Nights for Tuesday 28 February 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Travels without a donkey
The latest travels of Richard Donald and his wife Gennie had them narrowly escaping brigands in Mexico, coping with a pregnant donkey in Greece, and learning of an unreported murder in the Czech Republic.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: (Mid-West) United States Of America
Journalist, author and photographer Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell is living her dream life in a 480-square foot cabin within the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas, but near the Mississippi border.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: A Fair Exchange
A documentary from RTE Radio in Ireland telling the story of a group of Irish businesspeople who organised the project to bring clean water to the village of Illili Darartu The village is home to 10,000 people, most of whom are dependent on growing coffee for a living. The low price of coffee has led to many farmers switching instead to growing a narcotic plant called khat which has led to widespread social problems in Ethiopia. The programme examines the relationship between the coffee growers of this remote region of Ethiopia and the buyers of their products, and asks if aid projects like this are the best way to improve the lives of Ethiopian coffee growers?
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Putumayo Radio Hour
A world music show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures (Putumayo)