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Dagbani

HipLife soybean video

Summary:

Music video about farming soybean in Ghana. The Choggu Boys are singing a chorus about how the farmers are beating the rain and bring the soybean to market.

Music and lyrics: Choggu Boys

Film by: Anas Inusah and Raymond Vuol, produced and commissioned by CABI .

Languages:
Dagbani
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Tips for planting lowland rice in Ghana – Dagbani poster

Summary:

A poster entitled - Good rice more money - lowland rice: Tips for planting rain-fed lowland rice in northern Ghana. Produced at a write-shop in Bolga Tanga, Ghana, facilitated by ASHC.

Languages:
Dagbani
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120 SARI GH Good rice more money - lowland rice poster - Dagbani

Grow row by row (cereals) film – from Fighting Striga series

Summary:

Grow row by row (cereals) is a 9 minute film that shows farmers are changing the way they intercrop their sorghum and millet with cowpea. By planting both crops at higher densities they are integrating Striga control and ISFM.

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Buli, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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grow row by row

Striga biology film – Part of the Fighting Striga film series

Summary:

Striga biology explains how Striga, a parasitic weed, sucks nutrients from cereal crops especially millet, sorghum and maize and causes great yield losses.  ASHC supported Portuguese and Kiswahili translations of these films.

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Buli, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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Striga biology

Lowland rice (Dagbani) – briefing sheet

Summary:

Lowland rice briefing sheet is 5 pages – designed to be used as a script by extension worker or in making radio programmes. Produced at a write-shop in Bolga Tanga, Ghana facilitated by ASHC.

Languages:
Dagbani
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Lowland rice – briefing sheet

Summary:

Lowland rice briefing sheet is 5 pages – designed to be used as a script by extension worker or in making radio programmes. Made a write-shop in Ghana facilitated by ASHC.

Languages:
Dagbani
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rice briefing sheet

Animals and trees for better crops film – Part of the Fighting Striga series

Summary:

Animals and trees for better crops is a 12-minute film that explains the role of animals (manure) and trees in soil fertility as a means of tackling Striga. ASHC supported translations of Portuguese and Kiswahili versions.

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.

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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Animals and trees for a better crop

Succeed with seeds – film From the Fighting Striga film series

Summary:

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

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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sorghum-seed selection

Composting beats Striga film – From the Fighting Striga film series

Summary:

Composting beats Striga is a 10 minute film that shows how farmers make compost as one of the strategies to combine the fight against the parasitic weed Striga with integrated soil fertility management (ISFM).

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Buli, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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composting to beat striga

Storing cowpea film – From the Fighting Striga film series

Summary:

Storing cowpea seed explains the importance of drying to ensure cowpea seed is viable and explores approaches to stop cowpea beetle (weevil) infestation – including triple bagging and indigenous approaches.

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Ewe, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
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Storing cowpea seed