1. Access Agriculture Training Video 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 women. Available languages Ateso Bambara Bangla Burmese Chichewa / Nyanja English...
  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Participatory varietal selection or PVS is a method that allows different stakeholders to get involved in identifying constraints and selecting new varieties out of the hundreds developed by rice breeders. During three years multiple stakeholders are involved in...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video É importante arrancar a estriga daninha com as mãos antes que elas produzam sementes e se espalhem. Como isso é trabalhoso, aconselha-se reduzir o número de estrigas, aplicando composto ou esterco e rotacionando ou consorciando com culturas não cerealíferas, como...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Para produzir material de plantio de mandioca de qualidade, precisamos selecionar um local adequado e preparar a terra com antecedência, certificar-nos da fertilidade do solo, decidir quais variedades cultivar e manusear adequadamente o material de plantio. ...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Access Agriculture Training Video Across the world, people eat bananas and plantains. While some prepare banana as part of their main meal, many just eat it as a fruit. Once harvested, bananas don’t keep long and are easily damaged during handling and storage. But it is possible to turn your...
  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 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...
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video Why not try the technique of seed flotation before sowing your seed. By using this technique any poor seeds which have been attacked by insects will float to the top, leaving the good seed on the bottom. This video is part of the Rice Advice DVD. Available...
  11. Access Agriculture Training Video O consórcio ou rotação de culturas de cereais com leguminosas é uma das estratégias de manejo integrado da estriga e fertilidade do solo. Mas manter sementes de leguminosas de qualidade apresenta dois desafios principais. Primeiro, a semente perde facilmente sua...
  12. 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...
  13. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers use sawdust to store potatoes because they do not have electricity. They can get sawdust cheaply and use it to preserve their potatoes until they can sell them at a good price Available languages Ateso Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja English French Kikuyu...
  14. Access Agriculture Training Video Late blight is caused by moulds that survive in the soil and in residues of crops that had the disease. As the disease spreads very fast, inspect your field every day. If you see sick plants, cut of the sick parts of the plant and burn the affected parts. Never...
  15. 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. ...
  16. 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...
  17. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers face great difficulties with drying their seeds because seed absorbs moisture from the soil. As a result, seed quality deteriorates, and no-one can expect good yields by using poor quality seed. In this video you can see how farmers of Maria village...
  18. Access Agriculture Training Video A análise econômica permite que os agricultores saibam quanto dinheiro ganhariam ou perderiam ao mudar de tecnologia ou prática. Isso os ajuda a decidir qual prática querem experimentar em suas lavouras no ano seguinte. Idiomas disponíveis Amárico Ateso Aymara...
  19. Access Agriculture Training Video There are many problems with poor seed, and spotted and discoloured seed are some of the major ones. Spotted seeds can't be removed by winnowing or seed flotation. They can only be removed by manual sorting. This video will show you how to clean seed as one of...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. Access Agriculture Training Video In Benin, producers show us how to plant okra properly. Put no more than 2 to 3 seeds in each hole and plant at proper spacing to let in air and allow the plants to develop well. Available languages Arabic Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja English Fon French Peulh /...
  24. Access Agriculture Training Video If you are growing tomatoes you need to make sure that you don’t just grow when everyone else is, or you will probably suffer from very low prices. Working in a group and staggering your production can provide a constant market supply of fresh tomatoes. ...
  25. Access Agriculture Training Video Learn how to spot banana weevils, how to keep them out of new banana fields and how to trap them. Available languages Bambara Bangla Chichewa / Nyanja English Fon French Hindi Kikuyu Kinyarwanda / Kirundi Kiswahili Luganda Spanish Tamil Tumbuka Urdu
  26. Access Agriculture Training Video You can easily control aphids by using some organic practices, such as sprinkling ash, spraying a neem solution or planting trap crops. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla Burmese Chichewa / Nyanja Dioula English French Hausa Kiswahili Luganda Marathi...
  27. Access Agriculture Training Video Too much drought can slow down growth and cause young fruits to fall. Water your okra regularly to avoid slowing down its growth. Get rid of weeds. Nourish okra crops by periodically applying a little compost, well-rotted manure or litter around the base of each...
  28. 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...
  29. Access Agriculture Training Video Onion seedlings need a healthy, loose soil. Add well-aged manure or compost. In the rainy season you need to raise the seedbed so the onion roots will not rot. If you use quality seed, most of the seed will germinate and you need much less of it. Onion seedlings...
  30. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers in India show how ladybird beetles kill mealybugs. By knocking mealybugs off the plants with a strong spray of water, they will die. You can also spray neem oil or an extract of bitter leaves mixed with water or urine. Some biological pesticides contain...
  31. 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...
  32. Access Agriculture Training Video As our land remains under water during the rainy season, our ancestors were already thinking of ways to produce crops in order to survive. They invented the floating garden by using crop residues. We do not need any chemical fertilizers or pesticides, because the...
  33. Access Agriculture Training Video Increasing plant populations by reducing the planting distance is a key step to achieving a uniform crop stand and a high yield. On the other hand, when plants are too close to each other this can hamper good crop development. The plants will be thin and will be...
  34. 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...
  35. Access Agriculture Training Video Um dos principais parasitas é a estriga, uma erva daninha que suga o sumo e os nutrientes das culturas de cereais como painço, sorgo e milho, causando grandes perdas de rendimento. Uma única estriga pode produzir centenas de milhares de sementes, que são tão...
  36. Access Agriculture Training Video 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 is part of the Rice Advice DVD. Available languages: Ateso Burmese Chichewa /...
  37. 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...
  38. Access Agriculture Training Video What steps can be taken to make sure that locally grown rice can compete against imports? Improving quality which can lead to increased profits for farmers. Available languages Ateso Bambara Bangla Bariba Burmese Chichewa / Nyanja English Fon French Kiswahili...
  39. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers and vegetable sellers find it hard to sell leafy vegetables even a day after harvest because the leaves spoil quickly, but solar drying allows farmers to reduce losses and sell leafy vegetables out of the main harvest season. Available languages Arabic...
  40. Access Agriculture Training Video Soya bean seed that is poorly harvested and poorly stored loses its ability to germinate because the moisture and heat kills the living part of the seed. Wet or moldy seeds will rot during storage. In this video, we'll talk about harvesting soya bean seed,...
  41. Access Agriculture Training Videos Dried mango crisps are a tasty and a healthy snack that can be sold even out of season at a good price. Available languages Bambara English French Kiswahili Peulh / Fulfuldé / Pulaar Twi Wolof
  42. 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
  43. Access Agriculture Training Video If proper care is taken at harvest, losses can be minimized, consumers will have better quality fruit, and the farmers will earn more money. Available languages English Kiswahili
  44. Access Agriculture Training Video This video shows the importance of good planning and knowledge. We can reduce losses by following good practices when installing the seedbed, preparing the field and transplanting chilli seedlings. Available languages Amharic Arabic Bambara Bangla Bemba Chichewa...
  45. 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...
  46. Access Agriculture Training Video Para atingir a melhor densidade de plantas de soja em nosso campo, devemos tomar quatro precauções: 1. usar sementes que cresçam bem; 2. reduzir o espaço entre as fileiras de mudas e entre as covas; 3. não pisar nas covas de plantio do campo; e 4. controlar os...
  47. Access Agriculture Training Video Birds learn quickly and will come back, so regularly change the way you scare birds. All farmers in your community should plant their bean crop within a period of two weeks so that the beans are all growing at the same time, so most of the crop survives. By...
  48. Access Agriculture Training Video O cajueiro traz benefícios econômicos, sociais e ambientais. Ele é cultivado principalmente por sua castanha e sua polpa. Em um pomar de cajueiros bem manejado e associado a safras anuais, as árvores produzem bem e as castanhas são de boa qualidade. Idiomas...
  49. Access Agriculture Training Videos Baobab fruit juice made from the pulp is very healthy, and can be added to porridge and sauces. However, the quality of the pulp can be greatly affected if fruits are not handled well during and after harvest. When baobab pods are damaged and have splits in the...
  50. Access Agriculture Training Video The best way to check if you have mango seed weevils is by using sticky bands. Put a sticky band around each tree trunk, at the upper end of the trunk before it branches. The best way to control mango seed weevils is to burn an aromatic mixture to smoke out the...
  51. Access Agriculture Training Video In this video, we will learn how to collect shea fruits, remove nuts from shea fruits, sort, dry and shell the nuts to get good quality kernels. We shall also learn how to sort, dry and grade shea kernels for the market. Available languages Bambara Chichewa /...
  52. Access Agriculture Training Video A well-managed passion fruit orchard can provide farmers with some good money throughout the year. In this video, we will learn how to stake passion fruit plants and prune the vines systematically so as to get good yields. Available languages English French...
  53. Access Agriculture Training Video Harvest is a very crucial part of your work as a farmer. If you get it right you will be rewarded with higher yields and better fruit quality – which translates to more income. In this video we will show you what you need to do to improve your harvesting...
  54. Access Agriculture Training Video Shea butter is used a lot in cooking, traditional medicine and cosmetic products. However traditional extraction of shea butter doesn’t follow required hygiene rules, this results in unsafe butter that can cause illness in consumers. In this video, we will learn...
  55. Access Agriculture Training Video Weaver ants help to protect your fruit and nuts from fruit flies and many other pests. If you don’t have weaver ants in your orchard yet, collect all the nests from an ant colony and transfer them to one of your fruit trees. Help the ants to spread to more trees...
  56. Access Agriculture Training Video 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 is allowed in organic fruit production. Available languages Bangla Dioula English...
  57. Access Agriculture Training Video One fruit fly can lay a few hundred eggs during her life. Fruit flies puncture the skin of fruit to lay their eggs, which cause the fruit to drop prematurely and rot. The worms that hatch from these eggs leave the spoilt fruit after one week and crawl into the...
  58. Access Agriculture Training Video Fruit flies inject their eggs in fruit. A single fruit fly can lay hundreds of eggs, which turn into white worms that eat the inside of fruit. If no action is taken, fruit flies quickly increase in numbers and can destroy your entire crop. Always combine...