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In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

African Farm News in Review

1. Cameroon: A woman agricultural engineer discusses her passion for mushrooms (written by Lilianne Nyatcha, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Douala, Cameroon) [1]

2. Uganda: Mulago Positive Women’s Network discovers potential of mushroom cultivation (written by Joshua Kyalimpa, for Farm Radio Weekly, in Kampala, Uganda) [2]

3. DRC: Women farmers who are victims of rape cannot return to their lands because of the armed forces (Agro Radio Hebdo, Women’s eNews, Radiookapi.net) [3]

4. Africa: Changemakers competition invites farmers to submit innovations and offers a chance to win cash prizes (Ashoka and Farm Radio Weekly) [4]

Upcoming Events

March 31st, 2009: Deadline to submit nomination for the Women’s World Summit Foundation award [5]

April 1, 2009: Deadline to apply for human rights journalism fellowship [6]

Radio Resource Bank

AMARC’s 2009 celebration of International Women’s Day! [7]

Farm Radio Action

Gender Equality and Radio Workshop in Ghana (written by Blythe Mckay, Development Communication Coordinator, Farm Radio International) [8]

Farm Radio Script of the Week

Women produce most of our food [9]