1. In this Issue: Farming as a Business Telling the Story with Photographs Partner Profile - ODE, Burkina Faso CA Farmer Profile And much more!!
  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Local varieties often cope better with drought and other stresses, and outperform modern varieties when grown under ecological conditions. Collect traditional varieties by visiting seed savers in their homes, or while attending seed festivals and farmer training...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video The international organic certification system can be bureaucratic and expensive, and beyond the reach of smallholder ecological farmers who produce for the local market. In many countries, Participatory Guarantee Systems, or PGS, are emerging as an alternative...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Because of our seed bank, we have native varieties again. By using indigenous seed our costs have reduced as we can grow and keep our own seed. So, we don’t have to depend on the market. In our seed bank, we also train farmers how to grow crops organically, free...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video When selling in fairs, you can create an identity as a group, for example, by using the same signs, aprons and table cloths. Organize recreational, educational activities with consumers, and their kids. Make alliances with local authorities to create places to...
  6. Pork production and consumption have risen rapidly in Uganda over the past decade, driven by population growth, urbanization, increasing incomes, and changing tastes. In 2011, Uganda had the highest per capita consumption of pork in East Africa (3.4 kg/person per year). The number of pigs has...
  7. Ponds can be earthen ponds or concrete ponds, but most production takes place in earthen ponds. Ponds vary in sizes and range from about a quarter acre to several acres. Fish production may take place in a farm pond or in ponds specifically designed and constructed for aquaculture. Though most...
  8. All you need to Know about Feeding, Cages and Care. Raising rabbits for meat and fur is a good way to make money but only if you do it on a large scale, and it should be done as supplementary income only. The initial costs in setting-up is small, rabbits breed quickly and frequently, they have...
  9. 01.01.2014 This 8-page leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, describes the services that pastoralists need to market their animals, milk and hides effectively. It gives information on markets, financial services, transport, market facilities and processing plants. Tips, including on...
  10. 03.01.1996 Written in plain, jargon-free language, this book provides vital information to help producers export more effectively. Keeping the perspective and situation of small-scale exporters in mind, it covers every aspect of exporting that it is important to know. 186 pages, photos