Grow row by row (cereals) film – from Fighting Striga series
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.
Striga biology film – Part of the Fighting Striga film series
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.
Women in extension – film
Women in extension - Not invisible anymore is an 11-minute film that can be used to support policy audiences looking at tailoring extension to better support the needs of women smallholder farmers. This film is also ideal for training extension worker in issues relating to women in agriculture. Commissioned by ASHC.
- English, Hausa, Moore, Peulh Fulfulde, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
Animals and trees for better crops film – Part of the Fighting Striga series
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.
Succeed with seeds – film From the Fighting Striga film series
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
Composting beats Striga film – From the Fighting Striga film series
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).
Storing cowpea film – From the Fighting Striga film series
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.
Micro-dosing film – From the Fighting Striga film series
Micro-dosing manure, compost or mineral fertilizer in sorghum and millet crops brings together ISFM and Striga control in a 10 minute film.
Let’s talk money film – From the Fighting Striga film series
Let's talk money - film showing farmers how much money they would earn from the application of different techniques and approaches to help decision-making including participatory budgeting
Integrated approach against Striga film – Part of the Fighting Striga film series
Integrated approach against Striga is an 8-minute film that explains how ISFM often has a positive effect on the management of the parasitic-weed Striga in sorghum and millet. Striga needs poor soil to thrive.