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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 August, 2012

Natural insecticides found cheap, effective and safe!

Posted in: Issue #214, Past Issues

Cameroon: Farmers protect their crops with homemade insecticides (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #214, Past Issues

Kenya: Young woman farmer on road to success (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #214, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on natural pesticides

Posted in: Issue #214, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on youth and farming as a business

Posted in: Issue #214, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

United Nations Journalism Awards

Posted in: Issue #214, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

‘Sustainability for Community Radios: Module III’ now available

Posted in: Issue #214, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio Weekly Bureau Chief attends International Federation of Agricultural Journalists congress

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #214, Past Issues

Radio Spots: Can you Control Pests Without Pesticides?

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #214, Past Issues

Goats provide new livelihood for former teacher

Posted in: Issue #213, Past Issues

Comoros: Villager trades classroom for goat pen (by Ahmed Bacar, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Comoros)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #213, Past Issues

Senegal: Making cashews pay (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #213, Past Issues

Kenya: Displaced forest residents turn to bamboo farming (AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #213, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on cashew prices

Posted in: Issue #213, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on teacher becoming a livestock farmer

Posted in: Issue #213, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on bamboo

Posted in: Issue #213, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Fellowships: African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Posted in: Issue #213, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Podcasts available in support of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Posted in: Issue #213, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio ‘Participatory Agricultural Radio Series’ in Ethiopia

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #213, Past Issues

Tanzanian Farmers Succeed With Co-operative Cashew Growing Plan

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #213, Past Issues

Farmers refuse price limits during Ramadan

Posted in: Issue #212, Past Issues

Comoros: Farmers refuse to follow state-imposed price limits during Ramadan (by Ahmed Bacar, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Comoros)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #212

Senegal: Agricultural co-operative encourages youth to stay in village (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #212, Past Issues

Niger / Mali: Farmers under threat from the desert locust (UN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #212, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on food prices

Posted in: Issue #212, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on agricultural co-operatives and youth

Posted in: Issue #212, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

2012 African Investigative Journalism Awards

Posted in: Issue #212, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

International NGO calls for action to strengthen community radio for indigenous people

Posted in: Issue #212, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International exhibits at agricultural fair in Tanzania

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #212, Past Issues

Ekua Makes a Budget

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #212, Past Issues

Drought claims livestock in Zimbabwe

Posted in: Issue #211, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Cattle ranchers call for government intervention as drought claims pastures (by Zenzele Ndebele, for Farm Radio Weekly in Zimbabwe)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #211, Past Issues

Cameroon: Agricultural advice live on Amplitude FM (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #211, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on drought and cattle

Posted in: Issue #211, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on radio for supporting farmers’ livelihoods

Posted in: Issue #211, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Web 2.0 training events

Posted in: Issue #211, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Gender and Land Rights Database

Posted in: Issue #211, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

New program helps farmers grow more of traditional grain

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #211, 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 #211, Past Issues