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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.

Zalisha Soya Bora – Soybean poster Kiswahili

Summary:

Zalisha Soya Bora is a B2 poster giving information on growing soybeans. It was produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program running the Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Zalisha soya bora poster

FOT: Extension Workers Perspective in Uganda

Summary:

Optimization of Fertilizer Recommendations in Uganda. Monograph 4 of 4

Contents

  • Planning and designing the FOT roll-out
  • Community knowledge and extension workers FOT story for Uganda
  • Key considerations while rolling out FOT in OFRA countries
  • FOT enhancements
  • Awareness and promotion
  • Conclusions and recommendations
  • Acknowledgement
  • Links with additional information
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New Fertilizer Recommendations for Ghana

Summary:

It is recommended that fertilizer producing companies work closely with CSIR-SRI in the development and validation of fertilizer blends for up-scaling with smallholder farmers in the Forest-Savannah Transition and Guinea Savannah zones of Ghana, towards achieving improved cropland productivity for food security, poverty reduction and environmental sustenance.

For the farmers to reap the maximum benefit of fertilizer use, they have to be trained on the 4 Rs, which refers to:

  • Right timing
  • Right quantity
  • Right Placement
  • Right quality of fertilizers.
Languages:
English
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Bottle top fertilizer

Northern Ghana Soybean Technical Brief 2017

Summary:

A summary of all of the main stages of soybean development and the application of improved technologies including improved seed, inoculant and P fertilizer.

Languages:
English
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Photo Kenya soybean on hand 2

Optimizing Fertilizer & ISFM in Zambia

Summary:

Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Zambia is chapter 16 of the OFRA publication - Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

OFRA book on Fertilizer Use Optimization - low res

 

Languages:
English
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OFRA book

Optimizing Fertilizer & ISFM in Uganda

Summary:

Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Uganda is chapter 15 of the OFRA publication - Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

OFRA book on Fertilizer Use Optimization - low res

Languages:
English
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OFRA book

Optimizing Fertilizer & ISFM in Tanzania

Summary:

Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Tanzania is chapter 14 of the OFRA publication - Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

OFRA book on Fertilizer Use Optimization - low res

Languages:
English
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OFRA book

Optimizing Fertilizer & ISFM in Rwanda

Summary:

Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Rwanda is chapter 13 of the OFRA publication - Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

OFRA book on Fertilizer Use Optimization - low res

Languages:
English
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OFRA book

Optimizing Fertilizer & ISFM in Nigeria

Summary:

Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Nigeria is chapter 12 of the OFRA publication - Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

OFRA book on Fertilizer Use Optimization - low res

Languages:
English
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OFRA book