Archives

...

International Day of Rural Women: Celebrate women farmers!

Nelly Bassily October 13, 2014

Welcome to Farm Radio Weekly. In issue #308, we bring you three stories which celebrate the role of women in rural communities. […]

Read more

...

Farming tales: Beating the odds

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

Are you sitting comfortably? Welcome to Farm Radio Weekly issue #307! This edition of the Weekly brings you two stories of people […]

Read more

...

Comoros: Bananas mean success for new farmer (by Ahmed Bacar, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

Every day of the week except Friday, Said Bacar travels nearly five kilometres from his village to his banana field. He tells […]

Read more

...

Malawi: Widow harvests prosperity with cassava (by Mark Ndipita, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

It is a hot sunny day and Agnes Kandodo is busy inspecting the crops in her cassava field. The widowed mother of […]

Read more

...

Mali: Mamadou Cissé and the watermelon thieves (by Meli Rostand, for Farm Radio Weekly)

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

Mamadou Cissé is a broadcaster with Radio Welena in Nossombougou, a remote area 75 kilometres north of Bamako, in southwestern Mali. He […]

Read more

...

Call for applications: Investigative science journalism fellowship for the Global South

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers, encourages investigative science journalism in the Global South. The organization is currently offering […]

Read more

...

World Food Day 2014 focuses on family farming

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2014

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations marks World Food Day each year on October 16, the anniversary of the […]

Read more

...

Rebuilding lives

Nelly Bassily September 29, 2014

Welcome to Farm Radio Weekly. Issue #306 highlights stories from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo about rebuilding after conflict has […]

Read more

...

African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms

Nelly Bassily September 29, 2014

The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms is a Pan-African initiative to promote human rights standards and principles of openness in […]

Read more

...

Security issues: Food, shelter and fishing grounds

Nelly Bassily September 22, 2014

Hello! Welcome to Farm Radio Weekly issue #305. This edition has an East African flavour. Farmers are profiting from an improved variety […]

Read more

...

Dairy, digging and discrimination

Nelly Bassily September 15, 2014

Thank you for reading this edition of Farm Radio Weekly. Issue #304 features stories about donated dairy cows in Cameroon, South Sudanese […]

Read more

...

Ebola, fowls and fodder

Nelly Bassily September 08, 2014

A hearty welcome awaits you in Farm Radio Weekly! Issue #303 covers the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and investigates how […]

Read more