Bulletin numéro 8 - mars 2021

Access Agriculture Panorama
No. 8 - March 2021
Women in extension
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Call launched for young entrepreneurs in
Egypt, Kenya and Mali
Access Agriculture announces the launch of its Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund for Egypt, Kenya and Mali. Apply now! Present key ideas of a business proposal using a smart projector and your ideas can become reality. Win a smart projector! The deadline for submission is nearing. After registering on Access Agriculture, you can access the form to submit your proposal.
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New videos 
100 new videos (Arabic 22; Ateso 4; Bangla 1; Bemba 14; Chitonga / Tonga 9; English 1; French 1; Hindi 1; Peulh / Fulfuldé / Pulaar 11; Portuguese 6; Spanish 1; Twi 21; and Wolof 13) have been posted on our platform www.accessagriculture.org. They are freely downloadable as video (mp4), audio (mp3), mobile (video format 3gp) along with a one-page fact sheet with contact details for more information.
Using sack mounds to grow vegetables
The best compost for sack mounds is the one made using poultry manure and plant remains. If you use such compost, the sack mound will yield a lot of vegetables for a long time.

Arabic | Bambara | Bangla | Chichewa / Nyanja | English | French | Luganda | 
Nepali Spanish | Telugu

Turning honey into money
Making a vermicompost bed
With empty fertilizer bags you can sew a container. Place layers of decomposable material in the container and water it. Put the earthworms in after one week. Cover the top of the bed with gunny bags and water it regularly. Make sure the compost is shaded from direct sunlight.

Bambara | Bangla | Burmese | 
Chichewa / Nyanja | English | Fon | 
French | Kinyarwanda / Kirundi | Kiswahili | Marathi | 
Spanish | Tumbuka

Of fertilizers and immigration
Of fertilizers and immigration
Chemical or mineral fertilizers have long been touted by agro-industry and by governments as a necessity to feed the growing world population. Sixty years after the start of the Green Revolution, the damage caused to farmland, surface water and groundwater, biodiversity and farmers’ livelihoods has forced policy-makers in India and in the European Union to curb the overuse of fertilizers and encourage more environmentally-friendly ways of farming.
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Harun-Ar-Rashid received his MSc in Agronomy from the Bangladesh Agricultural University and his MSc in Crop Physiology from Reading University, UK. He has worked in agricultural R&D and extension for 35 years for government agencies, NGOs, national and international organizations and for the private sector. Harun-Ar-Rashid is the founding director of the Agricultural Advisory Society (AAS), a leading national agricultural NGO. Since 2005 Harun has disseminated and used farmer-to-farmer training videos across Bangladesh.

Daniel Opio
Winner of Access Agriculture February 2021 Quiz contest
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The  March 2021 Quiz will be open from 1-15 March 2021.
Check out the contest here: www.AccessAgriculture.org

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