Newsletter no 1 - August 2020

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Access Agriculture Panorama
No.1 - August 2020

 

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NEWS
300 million Hindi speaking farmers
to benefit from new video platform
Access Agriculture is proud to announce the launch of the Hindi version of its video platform www.accessagriculture.org/hi, which offers a rich resource of multilingual training videos on agroecological principles and rural entrepreneurship for the Global South.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
New videos in Fon and Wolof languages
 
New videos in Fon: Sixteen of our videos are now available in Fon language and have been posted on our platform www.accessagriculture.org. They are freely downloadable as video (mp4), audio (mp3), mobile (video format 3gp) as well as one-page factsheets with contact details for more information. Among them you can find videos on:
Vermiwash: an organic tonic for crops
Vermiwash is one kind of organic fertiliser that can rejuvenate soils.
Vermiwash: an organic tonic for crops – English version
Vermiwash: an organic tonic for crops – Fon version
Village savings and loan associations
In this video, we will learn from farmers in Malawi how they manage their village savings and loan association.
Village savings and loan associations – English version
Village savings and loan associations – Fon version
New videos in Wolof : Ten more videos are now available in Wolof language and have been posted on our platform www.accessagriculture.org
Enriching porridge
How to prepare porridge enriched with proteins and vitamins to feed your baby.
Enriching porridge – English version
Enriching porridge – Wolof version
Demi-lunes
Demi-lunes (semi-circular bunds) are earth embankments which capture runoff for improved yields.
SLM07 Demi-lunes – English version
SLM07 Demi-lunes – Wolof version
BLOG POSTS
Burmese translations of videos available now
Agriculture is the source of livelihood for nearly 70 percent of the population of Myanmar. To strengthen communities and improve livelihoods in Myanmar, Helvetas, the Swiss development organisation, recently commissioned the translation into Burmese — the official language of Myanmar — of 30 farmer-to-farmer videos from Access Agriculture.
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Cutting edge agroecology
Governments are often friendlier to corporate farming than to agroecology, so the Andhra Pradesh Community managed Natural Farming (AP-CNF), formerly known as AP ZBNF, programme in India is a breath of fresh air. As AP-CNF says on its website, the programme “is based on the latest scientific discoveries in Agriculture, and, at the same time it is rooted in Indian tradition.” AP-CNF is striving to reach six million farmers.
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VOICES FROM THE FIELD
Young entrepreneur brings smart farmer learning to Bihar, India
When 27-year old Neeraj Kumar heard about the Access Agriculture “Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund 2019” announcement, he was excited to learn that winners would receive a Digisoft portable smart projector. Neeraj is co-founder of Khetee, an NGO based in Durdih village in Bihar, a state in eastern India.
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MEET OUR AMBASSADOR
Romuald Ulrich Assogba
Access Agriculture ambassadors are volunteers who promote the work Access Agriculture is doing in their respective countries.

Romuald Ulrich Assogba.holds a Master of Arts degree in Rural Economics and Extension and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Agricultural Extension and Advice from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. He is currently working in the area of promotion of organic and ecological farming. Passionate about agricultural advice, more specifically organic farming, he is also responsible for the Monitoring and Consulting Agency in Organic and Ecological Agriculture (ASCABE) and is a founding member of the Benin Association of Agricultural Extension and Consulting Professionals (ABPVCA). By agreeing to be an Access Agriculture ambassador, Romuald wishes to promote agricultural training videos on organic and ecological farming to producers and agricultural extension services both nationally and internationally.

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WINNER OF THE MONTHLY QUIZ
Evangeline Mbah - Winner of Access Agriculture July 2020 Quiz contest
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The  August 2020 Quiz will be open from 1-15 August 2020.
Check out the contest here: www.AccessAgriculture.org

 

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This monthly e-newsletter gives a bird’s eye view of all the exciting updates from Access Agriculture, a world-leading organisation for quality agricultural training videos in international and local languages, working across the Global South.

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