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African Farm News in Review

Nelly Bassily January 07, 2008

You are welcome to use the news stories below in any way that suits your radio organization. You may wish to read […]

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1. Southern Africa: Floods present risk to health and crops (United Nations Integrated Regional Information Network, AllAfrica.com)

Nelly Bassily January 07, 2008

Unusually heavy rainfall has caused flooding in many parts of southern Africa and is forecast to continue across the region until February. […]

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2. Uganda: Women fishers break traditions (New Vision)

Nelly Bassily January 07, 2008

Some Ugandan women are breaking traditional barriers in the fishing industry in order to obtain a better share of the profit.Historically, men […]

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African Farm News in Review

Nelly Bassily December 24, 2007

You are welcome to use the news stories below in any way that suits your radio organization. You may wish to read […]

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1. East Africa: US $13 million project aims to connect small-scale farmers with supplies (Various Sources)

Nelly Bassily December 24, 2007

A new initiative has begun to connect small-scale farmers in East Africa with agricultural inputs such as seeds, tools, and fertilizer. The […]

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African Farm News in Review

Nelly Bassily December 18, 2007

You are welcome to use the news pieces below in any way that suits your radio organization. You may wish to read […]

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1. West Africa: Rising cereal prices welcomed by farmers, but raise concern among authorities, written by Idy Sy Diop, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Dakar

Nelly Bassily December 18, 2007

Following a global market trend, grain prices in some West African countries have increased, despite a concurrent increase in production. Rice producers […]

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2. Africa: The promise and potential perils of biofuels (Various Sources)

Nelly Bassily December 18, 2007

As the cost of fossil fuels rises and concern over climate change grows, the demand for biofuels – or fuels made from […]

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4. Uganda: Egg shells can be a source of calcium – and profit (The Monitor)

Nelly Bassily December 18, 2007

A Ugandan woman has developed a product that could make poultry farming more profitable. Jessica Nanyunja was studying nutrition at Kyambogo University […]

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African Farm News in Review

Nelly Bassily December 11, 2007

Following are some news stories that you might like to share with your listeners. You are very welcome to use them in […]

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