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Material matters… 25 free soil health and cropping manuals to download

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Material matters is a bi-monthly feature which reviews materials that can be freely downloaded from the ASHC website. This month we are reviewing the manuals that we have been developed by ASHC and its partners.  There is a wealth of information here. The handbook for ISFM outlines the principles of the approach – giving details of […]

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SMS campaign increases maize seed sales by 20-90%

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5 July 2017: Seed companies in Mbeya, Tanzania,  have reported increased sales ranging from 20-90% following an UPTAKE campaign that promoted the use of improved maize seed varieties last season. The UPTAKE project has been using SMS technology to promote the use of improved seed varieties to 40,000 farmers in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands, as part […]

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UPTAKE woman maize faremr with phone

Campaign-based approaches in development

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7 June 2017: In both East and West Africa the ASHC team is working to develop multi-media campaign. Duncan Sones reviews the question What do we mean by a campaign-based approach? The ASHC approach has seen us facilitating the creation of partnership across a number of organization that together can deliver a multiple-media campaign. The aim of […]

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Partner meeting in Arusha

ASHC Newsletter March 2017

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26 March 2017: We have changed the way that we share information with you about the African Soil Health Consortium (ASHC). This quarterly e-newsletter will help you to understand how the new strategy is being implemented with news from the project: Gender and the Legume Alliance; OFRA; Scaling-up Improved Legume Technologies and UPTAKE. We are also launching a Twitter alert, so that, in future, you will be able […]

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SILT campaign materials and nodualtion March 2017

OFRA shares its lessons …

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16 February 2017 OFRA: The CABI team has been working closely with AGRA over the past few months to ensure that the lessons from OFRA are captured and shared. Working with facilitator Dr Sileshi Gudeta Weldesemayat, the principle investigators from 12 of the participating countries have been developing journal papers utilizing the data collected with the support […]

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OFRA work shop December 2016

Accessing markets is key to improved legume technology uptake

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30 January 2017: Monica Kansiime, seed systems scientist, CABI, writes: In the southern highlands of Tanzania, people’s livelihoods are dependent on what farmers can grow for food and sale. Legumes, such as common beans, soybean and groundnut, are good protein sources and play a key role in nutritional security and household incomes. But yields lately […]

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Farmers in Chunya district

The Shujaaz Legume Alliance campaign

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29 November 2016 Lucky Komba, producer at Shujaaz, writes: The Legume Alliance contacted Shujaaz to see if we could make bean farming ‘cool’ again! This was no easy challenge. Our recent national survey showed that young Tanzanian’s are far from embracing the opportunities available to them in agriculture: “When you tell us to go do […]

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Shujaaz reader

Media guide: Producing farmer-friendly printed information

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This media guide is covering the broad principles to be considered when developing printed material. Specific guidance will be developed for different sorts of printed development communication materials from posters to manuals. In general, we suggest that all materials are designed and written for a particular locality and that they are adapted for use in […]

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Farmer reading rice poster copy

Media Guide: Develop a multiple-media campaign

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This media guide to developing a multiple-media campaign… is designed to offer support to anyone trying to get information to farmers – especially relating to a new or improved agricultural technology. Please note that this page has a series of Media links – these will give you access to material that we believe could be useful as […]

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Farmers in Hohoe listening

Ghana

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  Partners in Ghana Crops in the project   K R I D Role in the project 1 University for Development Studies  Soybean   K  R     Support the research elements of GALA including provide support for survey activities. Strengthen linkages with Legume Alliance stakeholders at national level and SAILRA Learning Alliance.(SC) 2 IITA  Soybean   K […]

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