Access Agriculture is an international NGO which showcases agricultural training videos in local languages.  Here you can see examples of videos, download them or order a DVD copy.  The audio tracks can also be downloaded by radio stations.

This is a platform for agricultural R&D staff, service providers, extension agents, communication professionals and representatives of farmer organisations to see what training videos are available and request new language versions. The videos are all designed to support sustainable agriculture in developing countries.

About Access Agriculture

In 2012, based on the demand of the community of agricultural extension service providers, agricultural universities, government staff and farmer organisations in developing countries, and with full backing of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Access Agriculture was established as an international, non-governmental organisation enabling South-South exchange on and access to quality audio-visual training materials to secure sustainable livelihoods of smallholder farmers and users of natural resources. Access Agriculture works globally and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

Our Vision

To be a global leader enabling south-south exchange of and access to quality audio-visual training materials to secure sustainable livelihoods of smallholder farmers and users of natural resources.

Our Mission

To facilitate and build capacity for the production and translation of quality farmer-to-farmer training videos into local languages.

To improve access of youth, women, smallholder and marginalised farmers and users of natural resources to relevant knowledge through networks, partnerships, appropriate information and communication technologies and feedback mechanisms.

To help improve rural advisory services and agricultural education systems, help them value farmers’ knowledge and innovations, and encourage joint learning on sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.

Our Values

  • Respect and value for local knowledge and innovations
  • Value for the environment and ecosystems
  • Professional and effective, informed by relevant science
  • Creative, flexible and innovative
  • Sensitive to gender
  • Quality and ethics
  • Passion

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  1. 2012-04-01 Access Agricultureis an international NGO which showcases agricultural training videos in local languages. Here you can see examples of videos, download them or order a DVD copy. The audio tracks can also be downloaded by radio stations. This is a platform for agricultural R&D staff, service...
  2. AccessAgriculture /Publications Included in this link are some publications that you may find of interest on the subject of using videos in agricultural extension.
  3. Access Agriculture works with a large network of extension and communication professionals and enterprises to encourage and promote the distribution of videos in local languages. We can help you develop a strategy to significantly enhance impact at farmers’ level. This can include preloading...
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    ECHO Partner Our website hosts training videos in support of sustainable agriculture in developing countries. If you are interested in this, we hope you will find videos that will be of use to you and your partners. We have 14 Access Agriculture video categories under which you will find quality,...
  5. Maize Other cereals Rice Sorghum & millets Wheats
  6. Bananas & Plantains Cassava Other roots & tubers Potatoes Sweet potatoes
  7. Edible fungi Leaf vegetables Onions Other vegetables Tomatoes
  8. Beans Cowpeas Groundnuts Other legumes Pigeon peas Soya beans
  9. Bananas Cashews Dates Mangoes Other fruits Other nuts Pineapples Shea nuts
  10. Beverage crops, Chillies, Coffee, Herbs & Spices, Plant Fibers, other
  11. Animal health Cattle Horses & Donkeys Other Livestock Pigs Poultry Rabbits Sheep & Goats
  12. Fish culture Other aquaculture Processing Shellfish culture
  13. Agroforestry Conservation agriculture Cross-slope barriers Forest management Integrated crop-livestock Integrated soil fertility mgmt Other SLM Pastoralism & Rangelands Rainwater harvesting Smallholder irrigation
  14. Cereals Fruits & Nuts Legumes Other IPM Roots, Tubers & Bananas Vegetables
  15. Administration Conflict Resolution Farm Management Finance Gender Groups Approaches Inputs Marketing Other business skills Post-harvest
  16. Extension approaches Other approaches Participatory approaches Seed production & dissemination
  17. Agriculture and Health Beekeeping Biodiversity conservation Climate change adaptation Food Safety Other agricultural practices Vermicomposting Water Management
  18. AccessAgricuture Training Video Goats eat just about anything. But when goats are kept tied or penned up, they need lots of water, a good mix of feed and enough of it. By giving them fodder every day, we can satisfy part of their needs in energy, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Dry the...
  19. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will learn about a solution that boosts the crop’s growth, and at the same time protects the crop from pests and diseases. Soil contains many kinds of living things, including microbes that enrich the soil, and protect plants from diseases....
  20. AccessAgriculture Training Video Many farmers lose most of their crop due to poor drying techniques, shelling methods and poor storage. The ventilated stack method lets the sun hit the leaves allowing the groundnuts to dry slowly and properly. The hole in the middle lets in air and a bit of...
  21. AccessAgriculture 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 practice....
  22. AccessAgriculture Training Video Zaï as they are known in Burkina Faso, or tassa in Niger, are wide deep planting pits. They act as a microcatchment and can be used to rehabilitate soils when used with manure. They have been very successful in West Africa during the last 25 years. Arabic English...
  23. AccessAgriculture Training Video Ticks are small creatures like insects that attach to the body of animals to suck their blood. Ticks cause diseases like skin lesions. The animals will become skinny and no longer produce milk. English French Hausa Peulh Fulfuldé Yoruba
  24. AccessAgriculture Training Video It is very important to have a product that doesn’t change, that is of the same quality, the same taste, the same colour and that is well presented. Bambara Chichewa English Fon French Kikuyu Kiswahili Luo Sena Twi Yao Yoruba
  25. AccessAgriculture Training Video It is important to pull striga weeds with your hands before the time it produces seeds and spreads. As it is laborious, better reduce the number of striga plants by applying compost or manure, and by rotating or intercropping with non-cereal crops, such as cowpea....
  26. AccessAgriculture Training Video All across the world, people add condiments to their cooking to make it taste better. In West Africa, many sauces are prepared using a condiment made with seeds from the Néré tree, also known as the African locust bean. In Mali, this condiment is called soumbala....
  27. AccessAgriculture Training Video By making a base mix that can be fed to all animals, you save time and money. Two thirds of the mix is made from grains, like paddy, maize, sorghum and millet. One third of the mix should be rich in protein and fat. Mill the base mix into a coarse flour. Depending...
  28. AccessAgriculture Training Video Let us learn from the experiences of some innovative farmers in Ghana who make more money: by producing onions when there are few of them on the market; by storing them until the price comes up again; and by selling directly to clients in urban markets. Arabic...
  29. AccessAgriculture 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 the...
  30. AccessAgriculture 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.
  31. AccessAgriculture Training Video The industry requires sesame seeds that are all of the same colour, size, and oil and starch contents. For this, you need varietal purity, meaning that all of the sesame has to be of the same variety. Mixed sesame seeds are difficult to sell and buyers pay less...
  32. AccessAgriculture Training Video In the coastal savanna of West Africa, farmers explain how a mucuna cover crop helped to revive their highly degraded soil, and suppress the noxious weeds Striga and Imperata. They show how to grow it to benefit your maize and cassava, and why discussing land...
  33. AccessAgriculture Training Video Azolla fixes nitrogen from the air and stores this in its leaves. Azolla is richer in protein, vitamins and minerals than grains and most green fodder. Because of this and because azolla grows fast and easily in a small area, it makes an ideal addition to feed....
  34. AccessAgriculture Training Video By making best use of farmers’ friends and local plants on the farm, nature will help you control the fall armyworm and reward you with a good and healthy crop. Amharic Arabic Bangla Chichewa English French Hindi Kiembu Kiswahili Portuguese Spanish Tamil Tumbuka...
  35. AccessAgriculture 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 solved...
  36. AccessAgriculture Training Video The economic analysis allows farmers to know how much money they earn or how much they will lose by changing from one technology to another, or from one practice to another. This helps them make a decision for the following year as to which practice they want to...
  37. AccessAgriculture 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...
  38. AccessAgriculture Training Video Row planting is very advantageous. When you sow sesame seeds in a row, you can thin the plants very well. When you thin the plants, the branches will multiply. You can count up to 20 pods on each branch, which is much more than broadcast sowing. When the plants...
  39. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will visit the rooftop brooders of the women in Fayoum – and we will learn from them the key steps for a successful household chick raising business. Arabic English French
  40. AccessAgriculture 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 to...
  41. AccessAgriculture Training Video After the rabbit has her babies, she needs to be properly managed. This means creating good conditions for the baby rabbits and giving the mother some time to recover before breeding her again.
  42. AccessAgriculture Training Video This video looks at various modern methods of integrated biological control in the fight against the pests of palm trees. It features the use of intercropping, light traps and environmentally-friendly organic pesticides. Arabic English French
  43. AccessAgriculture Training Video 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 tools. In this video you can learn how to control weeds in lowland rice using the...
  44. AccessAgriculture Training Video Certain moulds grow on groundnut, maize and other foods. These moulds produce a poison called aflatoxin. To have healthy groundnuts it is important to care for the groundnut during its whole growth, but especially during drying and storage. Aymara Bambara Bemba...
  45. AccessAgriculture Training Video In the semi-arid savannas where rainfall is limited and highly unpredictable, retaining more water in the soil can make the difference between a poor and a good harvest. You can slow down the runoff water by establishing contour bunds. Contour bunds are permanent...
  46. AccessAgriculture 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...
  47. AccessAgriculture 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...
  48. AccessAgriculture Training Video Sesame is easy to grow. But poor harvesting, threshing and storage can decrease its quality. When sesame is too ripe, the seed capsules split open and release their seeds. So you lose lots of seeds and lots of money. Stones, sand, and other dirt can easily mix...
  49. AccessAgriculture 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...
  50. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will learn how to monitor the performance of a rabbit farm. By filling out monitoring sheets with accurate information and by keeping a notebook to systematically record all expenditures. This will enable better management of the farm and...
  51. AccessAgriculture Training Video Maize grains have to be very dry and clean before you store them. The grains will stay free of pests and diseases for a long time in a metal granary, if you store them correctly. Arabic English Spanish
  52. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will see how to make good quality soya cheese. For good quality soya cheese, there are six steps to follow: select, winnow and sort good quality grain; soak the soya beans in clean water that is frequently changed; grind the grain in a mill;...
  53. AccessAgriculture 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. Ateso Bangla Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  54. AccessAgriculture Training video In fact, onions can be stored for many months, if they are: • of a good variety, • fertilised properly, • harvested, dried, and stored the right way. Arabic Bambara Bariba Dagbani Dendi English Ewe Fon French Hausa Kusaal Mina Twi Yoruba
  55. AccessAgriculture Training Video Coccidiosis and colibacillosis are the most dangerous diseases in rabbits because they are highly contagious. Veterinary products cannot cure rabbits that have been infected with these disease. Luckily, they can be prevented, as we will see in this video.
  56. AccessAgriculture Training Video Although rice is highly nutritious, a lot of the quality is lost during processing. This results in poor-quality rice on the market, so consumers turn to imported rice. In this video you can learn about parboiling, a way to improve the quality of rice by treating...
  57. AccessAgriculture Training Video The parasitic weed striga causes more damage to cereal crops in poor soils, so both problems have to be tackled together. In this video we will learn why it is important to combine at least three control methods to reduce striga and obtain a good yield of sorghum,...
  58. AccessAgriculture Training Video Compost is more powerful than manure. What is less known is that the micro-organisms in compost attack striga seeds in the soil. Compost also decreases the amount of striga that will sprout, and reduces its negative effect on cereal crops. Let us look at how...
  59. AccessAgriculture Training Video For centuries farmers all over the world have been the guardians of crop seed and the breeders of new varieties. Policy-makers often find it challenging to recognize farmer’s ancient rights to keep and grow their own seed in the face of commercial varieties. But...
  60. AccessAgriculture 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.
  61. AccessAgriculture Training Video During weekly visits, and supported by their extension agent, a farmer field school in Tanzania learns how to test different sorghum varieties for striga resistance and evaluate how each one performs under different practices. Amharic Arabic Bambara Bariba Bomu...
  62. AccessAgriculture Training Video Growing mango is full of challenges. To be successful as a mango farmer you should know how to confront them. One of these challenges is Anthracnose. It is a very widespread disease in humid environments, like the tropical parts of Ghana. This video will show you...
  63. AccessAgriculture Training Video Bacterial Black Spot disease weakens branches and causes fruit to drop. If not treated, it can devastate your entire plantation. Once the disease breaks out in a certain area, it spreads further and further every year. In this video you will learn how to stop it....
  64. AccessAgriculture Training Video What is plankton, and why does it matter to stimulate plankton growth? Experienced farmers in Bangladesh explain how they manage water quality in ponds, and why supplementary feeding is crucial to boost fish production. Bangla Chichewa English French Mooré Nepali...
  65. AccessAgriculture Training Video Food production in women’s fields could easily increase by 30% if we paid attention to gender when dealing with these four areas: demand for training and advice; extension methods and content; access to land, inputs and credit; and access to markets. This video...
  66. AccessAgriculture Training Video Let us learn from the experiences of some innovative farmers in Ghana who make more money: by producing onions when there are few of them on the market; by storing them until the price comes up again; and by selling directly to clients in urban markets. Arabic...
  67. AccessAgriculture Training Video Intercropping or rotating cereal crops with legume crops are two of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management. But keeping quality legume seed has two major challenges. First, the seed easily loses its ability to germinate. And second, we...
  68. AccessAgriculture 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, drying,...
  69. AccessAgriculture Training Video Grasshoppers and snails can be a serious problem for any vegetable seedbed as they chew the tender stems of seedlings. Caterpillars can also cause damage, but more so on tomato and cabbage than on chilli.To protect their young crops many farmers use pesticides....
  70. AccessAgriculture Training Video Traditionally, honey was sold in the comb, but nowadays most consumers prefer honey that is extracted from the comb. This processed honey is clean and ready to use, and can be stored over a longer period of time. To ensure that honey keeps its quality, you have to...
  71. AccessAgriculture Training Video Nematodes are dreadful worms that live in the soil and in the roots of many different crops and weeds. Nematodes are easier to prevent than to control. The secret is to: grow healthy seedlings; destroy all sources of nematodes in and near your vegetable field;...
  72. AccessAgriculture Training Video For years coffee farmers in Uganda have been at a disadvantage, but over the past 10 to 15 years some incredible changes have been seen - thanks to farmers organising themselves into groups. By working together they have increased the quality of their coffee crop...
  73. AccessAgriculture Training Video Good quality coffee production does not happen by itself – it is a combination of the many aspects of managing coffee plots, and all must be done well if you want to maximise your returns. This video looks at two aspects, the first is picking coffee from the...
  74. AccessAgriculture Training Video With grafting, a young shoot from a preferred mango variety is attached to a seedling. The seedling will develop the root and base of the tree. This is called the rootstock. The young shoot that is grafted onto the rootstock is called the scion. This will develop...
  75. AccessAgriculture Training Video Bean leaves are rich in proteins and vitamins. To have them available during the dry season, you can dry and store them.
  76. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in Madagascar show how following four key principles can give you a good rice harvest despite the presence of striga. English French Kiswahili Malagasy Portuguese
  77. AccessAgriculture 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. Arabic English French
  78. AccessAgriculture Training Video This video examines ways of reducing worm and fluke infestation in African livestock. There is advice on how to break the worm cycle and treat animals with reliable drugs.
  79. AccessAgriculture Training Video In Kenya, small-scale farmers stabilise river banks and reduce rainwater runoff from nearby plots by planting trees and grasses.
  80. AccessAgriculture Training Video It takes a few minutes for a fruit fly to find a suitable spot on the mango and inject her eggs under the skin of the fruit. But even in that short time, the weaver ants will have either chased her away or have captured her. Their scent also helps. When other...
  81. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in southern Malawi have come up with their own clever ways to harvest, dry, grade and store their chillies. To remove the pain in their hands after harvesting the chillies, they use various techniques. The biggest enemy of stored chillies is moisture, as...
  82. AccessAgriculture Training Video Demi-lunes (half-moons) are in the shaped of a semi-circle with the tips of the bunds on the contour. They come in a variety of sizes, which help with water harvesting in semi-arid areas. They help to improve soil fertility when manure or compost is added. Arabic...
  83. AccessAgriculture 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. Aymara Bangla English French Quechua Spanish
  84. AccessAgriculture Training Video It is necessary to adopt good practices to ensure that your rabbits reproduce well, because there are many benefits. If you use good practices, your breeding does will be healthy and give birth to many baby rabbits that you can sell for a good price.
  85. AccessAgriculture Training Video Ploughing breaks the soil and exposes it to erosion by the wind and rain. Sometimes a field can be planted without ploughing it at all, this is called zero or minimum tillage. If you want to break the surface slightly, you can harrow the field before planting it....
  86. AccessAgriculture 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...
  87. AccessAgriculture Training Video In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these...
  88. AccessAgriculture 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. Ateso Bangla...
  89. AccessAgriculture Training Video You can store fresh tomatoes in a local fridge for a few weeks. A local fridge consists of two earthen pots, placed one inside the other and separated with sand. In addition to storing fresh tomatoes, they can also be dried and used any time. Dried tomatoes can be...
  90. AccessAgriculture Training Video Fingerlings are extremely delicate. They must be transported, kept and fed well if you want a good harvest. If not, you may lose all the money you invested. Using a nursery pond you can easily grow quality fingerlings to make more profit. English French Tamil
  91. AccessAgriculture Training Video Runoff water from roads can give an extra boost to crops during the rainy season, or if it is stored in ponds can be used for irrigating horticultural crops. Arabic English French Kikuyu Kiswahili Persian
  92. AccessAgriculture Training Video From the moment a member has saved a certain amount, he or she can start borrowing money to run any kind of business. By saving money together as a group, we can help small businesses to flourish and help each other out in the village.
  93. AccessAgriculture 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...
  94. AccessAgriculture 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.
  95. AccessAgriculture Training Video Managing coffee bushes well can make the difference between an average income and earning a good living. Stumping coffee bushes on a regular basis as part of your overall management plan, and pruning them each year, can help boost yields and income. English French...
  96. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will visit the city of Fayoum where a group of women are collaborating in raising chicks by paying close attention to the chicks’ housing, feed and vaccination programs. Arabic English French
  97. AccessAgriculture 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. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  98. AccessAgriculture 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. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo Runyakitara
  99. AccessAgriculture 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...
  100. AccessAgriculture Training Video People enjoy cashew nuts, whereas cashew apples are less valued. Leaving cashew apples on the land is an enormous loss of money. However, cashew apples can be processed into a nutritious juice which can be consumed throughout the year.
  101. AccessAgriculture 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...
  102. AccessAgriculture Training Video During the lean season, tomatoes become very scarce and consumers buy canned tomatoes at high prices or no longer eat tomatoes. But by processing tomatoes into concentrate, you can use it for one year. And tomato juice can be used for 2 to 3 weeks.
  103. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers selling pumpkins right after harvest get a low price because there are so many. They can sell them at a better price during the off-season by storing them. Bangla English French
  104. AccessAgriculture Training Video Many pineapples are wasted, because they cannot be kept fresh for more than a week. By drying pineapples farmers can reduce waste and earn more money throughout the year.
  105. AccessAgriculture Training Video In Kenya, WRUAs first began forming in the 1990’s. They are established by communities along rivers and guarantee the participation of their members in all management decisions taken on the use of the river water.
  106. AccessAgriculture Training Video Learn how to spot banana weevils, how to keep them out of new banana fields and how to trap them. English French Tamil
  107. AccessAgriculture Training Video Conservation agriculture is a farming system that conserves, improves, and makes more efficient use of natural resources through integrated management of water, soil, plants or crops. A farmer in Kenya explains how conservation agriculture can benefit many small...
  108. AccessAgriculture 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. English French Khmer Lao Thai Vietnamese
  109. AccessAgriculture Training Video To resolve the problems of poor soil fertility and to fight against the striga weed with limited means, some farmers in Niger apply micro-doses to their sorghum and millet crops. Compared to broadcasting, the localised application of micro-doses requires less...
  110. AccessAgricuture Training Video When you pick your tomatoes, if you want to keep them longer, you have to find a way of reducing the temperature. As availability of electricity at village level can be a problem, ways have to be found to lower the temperature of this fragile crop. Some farmers at...
  111. AccessAgriculture Training Video A traditional Central American practice is to bend over the maize stalk to help dry the maize and to protect it from disease and pest damage. If you do this at just the right time, you will harvest more. Maize grains keep growing until a black spot appears at the...
  112. AccessAgriculture Training Video Dates have a short harvesting season, and must be consumed or processed immediately after harvest. Otherwise they will spoil and you won’t be able to store them. To be pressed, all the dates you use must have the same ripeness so that you can store them as long as...
  113. AccessAgriculture Training Video Legumes like cowpea or soya bean are a source of protein, essential to build children’s muscles. Legumes also have oil, which helps children to put on weight. Fruits and vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals that are important for the development of your...
  114. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video we learn the important steps needed to produce good quality yoghurt, whether for home consumption or for sale. Ateso Chichewa English French Kalenjin Kikuyu Kiswahili Luo Samburu Sena Tumbuka Yao
  115. AccessAgriculture Training Video Saving water, minimum land use, less labour, faster growth, giving a high yield of highly nourishing fodder that will improve your livestock. These are the key benefits in hydroponic fodder production. BanglaEnglishFrenchHindiMarathi
  116. AccessAgriculture Training Video In semi-arid West Africa, farmers and herders explain why and how trees and livestock play a crucial role in obtaining a productive soil and crop. In Niger and Ghana this is one of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management that has a...
  117. AccessAgriculture Training Video Provide a bed of wood shavings or dry grass to make it comfortable for the hens to lay their eggs. This helps to reduce moisture and decreases the chance of infestation by parasites. But these small parasitic insects are not the only problem. During their first...
  118. AccessAgriculture 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. Arabic Bambara Bariba Dagbani Dendi English...
  119. AccessAgriculture Training Video When chillies remain moist, moulds develop and the chillies will go bad. Some moulds produce a poison, called aflatoxin, which is toxic to people. To speed up drying and to dry your food hygienically you can use a solar dryer that uses the heat of the sun to dry...
  120. AccessAgriculture Training Video When urea is surface broadcasted in floodwater, it dissolves easily and the nitrogen quickly gets out of reach of the rice plants. Simply put, about two out of every three bags of urea broadcast in this way are not available to the crop. Urea deep placement helps...
  121. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video you can learn all about nutrients, soil structure, organic matter and how to maintain fertile soil. All this will allow you to keep on cultivating your land and producing healthy crops. Ateso Chichewa English French Kiswahili Luganda Lugbara Luo...
  122. AccessAgriculture 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...
  123. AccessAgriculture Training Video Donkeys, mules and horses are important working animals, many diseases are transmitted by insects such as flies. Flies can transmit a parasitic worm called Habronema that causes several problems in horses and donkeys. There are many precautions which you can take...
  124. AccessAgriculture 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 different...
  125. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in Cote d’Ivoire show how they improve their cassava production and restore soil fertility. There are five things to do: use improved varieties that are resistant to the cassava mosaic virus; apply organic matter; apply small doses of mineral fertiliser;...
  126. AccessAgriculture Training Video Onions grow well under many different conditions, but when grown in the rainy season onions have a greater chance of getting sick. Onion diseases can make the leaves fold and reduce your yield. Diseases can spread with soil, seed or infested crop residues. Arabic...
  127. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in Kenya show us how they build a rabbit house using simple materials. Because rabbits do not sweat or pant to cool down, they will suffer in direct sun. It is therefore best to put a rabbit house in the shade. A raised house helps to protect the rabbits...
  128. AccessAgriculture Training Video Fanya juu means "throw the soil up" in Kiswahili. The terraces formed are ideal for fodder grasses and help prevent soil erosion. Cultivation becomes easier as the terraces spread out to make the land more level and when combined with manure/fertilizer yields...
  129. AccessAgriculture Training Video Farmers in northern Nigeria are changing the way they intercrop their sorghum and millet with cowpea. By planting both crops at higher densities and in separate rows, and by applying some organic and mineral fertilizer, they harvest more and reduce damage by the...
  130. AccessAgriculture Training Video A 22-minute video to explain the importance of combining organic resources mineral fertilizer and improved varieties in ways that are adapted to local conditions. Practical examples are shown from various agro-ecological zones in Mali, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo,...