Script of the week

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Velvet bean shades the wash basin

admin January 05, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from DRC talks about using Mucuna pruriens to manage weeds and improve soil fertility. Our Script of the […]

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Farmers try no-till farming in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

admin December 23, 2018

Conservation agriculture offers simple practices that farmers can use to address the negative impacts of climate change and learn how to “farm […]

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Reviving banana production to boost incomes in western Kenya

admin December 17, 2018

Bananas are one of the most important crops in East and Central Africa, both as a staple food and as a source […]

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Beans, a family affair: A five-part radio drama

admin December 02, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Tanzania raises some of the challenges women farmers face, including a lack of control over land and […]

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Women’s right to land is necessary for community development

admin November 26, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories deal with land rights. Our Script of the week talks about women’s rights to land. Food security at […]

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Prevent malaria in pregnancy

admin November 18, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso deals with maternal health, and mentions that malaria is one of the leading causes of […]

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Backgrounder: Raising goats

admin November 05, 2018

One of this week’s Farmer stories is about the impact of a disease called peste des petits ruminants on goats. Our Script […]

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Rebuilding local seed supplies after armed conflict or other emergency situations

admin October 30, 2018

All three of this week’s Farmer stories talk about the importance of indigenous crops, and two focus on indigenous seeds. Our Script […]

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Broadcaster how-to guide: Effective emergency response programming for farmers

admin October 15, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories from Zambia and Ghana talk about weather-related services that, respectively, guide farmer’s monthly activities and provide accurate daily […]

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Sack farming: Unlimited vegetable harvest

admin October 07, 2018

Like one of this week’s Farmer stories from Tanzania, our Script of the week is about growing vegetables in bags, also called […]

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Improved Market Information Services programs increase farmers’ income and knowledge

admin October 01, 2018

This week, we present some of the best of our Farmer stories on marketing. Our Script of the week shows how radio […]

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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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