Organic fertilizers

AgricultureCrop production

Theme pack

Organic fertilizers

Read FRI’s radio resources on organic ways to fertilize your soils

Dear broadcasting partners,

Here is our theme pack for September, this time all about organic fertilizers.

This pack has eight elements, including two backgrounders, one interview script, one drama, and four Barza Wire stories.


Organic fertilizers

Soil health


Compost: A solution to impoverishment of the soil and the impact of overusing chemical fertilizers


Farmers learn about compost manure on the radio – with great results!

Barza Wire stores

Senegal: Homemade organic manure fertilizes soil, boosts income

Kenya: Farmers use earthworms to make organic fertilizer

Congo-Brazzaville: Market gardeners make and use organic fertilizers

Tanzania: Grape growers use organic fertilizer to save money and boost soil fertility

We hope that this kind of “one-stop shop” on selected topics is useful, and that you can use the resources in this month’s theme pack to make effective programming on nutritious crops.

Please use and enjoy these resources. Let us know if they’re useful—and exactly how you use them!