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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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FRI backgrounder: Cassava post-harvest activities

Summary:

Post-harvest activities in cassava

Sections include:

  • Why is this subject important to listeners?
  • What are the big post-harvest challenges with cassava?
  • Gender aspects of post-harvest cassava activities
  • Key information about cassava post-harvest activities
  • Processing raw cassava roots into chips
  • Making High Quality Cassava Flour
  • Making cassava starch
  • New opportunities for processed cassava in Tanzania
  • Marketing
Languages:
English
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healthy cassava leaves - up close

FRI Backgrounder on growing soybean

Summary:

Backgrounder on growing soybean in Tanzania 

Sections include:

  • Why is this subject important to listeners
  • What are the big challenges of growing soybean in Tanzania?
  • Is there misinformation about growing soybean that I should cover?
  • Gender aspects of growing soybean
  • Predicted impact of climate change on production of soybean
  • Key information about growing soybean from land selection to harvest
Languages:
English
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BABY DEMO - FIPS photo

Zalisha Soya Bora – Soybean poster Kiswahili

Summary:

Zalisha Soya Bora is a B2 poster giving information on growing soybeans. 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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Zalisha soya bora poster

Common bean flash cards– Kiswahili

Summary:

The common bean flash cards are 9 mini-posters each giving information on various stages of common bean production. They were produced as part of the Scaling Up Improved Legume Technologies (SILT) program in collaboration with Legume Alliance campaign in Tanzania to be used by extension workers carrying out training programs on growing common bean.

Languages:
Swahili / Kiswahili
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544 household bean head cuts