Script of the week tagged "livestock"

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Backgrounder on dairy production

admin May 12, 2019

Like this week’s Farmer story from Kenya, our Script of the week focuses on dairy farming. Dairy production is a major economic […]

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Raising goats to beat the drought in eastern Kenya

admin April 29, 2019

This week’s Farmer story from Ghana is about the changing climate in that country. Our Script of the week also covers climate […]

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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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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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A guide for broadcasters to some important livestock diseases

admin September 17, 2018

This week’s Farmer stories are all about livestock, and ensuring livestock health. But animal health—and animal diseases—is a big topic. There are […]

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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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Cowpea haulms to the rescue: Using cowpea residues to feed livestock

admin October 09, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya highlights the benefits of Brachiaria grass when used as animal feed. Our Script of the week […]

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Trees provide fodder for livestock

admin September 04, 2017

This week’s Farmer story from Kenya talks about the benefits of planting trees, including fodder trees. Our Script of the week also […]

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Raising rabbits for meat and profit: Parts one and two

admin December 19, 2016

This week’s story from DRC features the same topic as our Scripts of the week: raising rabbits. Rabbits can be of great […]

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Raising goats to beat the drought in eastern Kenya

admin October 10, 2016

As we saw this week in our stories from Kenya, Malawi, and Somalia/Uganda, the changing climate is creating challenges for farmers in […]

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Raising goats to beat the drought in eastern Kenya

admin May 02, 2016

This week’s story from Somaliland shows how pastoralists are suffering because of drought. In many parts of Africa, the changing climate and […]

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Raising goats to beat the drought in eastern Kenya

admin February 01, 2016

This week’s story from Ivory Coast focuses on keeping bees. Our Script of the week focuses on keeping a different kind of […]

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