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Materials Library

The ISFM materials library is designed to share a wide range of materials. Your search options include by crop,  country, language, format (e.g. leaflets, audio visual materials etc.) or by ISFM practice (e.g. planting legumes, application of organic material, fertilizer application etc.). In addition materials under the ‘How to…’ section offer advice and guidance on how to make your own ISFM materials.  ASHC welcomes your feedback on the materials posted here and welcomes ISFM materials developed by others for inclusion in this library.

Tanzania focus group discussions report

Summary:

The report on focus group discussion in Tanzania has the following components:

  • Synthesis of the FGDs
  • Use of improved seed varieties
  • Use of chemical fertilizer and manure
  • Use of inoculants
  • Pests and diseases in common bean and soybean
  • Marketing/sales of common bean and soybean
  • Use of technologies of storage
  • information sources on agriculture for households
  • Awareness and adoption of technologies
Languages:
English
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Ghana Intra-household survey report – Baseline study

Summary:

The report focusing on integrating multi-media communication approaches and input brokerage has the following components:

Background

Methods

  • Study design
  • Study area and sampling procedure
  • Data collection and analysis

Results

  • Descriptive characteristics
  • Crop production and cropping systems

Sources of agricultural information

  • Major sources of agricultural information
  • Ranking information sources
  • Agricultural information sources by crop
  • Awareness of agricultural practices
  • Information sharing within the household

Soybean current information sources and practices

  • Sources of information on soybean
  • Awareness of soybean practices
  • Soybean practices applied by farmers

Insights from the study

 

Languages:
English
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Ghana soybean campaign report

Summary:

The report focusing on integrating multi-media communication approaches and input brokerage has the following components:

Campaign approach

Technical brief

Geographic covereage

Campaign elements

  • Films
  • SMS messages
  • Radio spots
  • Print materials
  • Extension meetings in villages

Summary of reach

Languages:
English
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Tanzania Intra-household survey report – Baseline study

Summary:

The report focusing on integrating multi-media communication approaches and input brokerage has the following components:

Back ground

Study objectives

Methods

  • Research questions
  • Research hypotheses

Results

  • Household characteristics
  • Crop production and cropping systems

Sources of agricultural information

  • Major sources of agricultural information
  • Ranking information sources
  • Agricultural information sources by crop
  • Awareness of agricultural practices
  • Information sharing within the household

Bean and soybean campaign

  • Sources of information on common bean and soybean
  • Awareness of common bean and soybean practices
  • Common bean and soybean practices applied by farmers
  • Reasons for failure to use known common bean and soybean practices

Insights from the study

Languages:
English
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Tanzania common bean and soybean campaign report

Summary:

The report focusing on integrating multi-media communication approaches and input brokerage has the following components:

Campaign approach

Technical brief

Geographic covereage

Campaign elements

  • Demo plots
  • FIPS village-based advisors
  • Radio
  • Print materials
  • Capacity building

Summary of reach

Languages:
English
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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
Read More Download (.docx na)