Notes to broadcasters on farming and beekeeping:

    | November 10, 2008

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    This story looks at how the practices of agroforestry and beekeeping can be complementary, and how both can help a rural person earn a good income in an environmentally-sustainable manner. Many Farm Radio International resources are available for both topics.

    Agroforestry
    Broadcaster Discussion Groups:
    -“http://farmradio.org/english/partners/archives/bdg/bdg_6a.asp”
    -“Farmers dilemma: To keep or not keep trees on farms”:

    Scripts:
    -“Choose the right trees to grow with crops” (Package 55, Script 1, April 2000)
    -“Growing maize with trees” (Package 58, Script 4, January 2001)

    Beekeeping
    Farm Radio Weekly stories:
    -“http://weekly.farmradio.org/2008/04/14/1-malawi-adding-value-sweetens-profits-for-honey-producers-farm-radio-weekly-commonwealth-news-and-information-service/” (FRW #18, April 2008)
    -“http://weekly.farmradio.org/2008/02/11/south-africa-ancient-brew-has-eastern-cape-buzzing-with-employment-opportunities-various-sources/” (FRW #10, February 2008)
    Scripts:
    -“Earning extra income for the family – One woman’s success story” (Package 68, Script 5, September 2003)
    -“Improved honey production and processing in dryland Kenya” (Package 79, Script 1, November 2006)