Script of the week

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The promise of conservation agriculture

admin March 26, 2018

Adopting conservation agriculture practices requires a big shift in farmers’ attitudes; this is in itself a challenge. But radio and other media […]

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African traditional vegetables back on the table

admin March 19, 2018

In keeping with the theme of agricultural biodiversity that we explore in all our Farmer stories this week, our Script of the […]

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A better life in the country

admin March 12, 2018

In keeping with this week’s focus on youth, our Script of the week is a short drama that shows that, sometimes, life […]

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Broadcaster how-to guide: How to serve your women farmers well

admin March 05, 2018

In keeping with this edition’s focus on women, our Script of the week is a BH2 about how to ensure that you […]

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Tanzanian farmers succeed with co-operative cashew growing plan

admin February 26, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Uganda talks about farmers who are growing bird’s eye chilies. Bird’s eye chilies are not a staple […]

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Is an insect always a pest?

admin February 19, 2018

In keeping with the theme of this week’s Farmer stories, our Script of the Week also focuses on pest management. Before taking […]

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Health considerations of refugees

admin February 12, 2018

Like this week’s Farmer stories, our Script of the week focuses on refugees. Unfortunately, the needs of refugees are not always addressed […]

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Three times the effort for ten times the yield: Growing tomatoes in Nigeria

admin February 05, 2018

This week’s Farmer story from Comoros shows how, in that country, tomato growers must work hard but are well-rewarded for their efforts. […]

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To market, to market—Episode 2: A glut in the market: How supply and demand affect prices

admin January 29, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories from Tanzania and Kenya highlight farmers who are trying to negotiate good market prices and good market arrangements […]

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Backgrounder: Using conservation tillage and soil cover in Conservation agriculture

admin January 15, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories from Malawi and Zambia feature conservation agriculture. Our Script of the week is a Backgrounder that goes into […]

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Series of scripts on seed banks

admin January 08, 2018

This week’s Farmer story highlights seed banks for indigenous grains in Zimbabwe. Our Scripts of the week also feature seed banks. In […]

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Farmers triple sorghum yield thanks to mulch farming

admin December 18, 2017

Like this week’s Farmer stories from Mali and Ethiopia, our Script of the week is about sorghum. In the Sahel, farmland has […]

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