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Archive for September, 2012

Livelihoods threatened as Lake Chilwa dries

Posted in: Issue #218, Past Issues

Malawi: Lake Chilwa’s declining waters threaten livelihoods of fishers and farmers (by Norman Fulatira, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Malawi, with files from IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #218, Past Issues

Kenya: Permaculture promotes food security on Rusinga Island (by Sawa Pius, for Farm Radio Weekly in Kenya)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #218, Past Issues

Mauritania: Farmers adapt to preserve traditional date palms in face of climate change (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #218, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on drying lake

Posted in: Issue #218, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on permaculture

Posted in: Issue #218, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on date palms

Posted in: Issue #218, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

AMARC and FORCOM conference on community radio

Posted in: Issue #218, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Community Listeners’ Clubs

Posted in: Issue #218, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Sharing Freedom Fone and GRINS in Cameroon

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #218, Past Issues

Camels provide farmers in drylands with milk and income

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #218, Past Issues

Farmers restore soil fertility in Namibia

Posted in: Issue #217, Past Issues

Farmers restore soil fertility to boost yields (by Johanna Absalom, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Namibia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #217, Past Issues

Burundi: Farmers turn to timber (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #217, Past Issues

Global brief: Prepare for rising food prices (WFP, AllAfrica, Oxfam)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #217, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on soil fertility

Posted in: Issue #217, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on tree farming

Posted in: Issue #217, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Call for proposals for community radio stations in Africa

Posted in: Issue #217, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Community radio in Cote d’Ivoire

Posted in: Issue #217, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Help us share Farm Radio Weekly with more broadcasters!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #217, Past Issues

Organic fertilizer within easy reach

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Issue #217, Past Issues

Cameroon: Small-scale farmers lose crops, homes to flooding (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #216, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on natural disasters

Posted in: Issue #216, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Workshop on reporting women’s issues

Posted in: Issue #216, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

AlertNet for Journalists

Posted in: Issue #216, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Broadcaster wins Development Journalist of the Year award in Liberia

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #216, Past Issues

Your community group can help in times of disaster

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #216, Past Issues

Farmers develop own irrigation methods

Posted in: Issue #215, Past Issues

Farmers boost yields, income with small-scale irrigation systems (International Water Management Institute)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #215, Past Issues

Congo-Brazzaville: Farmer revives vegetable production with microfinance loan (by Privat-Tiburce Massanga, for Farm Radio Weekly in Congo-Brazzaville)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #215, Past Issues

Ethiopia: Getting a better deal for coffee farmers (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #215, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on small-scale irrigation

Posted in: Issue #215, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on microfinance for farmers

Posted in: Issue #215, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on coffee and fair trade

Posted in: Issue #215, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Training course: Reporting on Women’s Issues

Posted in: Issue #215, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Survey report: Community Participation at Local and Community Radio Stations

Posted in: Issue #215, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

FRI staff climb Mount Kilimanjaro to support African farmers

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #215, Past Issues

A decade of success: community-owned project brings tapped water to village in western Kenya

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #215, Past Issues