Script of the week

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Teaching youth about sexuality

admin February 17, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Burkina Faso focuses on opening the communication channels between youth and parents to promote healthy sexuality, among […]

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Crop rotation and intercropping reduce damage from striga weed

admin February 10, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Togo talks about the benefits of crop rotation and intercropping. Our Script of the week highlights one […]

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A Kenyan farmer uses water hyacinth to feed chickens

admin February 03, 2019

For many years, farmers in Kenya used grains to feed their chickens. But more recently, drought has hit many parts of the […]

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Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

admin January 21, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Ethiopia presents the benefits of home garden agroforestry. Our Script of the week also focuses on the […]

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Cassava is wealth: New harmonized standards for processing cassava flour in East and Central Africa

admin January 13, 2019

This week’s Farmer stories from Senegal and Kenya focus on processing raw foods to increase their value, extend their shelf life, and […]

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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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