Script of the week

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Two women rice farmers discuss their best seed saving practices

Nelly Bassily October 06, 2008

This week’s featured script was produced as part of a collaboration between Farm Radio International and the Africa Rice Center (WARDA). Our […]

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Select only your best rice seed with flotation and manual sorting

Nelly Bassily September 29, 2008

This week, we feature one of five scripts on rice production and seed management recently produced as part of a collaboration between […]

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Micro-doses of fertilizer increase yields in the Sahel

Nelly Bassily September 22, 2008

This week’s featured script is an additional resource on the topic of fertilizer micro-dosing. It features an interview between a radio host […]

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New rice variety for Africa to save wetlands in Uganda

Nelly Bassily September 08, 2008

This week’s featured script was written by FRW subscriber and correspondent Joshua Kyalimpa of Opsett Media’s African Farm Radio Bureau in Uganda. […]

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Mangoes to the rescue: A local response to climate change

Nelly Bassily August 25, 2008

This week, we are pleased to feature another prize winning script by an FRW subscriber. Kwabena Agyei from Classic FM in Ghana […]

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Fissel farmers don’t pick up straw after harvesting, a method that protects land from heat

Nelly Bassily August 18, 2008

This week’s featured script was written by one of FRW’s own subscribers, Mariama Sy Coulibaly from Radio Convergence Panafricaine in Senegal. Ms. […]

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Rainfall retention protects soil

Nelly Bassily August 11, 2008

While script package 84 will be posted online and reach our partners by mail soon, we have a sneak preview for our […]

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Biosecurity – A new way to look at avian flu prevention

Nelly Bassily August 04, 2008

This week’s news story about a new outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigeria reminds us that the virus remains a serious […]

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Supply water directly to plant roots with pitcher and drip irrigation

Nelly Bassily July 28, 2008

As our news story from Senegal pointed out, drip irrigation systems minimize the amount of water needed to irrigate crops by delivering […]

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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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