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East Africa

The socially engaged investors guide to communication for development

Summary:

This guide provides comprehensive information on how public and private investment in communication for development can influence scale-up and adoption in small-scale farming households in sub-Saharan Africa.

It has been produced in collaboration between the three partners delivering the IDRC funded Scaling-Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) project in Tanzania. The partners, African Agribusiness Partnership, CABI and Farm Radio International, have also been supported by IITA.

Languages:
English
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Potato 48 message SMS campaign

Summary:

This potato 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

Other partners: ARI Uyole, private seed companies (Meru Agrotours, Highland seed and Beula seed company), Ministry of Agriculture DAICOS

This 62-message campaign ran in late 2017/early 2018 in Southern Tanzania.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Bean 59 message SMS campaign

Summary:

This bean 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

Other partners: ARI Uyole, private seed companies (Meru Agrotours, Highland seed and Beula seed company), Ministry of Agriculture DAICOS

This 59-message campaign ran in early 2018 in Southern Tanzania.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Maize 62 message SMS campaign

Summary:

This maize 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

Other partners: ARI Uyole, private seed companies (Meru Agrotours, Highland seed and Beula seed company), Ministry of Agriculture DAICOS

This 62-message campaign ran in late 2017/early 2018 in Southern Tanzania.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Mobile Landscape Analysis – Audio PowerPoint

Summary:

This is a presentation on the mobile landscape analysis in Tanzania put together by the UPTAKE team. It contains key findings and constraints to providing Agri VAS, lessons, opportunities and implications for knowledge organizations and is accompanied by a descriptive audio recording.

Languages:
English
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Mobile landscape analysis

Common bean agrodealer poster – Kiswahili

Summary:

Tupande Maharage Bingwa is a poster giving information on growing common beans. It was produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program running the Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania. It was distributed by one of the partners - AFAP.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Common bean agrodealer psoter

Common bean flipchart – Kiswahili

Summary:

Tupande Maharage Bingwa is a flipchart giving information on growing common beans. 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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522 Maharage bingwa flipchart

Common bean poster – Kiswahili

Summary:

Tupande Maharage Bingwa is a poster giving information on growing common beans. It was produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program running the Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania. It was distributed by our partners - FIPS Africa, using their village based advisors.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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523 Maharage bingwa FIPS poster

Groundnut system (b&w) cropping guide – English

Summary:

The groundnut system cropping guide is a practical 44 manual focusing on good agricultural practices for groundnut production that promote integrated soil fertility management. Produced by ASHC.

Languages:
English
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562 groundnut cropping guide

Sorghum & millet-legume (colour) cropping guide – Portuguese

Summary:

A practical 92-page A5 manual focusing on good agricultural practices for sorghum and millet production incorporating integrated soil fertility management techniques and practices. Produced by ASHC.

Languages:
Portuguese
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Sorghum millet portuguese