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Materials Library

The ISFM materials library is designed to share a wide range of materials. Your search options include by crop,  country, language, format (e.g. leaflets, audio visual materials etc.) or by ISFM practice (e.g. planting legumes, application of organic material, fertilizer application etc.). In addition materials under the ‘How to…’ section offer advice and guidance on how to make your own ISFM materials.  ASHC welcomes your feedback on the materials posted here and welcomes ISFM materials developed by others for inclusion in this library.

OFRA Book on Fertilizer Use Optimization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Summary:

Fertilizer Use Optimization in Sub-Saharan Africa is a 228 page book that provides a detailed explanation on optimizing fertilizer use within an Integrated Soil Fertility Management Framework in 13 African countries. The book is an output of the Optimizing Fertilizer Recommendations in Africa (OFRA) project, funded by AGRA.

Languages:
English
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OFRA book

Cassava nutrient management guide

Summary:

A 12-page guide that provides details of nutrient management practices necessary for cassava production. It focuses on fertilizer and organic matter use and good agricultural practices such as intercropping.

Languages:
English
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553 cassava nutrient management guide

Rice nutrient management guide

Summary:

A 16-page guide that provides details of nutrient management practices necessary for rice production. It focuses on fertilizer and manure use and good agricultural practices such as crop rotation.

Languages:
English
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556 rice nutrient management guide

Maize nutrient management guide

Summary:

A 20-page guide that provides details of nutrient management practices necessary for maize production. It focuses on fertilizer and organic matter use and good agricultural practices such as intercropping.

Languages:
English
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554 maize nutrient management guide

Banana nutrient management guide

Summary:

A 12-page guide that provides details of nutrient management practices necessary for banana production. It focuses on fertilizer and organic matter use and good agricultural practices such as intercropping.

Languages:
English
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552 banana nutrient management guide

Sorghum-millet nutrient management guide

Summary:

A 20-page guide that provides details of nutrient management practices necessary for sorghum-millet production. It focuses on fertilizer and organic matter use and good agricultural practices such as intercropping.

Languages:
English
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555 sorghum:millet guide

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.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Common bean flash cards– Kiswahili

Summary:

The common bean flash cards are 9 mini-posters each giving information on various stages of common bean production. They were produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program in collaboration with Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania to be used by extension workers carrying out training programs on growing common bean.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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544 household bean head cuts

Common bean flash cards – English

Summary:

The common bean flash cards are 9 mini-posters each giving information on various stages of common bean production. They were produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program in collaboration with Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania to be used by extension workers carrying out training programs on growing common bean.

Languages:
English
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545 household bean head cuts

Common bean flash cards – English

Summary:

The common bean flash cards are 9 mini-posters each giving information on various stages of common bean production. They were produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program in collaboration with Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania to be used by extension workers carrying out training programs on growing common bean.

Languages:
English
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543 Household cuts English