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Archive for April, 2013

Profitable partnerships and dangerous jobs

Posted in: Issue #244, Past Issues

Comoros: Older farmer forges partnership with youth to grow profits (by Ahmed Bacar, for Farm Radio Weekly in Comoros)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #244, Past Issues

Niger: Processing baobab brings profits to women in Miriah (by Souleymane Maâzou, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #244, Past Issues

World Press Freedom Day

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #244, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Cooperation and older farmers

Posted in: Issue #244, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on baobabs

Posted in: Issue #244, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: World Press Freedom Day

Posted in: Issue #244, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

World Press Freedom Day materials available for download

Posted in: Issue #244, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Reuters Foundation announces call for participants for global security seminar

Posted in: Issue #244, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International ‘sounds-off’!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #244, Past Issues

Farmers’ co-operatives help Zambian farmers survive and thrive

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #244, Past Issues

Farmers face the future

Posted in: Issue #243, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Mixed returns for GM cotton farmers (by Nourou-Dhine Salouka, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #243, Past Issues

Uganda: Vegetables and bananas mean prosperity for farmer (By Charles Okalebo, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #243, Past Issues

News brief: Consecutive catastrophes hit Madagascan farmers (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #243, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Genetically modified cotton

Posted in: Issue #243, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Vegetable farming

Posted in: Issue #243, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Natural disasters

Posted in: Issue #243, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Opportunity for African women writers

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #243, Past Issues

Online journalism course

Posted in: Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

E-discussion for radio broadcasters on farmer value chains postponed to May

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #243, Past Issues

African traditional vegetables back on the table

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #243, Past Issues

Profit from sunflowers, profit from home gardening. And: whose land is it, anyway?

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #242, Past Issues

Uganda: Small-scale farmers profit by switching from cotton to sunflowers (By Geoffrey Ojok, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Uganda)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #242, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Mothers learn to feed their children better by growing their own vegetables (by Inoussa Maiga, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Burkina Faso)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #242, Past Issues

News brief: Tanzanian Maasai to lose land to ‘green land grab’ (Agencies)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #242, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Sunflowers and cropping decisions

Posted in: Issue #242, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Nutrition

Posted in: Issue #242, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on land grabs

Posted in: Issue #242, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Call for submissions: Maternal health

Posted in: Issue #242, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

April 17 is the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles

Posted in: Issue #242, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Save the date: E-discussion for radio broadcasters on farmer value chains starts on April 29!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #242, Past Issues

A community fights malnutrition with local leafy vegetables

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #242, Past Issues

Opportunities in farming and fishing – and GMOs to enter Uganda?

Posted in: Issue #241, Past Issues

Cameroon: Bean farmer increases production with new variety (by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Cameroon)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #241, Past Issues

Lesotho: Fishing for work in Lesotho (IRIN)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #241, Past Issues

News brief: Ugandan farmers say no to GMOs (AllAfrica, with additional information from AATF)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #241, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: New varieties

Posted in: Issue #241, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Fish farming

Posted in: Issue #241, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)

Posted in: Issue #241, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

CNN African Journalist Awards, 2013

Posted in: Issue #241, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Reporters Without Borders’ Press Freedom Index for 2013

Posted in: Issue #241, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Meeting Farm Radio Weekly writers!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #241, Past Issues

Comparing crop varieties: Start small, go slowly

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #241, Past Issues