Script of the week

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Rural communities adapting to climate change in Benin

admin September 24, 2018

The Farmer stories in this issue of Barza Wire focus on factors that are beyond the power of farmers themselves to control. […]

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A guide for broadcasters to some important livestock diseases

admin September 17, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories are all about livestock, and ensuring livestock health. But animal health—and animal diseases—is a big topic. There are […]

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Water-efficient gardens: Water is life

admin September 10, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Togo is about ensuring that market gardeners have enough water to make a living. Water is indispensable […]

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Making traditional mustard in Moba County, Togo

admin August 27, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso shows a women’s group profiting from processing a common vegetable. Our Script of the week […]

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Crop rotation and intercropping reduce damage from striga weed

admin August 13, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from DRC focuses on intercropping. Our Script of the week focuses on the benefits of intercropping and crop […]

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The ‘push-pull’ approach to controlling stem borers in maize

admin August 07, 2018

This week’s Farmer story about Fall armyworm from Ethiopia talks about farmers who are having success with the push-pull method. Our Script […]

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Kenyan farmer uses organic practices

admin July 30, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Tanzania talks about the benefits of organic farming. Our Script of the week is the success story […]

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Maternal health, parts one and two

admin July 23, 2018

Like this week’s Farmer stories, our Script of the week focuses on women’s experiences. In most rural communities in Ghana, women are […]

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Processing cassava brings wealth to farmers

admin July 16, 2018

In this week’s Farmer story from Tanzania, we learned that high demand is motivating farmers to grow cassava commercially. Our Script of […]

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Storing cowpea seeds for a season and a reason

admin July 09, 2018

Our Farmer story from Malawi features a farmer who is happy with his airtight PICS bag. Our Script of the week talks […]

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Organic cotton helps the soil and the community

admin July 03, 2018

Like this week’s Farmer story from Senegal, our Script of the week talks about growing a crop organically. The Beninese NGO, OBEPAB, […]

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Aquaculture: The value chain

admin June 18, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya highlights a farmer who succeeds with fish farming. Our Script of the week is an Issue […]

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