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Cassava 35 message SMS campaign

Summary:

This cassava SMS campaign was developed as part of the UPTAKE project (Up-scaling Technology in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension). This project is exploring how SMS and radio can work together to support adoption of technology leading to increased productivity and food security, along with improved livelihoods for small-scale farming household.

Radio partners: Farm Radio International and Uhuru FM Radio

SMS partners: CABI Africa Soil Health Consortium team and the D2F team working with Esoko

This 35-message campaign ran in 2016 in Northern Tanzania.

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Cassava resources & making posters that work

Summary:

Material matters is a bi-monthly feature which reviews materials that can be freely downloaded from the ASHC website. This month we are reviewing the cassava resources you might find useful. We are also featuring some poster formats to coincide with the recent publication of the Media Guide: Making farmer-friendly posters and the template to help you make your […]

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100,000 SMS messages sent to help farmers in Tanzania

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25 october 2016: CABI is exploring how regular SMS messages of agronomic information impact on the attitudes and behaviour of farmers.  The latest crops to be included in campaigns are cassava and maize. These campaigns have resulted in over 100,000 SMS messages being sent to farmers in Tanzania as part of the UPTAKE project. Stephanie Gakuo, […]

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African Cassava Agronomy Initiative

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The core problem that the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) will address is the yield-gap. In sub-Saharan Africa average cassava productivity currently stands at 10-15 tons per hectare, and with pest and disease challenges can fall as low as 3 tons per hectare.  This is well below the potential for cassava productivity of 25-35 tons per […]

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Media Guide: Develop a multiple-media campaign

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This media guide to developing a multiple-media campaign… is designed to offer support to anyone trying to get information to farmers – especially relating to a new or improved agricultural technology. Please note that this page has a series of Media links – these will give you access to material that we believe could be useful as […]

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Farmers in Hohoe listening