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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 January, 2014

Anthills; and mountains to climb

Posted in: Issue #276, Past Issues

Zimbabwe: Farmer uses anthills to improve his soils (by Nqobani Ndlovu, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #276, Past Issues

Tanzania: Widows struggle as relatives grab property (Trust)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #276, Past Issues

Central African Republic: Major food crisis looms

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #276, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Soil health and fertility

Posted in: Issue #276, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Women and land rights

Posted in: Issue #276, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Effects of conflict on farmers and other rural people

Posted in: Issue #276, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

FRW news in brief

Posted in: FRW news in brief, Issue #276, Past Issues

Call for entries: 2014 One World Media Corruption Reporting Award

Posted in: Issue #276, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Commonwealth of Learning offers online course: Communication for development (C4D): Why. How. Now.

Posted in: Issue #276, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

African Union Summit: Agriculture and Food Security

Posted in: Issue #276, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Can a reality show really deliver aid to Africa?

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #276, Past Issues

Soil fertility and climate change: An issue pack

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #276, Past Issues

Revolutions in the countryside: Out with the old, in with the new!

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #275, Past Issues

Burkina Faso: Rural women owning land for the first time (by Inoussa Maïga for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #275, Past Issues

Kenya: Successful young entrepreneurs attracted to farming by social media (by Adam Bemma, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #275, Past Issues

Ethiopia: Small-scale wheat farmers plant in rows to combat weedy grasses (By Kalayu Menasbo, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #275, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on women and land rights

Posted in: Issue #275, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Youth, ICTs and social media in agriculture

Posted in: Issue #275, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Row planting

Posted in: Issue #275, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

FRW news in brief

Posted in: FRW news in brief, Issue #275, Past Issues

Call for applications: Broadcast course on sexual and reproductive health

Posted in: Issue #275, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

New phone application offers worldwide access to community radios

Posted in: Issue #275, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International gets interactive

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #275, Past Issues

Higher yields and less weeding if you transplant rice from a nursery

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #275, Past Issues

Food, farms and forgotten crops

Posted in: Issue #274, Past Issues

Uganda: Farmers set to benefit from nutritious maize (By Paddy Roberts, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #274, Past Issues

Cameroon: Helping marginalized farmers find a voice (IPS)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #274, Past Issues

Kenya: Nurturing nutritious ‘orphan’ crops (Trust)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #274, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Nutrition

Posted in: Issue #274, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Land ownership

Posted in: Issue #274, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: ‘Forgotten’ crops

Posted in: Issue #274, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

FRW news in brief

Posted in: FRW news in brief, Issue #274, Past Issues

Call for applications: Scholarship for young journalists

Posted in: Issue #274, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Committee to Protect Journalists: Journalist Security Guide

Posted in: Issue #274, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Farm Radio International launches in Ethiopia

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #274, Past Issues

Fonio

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #274, Past Issues

The Year of Family Farming: Gathering from the wild, passing on the spirit of farming, and restoring the land.

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #273, Past Issues

Cameroon: Farmers tame wild okok to increase income (by Mireille N’zouankeu, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #273, Past Issues

Niger: Restoring land restores women’s dignity (By Souleymane Maazou, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #273, 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 #273, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Non-timber forest products and vegetative propagation

Posted in: Issue #273, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Soil restoration

Posted in: Issue #273, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters: Cooperation and older farmers

Posted in: Issue #273, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

FRW news in brief

Posted in: FRW news in brief

International Women’s Media Foundation seeks nominations for Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards

Posted in: Issue #273, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Mixcloud: Sharing free and open-source radio programs online

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #273, Past Issues

Farm Radio International and its broadcasting partners attend Panos Institute West Africa meeting in Senegal

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #273, Past Issues

Are burning crop residues and grass good for soil health and fertility? Views from a farmer and an agricultural researcher

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #273, Past Issues