In this week’s Farm Radio Weekly:

| September 20, 2010

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African Farm News in Review

1. Southern Africa: Farmers balance healthy soils and healthy animals in a changing climate (IPS TerraViva Africa)

2. Malawi: Farmers succeed with new varieties of drought-tolerant maize (CIMMYT, SciDev.net)

3. Kenya: A bid to save macadamia crops (IPS, Farm Radio Weekly)

Upcoming Events

-ShareFair on Agricultural and Rural Development Knowledge in Africa

Radio Resource Bank

-ICRC Young Reporter Competition: deadline 1 October 2010

Farm Radio Action

-Farm Radio Weekly freelancers cover IDRC symposium on women’s land rights in Nairobi, Kenya

Farm Radio Script of the Week

-Are burning crop residues and grass good for soil health and fertility? Views from a farmer and an agricultural researcher