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The clod breaker: a rolling harrow - video

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The clod breaker is a simple wooden tool made out of a cylindrical log with iron spikes. It can be pulled by animals or even by an adult person. By driving the clod breaker over yo...

Killing fruit flies with food baits - video

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Food baits can be used as a spot spray or in bait stations. Fruit flies can detect food baits over short distances, up to 10 metres. Some baits contain a natural insecticide that i...

Making groundnut oil and snacks - video

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Women in Benin show us that there are three important things: select good groundnut varieties, follow good harvest and postharvest practices, and use good processing methods. 

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Making fresh cheese - video

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A soft fresh cheese can be made and ready for consumption  in less than 1 hour and, and is easily made with some basic kitchen equipment, as we will learn from rural women from the...

Managing aphids in beans and vegetables - video

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You can easily control aphids by using some organic practices, such as sprinkling ash, spraying a neem solution or planting trap crops.

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Rotary weeder - video

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Effective weed management can increase yields by more than 50%, but usually takes a lot of time. As a farmer it is therefore worthwhile investing in labour-saving weed management t...

Rice seed preservation - video

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Based on hard real-life experience, the women of Maria village have devised some very effective techniques for seed preservation. So why not learn from some of these innovative wom...

Rice transplanting - video

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Yields are much higher when rice is transplanted. Compared to broadcasting, yields are two or three times higher. So why not watch this video and find out how and why. This video i...

Vermiwash: an organic tonic for crops - video

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Vermiwash is the liquid that is collected after water passes through compost made by  earthworms. It is rich in plant growth hormones, micro-nutrients, and major nutrients like nit...

Managed regeneration - video

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Farmer managed natural regeneration (FMNR) has helped to "regreen" five million hectares of land in Niger after three decades of destruction. It is an effective way of reintroducin...