Farmer Stories

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Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

The following news stories may be of interest to your listeners. If these stories are relevant to you, you are more than […]

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East Africa: Locusts destroy crops and pastures in Kenya, threaten farm lands in Sudan (Various UN Sources)

Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

Swarms of Desert Locusts are destroying crops in northeastern Kenya and threatening farm lands in northern Sudan. It’s a potentially dangerous situation […]

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West Africa: Countries step up measures to combat bird flu (Agence France Presse, Daily Trust, and Ghanaian Chronicle)

Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

Three West African countries that have been hit by bird flu recently announced new measures to stave off the spread of the […]

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Senegal: Low cost white fly traps save mango crops (United Nations’ Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Integrated Regional Information Networks December 04, 2007

Mango farmers in the Casamance region of Senegal are learning a low-cost method of trapping and killing a pest that has been […]

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Gabon: Poor road conditions hamper banana industry (Gabonews)

Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

The poor condition of roads in Gabon is driving up the cost of transportation and narrowing profit margins in the Gabonese banana […]

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Uganda: Fruit cannery drives demand (The Monitor)

Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

Fruit farmers in the Masaka district of Uganda should enjoy higher demand for their crops as a local juice processor plans to […]

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Africa: Tiny but powerful – bees and chilies can keep elephants away from crops (Various Sources)

Nelly Bassily December 04, 2007

The sound of bees or the scent of chilies may be small annoyances to most people. But they may also be solutions […]

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Nelly Bassily November 29, 2007

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Who We Are

Nelly Bassily November 29, 2007

Meet the Farm Radio Weekly Team: In Arusha: Paddy Roberts FRW Editor proberts@farmradiotz.org Nelly Bassily Digital Resources Coordinator nbassily@farmradio.org Our bureau chiefs […]

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Nelly Bassily November 27, 2007

Farm Radio Weekly is designed to serve your needs and those of your listeners! If you would like to contribute any content […]

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What is Farm Radio Weekly?

Nelly Bassily November 22, 2007

Farm Radio Weekly (FRW) is a news and information service published by Farm Radio International. FRW strives to provide rural radio organizations […]

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