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  1. 2018-01-16 This photo story submitted by Robert Sanou Caption:In Africa we say that there is justsome information that we can’t keep toourselves. The farmer in the photo planted two separate fields of millet, one using the FFF method (left) and the other using the traditional method (right). Just amazing! ...  
  2. 2015-10-05 Ramata Kindo, 22 years of age, is a young lady living in the rural setting of Kouka.As a woman living in that culture, Ramata Kindo has limited access to and control over any available farmable land. As a result her first obligation is to first work in the family field. If she wants to cultivate...  
  3. 2017-01-24 Knowing a subject is not enough to train on it, training adults requires specific competencies. This week in Burkina Faso, key trainers from across West Africa are meeting to improve their knowledge about the Foundations for Farming (FFF) method, and to improve their skills in sharing knowledge...  
  4. 2015-10-20 After attending the ECHO conference in 2010, small-scale farmerEmile decided to apply the method of the FFF or FPA (foundations for agriculture). Other farmers in the region socoffed at him for digging holes and planting according to the methods he had learned. However, the surprise of Emile, and...  
  5. 2017-01-04 Sipasi Olalekan Ayodele is the most recent recipient of the Africa Youth Award for Agriculture. The CEO of L’Afrika Integrated Farms and ProtectOzone in Nigeria, he was nominated for the award based on his implementation of the Foundations for Farming methods, and for innovations at his poultry...  
  6. This animation explains how you can use diatomaceous earth (or DE) to store your grains effectively. DE will make your grain dryer and harder and kills insects that may attack your grain. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension...  
  7. Shea is an important product for women in the shea belt, which ranges from Senegal in West Africa to Ethiopia in East Africa. However, if the raw shea nuts are not properly processed then the resultant stored nuts and derived products are of poorer quality. The following animation demonstrates...  
  8. Shea butter is an ivory colored or yellowish fat that is extracted from nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa), which is found in West Africa. Shea butter is used in cosmetics including moisturizer as well as foods such as chocolate. Additionally, it has been used in medicinal ointments....  
  9. In collaboration with the Global Youth Groove Band (GYGB), SAWBO is proud to present the Jerrycan Bean Storage Music Video. This song was written and recorded in Kenya by GYGB, and contains a mix of English and Swahili lyrics. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...  
  10. This animation explains how to avoid insect damage when storing beans after harvest using the jerrycan method. Beans can be stored in an airtight jerrycan for long periods of time safely. The jerrycan being used must be completely clean and free of any contaminants. It can never have been used...