In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

    | October 25, 2010

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    African Farm News in Review

    1. Burkina Faso: Improving access to safe water in urban areas (by JADE Productions, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Burkina Faso)

    2. Kenya: Fairer access to water through the Mara River Water Users Association (WWF-Kenya)

    3. East Africa: Field trials of GM maize to begin (Reuters, Peace FM Online, New Agriculturist)

    Radio News Flash

    -Nigeria: Breakthrough for community radio (AMARC, Radio Netherlands Worldwide)

    Upcoming Events

    -West Africa Journalists Association Excellence Awards 2010: Deadline 30 October

    Radio Resource Bank

    -Internet for Journalists 2011: deadline to apply November 1

    Farm Radio Action

    -Submission deadline for scripts on Healthy Communities: November 1

    Farm Radio Script of the Week

    -Sekedo, a drought-resistant sorghum for Karamoja