Script of the week

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Using chemical pesticides safely: The case of Fall armyworm in Ethiopia

admin November 11, 2019

Maize farmers across sub-Saharan Africa are trying various methods to keep Fall armyworm (FAW) and other pests from damaging their crops. FAW […]

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Storing dairy fodder for the dry season increases farmers’ income

admin October 28, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer story from Senegal and this week’s Resource, our Script of the week focuses on the dairy sector. Dairy […]

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A friend in need is a friend indeed: Keeping your groundnuts free from aflatoxin contamination

admin October 14, 2019

One of this week’s Farmer stories and one of this week’s Resources focus on aflatoxin. A friend in need is a friend […]

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To market, to market—episode 3: Where to sell: Making the best choice

admin September 29, 2019

Two of this week’s Farmer stories focus on various aspects of marketing farm produce. This is also the topic of our Script […]

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Grow your own fertilizer—plant cover crops with maize

admin September 16, 2019

One of our Farmer stories from Kenya highlights the benefits of growing jack beans as a cover crop. Our Script of the […]

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Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

admin September 02, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso and this week’s Resource, our Script of the week focuses on agroforestry, and more […]

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Talking to teens about unsafe sex

admin August 19, 2019

The topic of our Script of the week is related to the topic one of this week’s Farmer stories from Burkina Faso. […]

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Composting human waste is a healthy way to reduce disease and feed the soil

admin August 05, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer story from Uganda, our Script of the week focuses on finding beneficial uses for human waste. Food safety […]

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Breaking the silence around infertility in women and men

admin July 22, 2019

In medical terms, “infertility” is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year or more of regular, unprotected sexual […]

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Issue Pack: Groundnut value chain in Malawi: post-harvest

admin July 08, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Zambia highlights the potential of processing groundnuts into peanut butter. Our Script of the week is an […]

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Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

admin June 24, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer stories, our Script of the week focuses on trees and agroforestry. The script discusses Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration […]

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Nomadic people fight fowl pox in Mali

admin June 09, 2019

All three of our archived Farmer stories this week talk about chickens—as does our Script of the week. In Mali, nearly 80% […]

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