• Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:59am

    During an intensive video translation workshop in Bangladesh in May 2018, jointly organised by Access Agriculture and IRRI Bangladesh, 14 participants joined forces for five days to record Bangla voice overs and edit the audio of 50 existing videos hosted on the Access Agriculture video platform. The videos, featuring farmers from different countries, had all been selected by national agricultural experts as being relevant to their country.

    The video scripts had been translated in the four weeks leading up to the workshop by professional translators and finally verified by...


  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:06am

    Access Agriculture has reached more than 68 million farmers through its videos and audio soundtracks.  An on-line survey, just finalised, involved participants from 115 countries.  Two thirds of users are watching the videos direct on the site with one third registering and downloading.   

    Most people using the site are sharing the videos either directly with farmers or with colleagues involved in extension. Users like Access Agriculture so much, that 900 of those who took the survey...


  • Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:50am

    Thanks to a collaboration between Access Agriculture, Green TV and Business of Languages, 50 videos are now available to the 400 million Hindi speakers in the sub-continent.  The videos in the style of “farmer to farmer” have been filmed in India, Bangladesh, Africa and Latin America.  A team of experts, brought together by specialist environment and rural TV channel Green TV, put together a selection of videos which are relevant for Indian farmers.  The subjects range from rice, to fish farming, onions, improving animal feed and improving soils. 



  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:10am

    Access Agriculture is supporting UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2019.  With 76 languages available on the “farmer to farmer” training video platform

    This year the theme is “Indigenous languages matter for development” and Access Agriculture has videos for farmers translated into local languages. UNESCO believes in the importance of cultural and linguistic diversity for sustainable...


  • Friday, February 1, 2019 - 5:24pm

    Through the Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund, Access Agriculture is requesting young people to propose innovative ideas to make a business, or expand their existing business, around the dissemination of agricultural videos. Through this competitive grant, the most inspiring and promising young entrepreneurs will receive a Digisoft smart projector. This projector has an in-built computer and contains the entire Access Agriculture library with over 200 videos in more than 75 international and local...


  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:20am

    Two Aflatoxin training videos on the Access Agriculture website were featured as Uganda launched a National Awareness Campaign for the Control of Aflatoxins, spearheaded by the Vice President of Uganda, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi.

    The campaign includes a National Action Plan for Aflatoxin Control along with the related information, education and communication materials for creating more awareness about control of aflatoxins.

    The Vice President said “to stop the problem we need a multi approach methodology to enable us to inform the farmers, I have seen videos which...


  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:42am

    The approach of Access Agriculture to make farmer-to-farmer videos available throughout South Asia was warmly welcomed at a regional consultation for the formulation of enabling policy recommendations and project concepts for innovative agriculture technologies in South Asia. The meeting took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 29th -  31st October, 2018 at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka.

    With the theme of “Agriculture Development Depends on Innovation”, SAARC...


  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:46am

    After a planning workshop in Nairobi with The Rockefeller Foundation partners, ground-breaking bridges were built between key communication organisations to tackle the problem of post-harvest losses in Africa.

    Farm Radio International, a Canadian-based NGO has a long-standing tradition of strengthening capacities of rural radio stations, working with 700 radio partners across Africa. Since Africa is known for its oral tradition of exchanging information, developments in ICT and media landscapes are increasingly broadening farmers’ opportunities to access information in...


  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:44am

    Bienvenidos a Access Agriculture

    The newly launched Spanish version of the Access Agriculture video platform welcomes visitors in this way. In line with our tradition to support South-South learning between farmers, the whole platform is now easily accessible to users in Central and South America in Spanish.

    Much of the work has been carried out by communication professionals at IICA – the Inter-American Institute for Co-operation on Agriculture, who as part of the strategic partnership with Access Agriculture, are committed to make farmer-to-farmer videos available for...


  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:08pm

    Access Agriculture will soon be holding an on-line survey for the users of its platform.

    Make sure you register to the Access Agriculture platform now, so that you can take part in the survey.

    We want to hear from you!

    The first 1000 people who complete the survey will be entered into a draw.

    The winner will receive a free smart projector.

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