, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcaster on biodigesters

Posted in: Issue #207, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Clean Development Mechanism African Radio Contest 2012

Posted in: Issue #207, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Africa Renewal website

Posted in: Issue #207, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio Weekly subscribers’ survey

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #207, Past Issues

Drip Irrigation

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #207, Past Issues

Farmers’ group benefits by building their own marketplace

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #206, Past Issues

Comoros Islands: Farmers’ group creates their own market (Ahmed Bacar, for Farm Radio Weekly, in the Comoros Islands)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #206, Past Issues

Congo-Brazzaville: Changing climate affects farmers on the Congolese coast (by John Ndinga-Goma, for Farm Radio Weekly in Congo-Brazzaville)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #206, Past Issues

World: Rio+20 and sustainable agriculture (Various sources)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #206, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on markets

Posted in: Issue #206, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on climate change and agriculture

Posted in: Issue #206, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

The African News Innovation Challenge

Posted in: Issue #206, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Community radio and climate change resources

Posted in: Issue #206, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Community radio promotes understanding in Congo-Brazzaville

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #206, Past Issues

To Market, To Market – Episode 2: A Glut in the Market: How Supply and Demand Affect Prices

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #206, Past Issues