Script of the week

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Appropriate farming tools for African women farmers

Nelly Bassily July 14, 2008

This week’s news story on draught power mentioned that millions of donkeys are being used for draught power in parts of West […]

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Improve manure to make better fertilizer

Nelly Bassily July 07, 2008

As the price of chemical fertilizer has risen dramatically in most African countries, it makes sense that more and more farmers are […]

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Farmers have important knowledge about weather and environmental change

Nelly Bassily June 30, 2008

This week’s featured script is a two-part drama on this week’s theme – farmer adaptation to climate change. In the first part, […]

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Rehabilitating degraded land: Planting trees in pits

Nelly Bassily June 16, 2008

This week’s news story from Niger looked at how farmers are preventing desertification and mitigating the effects of climate change on their […]

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Forming an effective farmers’ cooperative

Nelly Bassily June 09, 2008

When it comes to purchasing inputs at a reasonable price and selling crops for a good profit, small-scale farmers are often at […]

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Protect Stored Grain from Beetle Damage

Nelly Bassily May 26, 2008

In this week’s news story from Nigeria, we learned about two separate incidents in which more than 100 people were poisoned by […]

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Farmers can earn income producing compost

Nelly Bassily April 28, 2008

Farmers can earn income producing compostThis week’s lead news story looks at a group of Cameroonian farmers who created a successful business […]

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What is integrated pest management?

Nelly Bassily April 21, 2008

This week’s news story from Ivory Coast dealt with the serious health problems caused by unsafe pesticide use. Some farmers respond to […]

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