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Preventing and managing cassava diseases

admin October 16, 2017

This week, we feature two stories about disease-resistant varieties of cassava. Researchers are developing cassava varieties that produce higher yields, tolerate drought, […]

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Talking about mental health on the radio

admin October 09, 2017

The 25th anniversary World Mental Health Day is Oct. 10, 2017. This year’s theme is Mental Health in the Workplace. Globally, more […]

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Resources for reporting on childhood obesity

admin October 02, 2017

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently released its annual report, titled The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the […]

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SciJo: An interactive game to test health journalism skills

admin September 25, 2017

This week’s Resource is not a guidebook; it’s a game!   The World Federation of Science Journalists created SciJo, an interactive game […]

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Tips for writing better headlines

admin September 18, 2017

A good headline can stop listeners from switching off their radios and get them to lean closer to hear more. Headlines work […]

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Manual: ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about sweet potato’

admin September 11, 2017

One of this week’s Farmer stories is about a Zambian couple growing and selling orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) vines and roots. OFSP […]

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A reporting guide on illegal logging

admin September 04, 2017

From firewood to furniture, from protecting wildlife to supporting multi-billion-dollar industries, the world’s great forests matter to everyone. But they’re threatened by […]

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Audio guides to make media coverage more sensitive to gender-based violence

admin August 28, 2017

Whether they’re covering a new irrigation project, access to vegetable markets, or farmers struggling to pay their children’s school fees, radio broadcasters […]

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Picking the best microphone for your smartphone

admin August 22, 2017

More and more journalists are using smartphones to record interviews, whether for print publication, radio broadcast, or social media. They’re lightweight, versatile, […]

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Creating a youth radio program

admin August 14, 2017

A youth radio program is a great way to share the diverse voices and aspirations of children and youth on air, and […]

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Animal diseases carried by ticks and their treatment in Kenya

admin July 31, 2017

Animal health is a major constraint to livestock production in many countries, including Kenya. Modern veterinary inputs and services are often not […]

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Health Toolbox

admin July 24, 2017

The World Federation of Science Journalists has created a Health Toolbox to connect African journalists and health experts. Journalists can search for […]

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