1. Access Agriculture Training Video Stone lines induce a natural process of terracing as they trap sediments. They are also built to rehabilitate eroded lands. Farmers in Kenya show how they construct stone lines. Available languages Arabic English French Spanish
  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Effective weed control can increase yields by more than 50%. As a farmer it is therefore worthwhile taking a closer look. In this video you can learn how to control weeds most effectively. Available languages Arabic Ateso Bangla Burmese Chichewa / Nyanja English...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video A estriga parasita causa mais danos às culturas de cereais em solos pobres, por isso ambos os problemas devem ser enfrentados em conjunto. Neste vídeo, aprenderemos por que é importante combinar pelo menos três métodos de controle para reduzir a estriga e, assim,...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Nas savanas semiáridas, onde as chuvas são limitadas e altamente imprevisíveis, a retenção de mais água no solo pode fazer a diferença entre uma colheita pobre e uma boa colheita. Você pode retardar o escoamento da água, criando cordões de contornos, que são...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video Coir pith degrades so slowly that it is often considered useless for agriculture. But well-decomposed coir pith can absorb five times its weight in water. So when applied to your soil, it can hold water much better. To prepare compost out of coir pith you need to...
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video Ensure your soil is rich in organic matter and grow a legume intercrop to help keep your soil loose. Plant your cuttings horizontally or at a slant so the roots grow closer to the surface. With a simple tool you can uproot your cassava twice as fast. Available...
  7. Access Agriculture Training Video How do land preparation and water management affect crop establishment, weed management and rice yields? In this video you can learn the answers to these and other questions. This video is part of the Rice Advice DVD. Available languages English French Kiswahili...
  8. Access Agriculture Training Video Na savana costeira da África Ocidental, os agricultores explicam como uma cobertura de mucuna ajudou a revitalizar o solo altamente degradado e eliminar as ervas daninhas estriga e imperata. Eles mostram como cultivá-la para beneficiar o milho e a mandioca e por...
  9. Access Agriculture Training Video Agricultores do norte da Nigéria estão mudando a maneira como consorciam o sorgo e o painço com o feijão-de-corda. Ao plantar ambas as culturas em densidades mais altas e em fileiras separadas, aplicando algum fertilizante orgânico e mineral, eles colhem mais e...
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video Durante as visitas semanais e com o apoio de seu agente de extensão, uma escola agrícola na Tanzânia aprende como testar diferentes variedades de sorgo para resistência a estrigas e avaliar o desempenho de cada uma delas de acordo com diferentes práticas. ...
  11. Access Agriculture Training Video In this video, you can learn how to prepare a seedbed, as establishing a good seedbed is needed to obtain strong seedlings and give your rice crop a good start. Let’s look at it step by step. This video is part of the Rice Advice DVD. Available languages Ateso...
  12. Access Agriculture Training Video Contour hedgerows slow the speed of water coming down the slope and allow the water to infiltrate. They also allow the washed away soil and nutrients to settle out above the hedgerows. You can plant many different grasses, depending on what you need and what is...
  13. Access Agriculture Training Video Legumes are important in crop rotations, because they reduce weeds and enrich the soil by partnering with nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil. To be sure your soil has the right bacteria, you can buy an inoculant of Rhizobium bacteria. Rhizobium bacteria can...
  14. Access Agriculture Training Video O composto é mais poderoso do que o esterco. O que poucos sabem é que os microrganismos do composto atacam as sementes da estriga no solo. O composto também diminui a quantidade de estriga que brotará e reduz seu efeito negativo nas plantações de cereais. Vejamos...
  15. Access Agriculture Training Video Raised beds must be 20 to 30 centimetres high, 80 to 100 centimeters wide and the furrows 30 to 40 centimeters wide. The beds can be 50 to 100 meters long depending on the slope of the field. Because the beds are wide, water is channelled faster through the land,...
  16. Access Agriculture Training Video Small scale farmers can struggle to keep their soil healthy, and often resort to buying fertilisers to improve their yield, but with a bit of extra work to make compost, yield can be increased naturally and the soil improved year by year. To turn your rice straw...
  17. Access Agriculture Training Video In the wider space between the double rows of pineapple, you can grow beans or groundnuts during the first year. This improves the soil. Most farmers cut down all the trees to establish pineapple gardens. But they are wrong. In fact, pineapples grow best and give...
  18. Access Agriculture Training Video Legumes like pigeon peas take nitrogen from the air and deposit it into the soil. When pigeon peas are intercropped the root nodules release valuable nitrogen to the other crop. Any roots, leaves or stems of the pigeon pea plant that stay in the field also help...
  19. Access Agriculture Training Video On sloping land, rainwater washes away the fertile soil and cassava yields will quickly decline. By reducing soil erosion and building up a healthy soil, you will continue to have a good cassava harvest for many years. Available languages Bambara English French...
  20. Access Agriculture Training Video A direct seeded rice crop requires less water, labour and money compared to transplanted rice. It also matures one to two weeks earlier when all other crops are still in the field. Available languages Bangla English French Hindi
  21. Access Agriculture Training Video With pitcher irrigation, round porous clay pots are buried into the soil near the crop and filled with water. The water seeps out slowly through the porous walls of the pot and reaches the roots of the plants. As the plants consume the water, more water will seep...
  22. Access Agriculture Training Video Onions have few roots and shallow roots and therefore can take up nutrients from the top soil only. This explains why it is crucial to pay particular attention to making your soil fertile when you want to grow onions. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla...
  23. Access Agriculture Training Video Onions need rich, fertile soil. Only grow onions once in 3 years in the same field. Plant the onions on raised beds, especially in the rainy season. Transplant when the onions are about 6 weeks old. Plant the onions 10 centimetres apart. By taking good care of...
  24. Access Agriculture Training Video The best compost for sack mounds is the one made using poultry manure and plant remains. If you use such compost, the sack mound will yield a lot of vegetables for a long time. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla Chichewa / Nyanja English French Luganda...
  25. Access Agriculture Training Video As individual farmers lack resources to invest in, or learn about, Conservation Agriculture. This video shows a group in Kenya that has come together to share knowledge and equipment and to assist each other. Available languages Arabic Bambara English French...
  26. Access Agriculture Training Video The main aim is to reduce costs and improve profitability. Soil health is improved as is soil moisture. Zambia is leading the way in Sub-Saharan Africa and this programme shows how the technique is practised. Available languages Arabic Bambara Burmese English...
  27. Access Agriculture Training Video Você pode fazer mulch (cobertura) a partir de qualquer material vegetal seco disponível no local, como grama ou palha. Além de ser fácil fazer a cobertura vegetal, ela ajuda a economizar água, tempo e mão-de-obra, ao mesmo tempo em que enriquece seu solo e...
  28. Access Agriculture Training Video Land in Tororo district in Uganda has been intensively used and the soil fertility is low and declining. This video shows a possible solution - using urine as a fertiliser. Available languages Arabic Bambara English Fon French Kiswahili Luganda Peulh / Fulfuldé...
  29. Access Agriculture Training Video No semiárido da África Ocidental, agricultores e pastores explicam por que e como as árvores e o rebanho desempenham um papel essencial na obtenção de solo e lavoura produtivos. No Níger e em Gana, essa é uma das estratégias de manejo integrado da estriga e...
  30. Access Agriculture Training Video Grupos de agricultores e indivíduos de Burkina Faso explicam os benefícios e desafios de um sistema de irrigação por gotejamento de baixo custo e mostram como esse sistema é instalado. Isso inclui uma inovação social relacionada à gestão de matéria orgânica. ...
  31. Access Agriculture Training Video Earthworm compost can increase soil fertility and help increase the production of vegetables in poor and salty soils. Here we will learn about a fast and easy way to make earthworm compost on a small piece of land. Available languages Arabic AtesoAymara Bambara...
  32. Access Agriculture Training Video Some practical advice on the management of date palms with suggestions for reducing humidity levels, trimming, intercropping and weeding. Available languages Afar Arabic English French Persian / Farsi Urdu
  33. Access Agriculture Training Video Lupin can be grown in high or cold areas. Lupin is healthy food, rich in proteins, and good for the soil. In this video, farmers in Bolivia show how to keep your field free from anthracnose disease. Available languages Arabic Aymara English French Quechua...
  34. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers in Guatemala explain how to grow beans in hot, lowland areas by first selecting a bean variety that is adapted to the heat. They plant the beans in the winter, and sometimes have to provide irrigation. The beans can be planted alone or between the rows of...