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Succeed with seeds – film From the Fighting Striga film series

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. Participatory variety selection is an important component of integrated soil fertility management (ISFM). This is one of 10 films from the “Fighting Striga” series.

This film is available in both French and Portuguese and summaries in both languages can be found by following the link at the top right of the home page.



Succeed with seeds is a 10-minute film that shows how a farmer field school learns to test sorghum varieties for Striga resistance and undertake participatory variety selection within an ISFM approach

Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
Target Audience:
Education, Extensionists, Farmers, Large-scale farmer, NGOs, Policy Makers, Smallholder farmers, Students
Africa Soil Health Consortium, Agro-Insight, ICRISAT
Audio visual
Cropping Stages:
Planning and land preparation, Planting
Produced by Agro-Insight for ICRISAT
Reference Number:
ASHC 0317-L3

Produced by Agro-Insight for ICRISAT translations into Portuguese and Kiswahili made possible by ASHC. The Fighting Striga film series has been awarded a gold classification by the International Visual Communications Awards 2014

sorghum-seed selection

All versions of this film are downloadable from the accessagriculture site

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