Resources

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Two resources on groundnuts

admin July 08, 2019

Groundnut Post-harvest Operations (FAO) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) publishes an online compendium of post-harvest practices for […]

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Broadcaster how-to guide: Producing mini-docs

admin June 24, 2019

Mini-documentaries are short reports from the field that document the story of one person who encounters a problem and overcomes it. These […]

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Chicken diseases

admin June 09, 2019

This week’s Resource is an Issue pack (now called a Backgrounder) designed to give radio broadcasters the information needed to create effective […]

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How to make and use compost

admin May 26, 2019

Compost, often known as “composted manure” in Africa, and one type of organic fertilizer, is important for naturally boosting soil fertility. To […]

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Broadcaster how-to guide: Adapting Farm Radio International resources for radio broadcast

admin May 12, 2019

There is a huge amount of information and an enormous number of stories available in print, on the internet, in television, in […]

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Resources on climate change and African agriculture

admin April 29, 2019

The following six documents represent a variety of opinions and perspectives on the issue of climate change and African farming. Some are […]

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Backgrounder on stroke

admin April 14, 2019

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells lack a supply […]

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Recording the weather

admin April 07, 2019

Farmers depend on the weather for a good harvest. But the changing climate means that even experienced farmers must adjust their practices […]

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The 10 Elements of Agroecology: Guiding the Transition to Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems

admin March 31, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso talks about agroecology. Our Resource focuses on the same topic. The United Nations Food and […]

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Broadcaster how-to guide: How to deal with sensitive issues on air

admin March 24, 2019

As a broadcaster, you likely talk about a wide range of topics on the air. Many of these are not particularly sensitive […]

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Strengthening farmers’ groups

admin March 10, 2019

When it comes to small-scale farmers, there is strength in numbers. Farmers’ groups are an effective way for communities to improve their […]

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Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

admin March 03, 2019

Achieving gender equality is an integral part of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. UN Women’s new flagship report, “Turning […]

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