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Maize & cassava message SMS campaign

Summary:

This maize and cassava 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: Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI), MEDA

This message campaign ran in 2019 in Southern Tanzania for maize and in Eastern zone for cassava.

Languages:
English, Swahili / Kiswahili
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Potato production manual

Summary:

Mwongozo wa teknolojia za uzalishaji wa viazi mviringo Tanzania is an output of Upsaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension (UPTAKE) project financed by IFAD and implemented by FRI and CABI. This 47 page manual gives information to farmers and stakeholders in potato production on good agronomic practices to consider when cultivating potatoes.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Potato

Cassava production manual

Summary:

Mwongozo wa uzalishaji wa zao la muhogo Tanzania is an output of Upsaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension (UPTAKE) project financed by IFAD and implemented by FRI and CABI. This 29 page manual gives information to farmers and stakeholders in cassava production on good agronomic practices to consider when cultivating cassava.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Cassava manual

Cassava seed production manual

Summary:

Mwongozo wa uzalishaji wa mbegu bora za muhogo za daraja la kuazimiwa ubora is a cassava manual focusing on production of cassava seedlings. It discusses on the economic importance of cassava, challenges of growing it, appropriate times to cultivate, land preparation, varieties and their ecological zones, preserving and transporting cuttings, planting, fertilizer application, pests and diseases, harvesting, among others.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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Ukulima bora wa muhogo

Beans, a family affair: A drama about women growing and marketing common beans — Part 5

Summary:

Beans, a family affair is a five-episode drama about a group of women who persevere against difficulties to achieve success. The women belong to a village savings or vicoba group in Tanzania, and all of them grow common beans. Women do most of the field work for common beans. But, because of the traditional gender roles in their community, men make all the post-harvest decisions, including selling the beans and controlling the income.

Find the story at http://scripts.farmradio.fm/radio-resource-packs/beans-a-family-affair/beans-a-family-affair-part-5/

Languages:
English
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Beans, a family affair: A drama about women growing and marketing common beans — Part 4

Summary:

Beans, a family affair is a five-episode drama about a group of women who persevere against difficulties to achieve success. The women belong to a village savings or vicoba group in Tanzania, and all of them grow common beans. Women do most of the field work for common beans. But, because of the traditional gender roles in their community, men make all the post-harvest decisions, including selling the beans and controlling the income.

Find the story at http://scripts.farmradio.fm/radio-resource-packs/beans-a-family-affair/beans-a-family-affair-part-4/

Languages:
English
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Beans, a family affair: A drama about women growing and marketing common beans — Part 3

Summary:

Beans, a family affair is a five-episode drama about a group of women who persevere against difficulties to achieve success. The women belong to a village savings or vicoba group in Tanzania, and all of them grow common beans. Women do most of the field work for common beans. But, because of the traditional gender roles in their community, men make all the post-harvest decisions, including selling the beans and controlling the income.

Find the story at http://scripts.farmradio.fm/radio-resource-packs/beans-a-family-affair/beans-a-family-affair-part-3/

Languages:
English
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Beans, a family affair: A drama about women growing and marketing common beans — Part 2

Summary:

Beans, a family affair is a five-episode drama about a group of women who persevere against difficulties to achieve success. The women belong to a village savings or vicoba group in Tanzania, and all of them grow common beans. Women do most of the field work for common beans. But, because of the traditional gender roles in their community, men make all the post-harvest decisions, including selling the beans and controlling the income.

Find the story at http://scripts.farmradio.fm/radio-resource-packs/beans-a-family-affair/beans-a-family-affair-part-2/

Languages:
English
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Beans, a family affair: A drama about women growing and marketing common beans — Part 1

Summary:

Beans, a family affair is a five-episode drama about a group of women who persevere against difficulties to achieve success. The women belong to a village savings or vicoba group in Tanzania, and all of them grow common beans. Women do most of the field work for common beans. But, because of the traditional gender roles in their community, men make all the post-harvest decisions, including selling the beans and controlling the income.

Find the story at http://scripts.farmradio.fm/radio-resource-packs/beans-a-family-affair/beans-a-family-affair-part-1/

Languages:
English
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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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