Script of the week

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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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A guide for broadcasters to some important livestock diseases

admin December 11, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya shows how farmers such as Catherine Kagendo are getting information via text message that helps them […]

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Being your brother and sister’s keeper: Preventing HIV and AIDS for people with disabilities

admin November 27, 2017

Our Farmer stories this week focus on HIV and AIDS, and our Script of the week looks at preventing HIV and AIDS […]

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Dried and delicious: Solar dryers help growers store fruits and vegetables longer

admin November 20, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Zimbabwe talks about using solar energy for irrigation. This week’s Script of the week shows that solar […]

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Balancing the interests of wildlife and rural communities: Lessons from Buabeng-Fiema monkey sanctuary in Ghana

admin November 13, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from DRC highlights conflicts between farmers and wild animals. Sometimes wildlife damage farms and destroy crops. In other […]

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Rebuilding the land II – plugging the soil leaks

admin November 06, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Ethiopia discusses ways that researchers are helping farmers rebuild their soil fertility. Our Script of the week […]

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Chicken diseases

admin October 30, 2017

This week’s Farmer stories are all about chickens, and especially chicken diseases. This week’s Script of the week is an issue pack […]

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