Newsletter no 9 – April 2021

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Access Agriculture Panorama
No. 9 - April 2021
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
EcoAgtube for Green Videos!
EcoAgtube for Green Videos!

EcoAgtube for Green Videos! Upload videos about your concerns for your local environment. Just register at www.ecoagtube.org and the open access platform is available for your videos to promote a healthier environment for all.

“Congratulations for creating a common platform, this is a wonderful initiative and helpful for all of us to quickly access and use. We will start using this platform for our community-based learning processes.”
-- Dr Rengalakshmi, Director, Ecotechnology, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, India
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Access Agriculture and SustainSahel
Access Agriculture and SustainSahel
Access Agriculture is a partner in the EU-funded SustainSahel project which aims to promote practices that enhance soil quality and yields, build resilience towards climate change, and contribute to food security and better livelihoods.
Call launched for young entrepreneurs in Senegal
Access Agriculture announces the launch of its Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund for Senegal. 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.
Senegal  : KCOA Senegal Call
New videos 
 
79 new videos ( Arabic 28; Ateso 5; Bangla 1; Bemba 10; Chitonga / Tonga 7; English 1; French 1; Hindi 2; Kikongo / Kongo 4; Luganda 13; Marathi  2; Portuguese 1; Tshiluba / Luba-Lulua 4 ) 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.
Managing rust diseases in wheat and barley
Managing rust diseases in wheat and barley
Rust diseases spread through wind and can rapidly develop in cool, wet weather. To know if your crop has rust disease, rub over the infected plant part to see if a yellow, brown or black powder sticks to your fingers. 
Housing for pigs
Housing for pigs
Farmers in Uganda started taking care of pigs in their sties because of problems with the pigs that were free roaming. Farmers would not know where the pigs had gone and what they had eaten or whether they had contracted any disease.

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VOICES FROM THE FIELD
Of fertilizers and immigration
Promoting agroecology in a biodiversity hotspot
The Greater Mahale Ecosystem (GME) with its stunning views and fascinating wildlife along the shores of Lake Tanganyika – the world's longest freshwater lake – must be an exciting region to visit in western Tanzania.
Considered as an important biodiversity hotspot, GME accounts for 90% of Tanzania’s endangered chimpanzees and over 250 endemic fish species. It is also home to colobus monkeys, giant forest squirrels, numerous bird species and several plant species that are only found in this region.

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BLOG POSTS
Of fertilizers and immigration
Validating local knowledge
Yapuchiris are expert farmer-researcher-extensionists on the semi-arid, high plains of Bolivia. At 4000 meters above sea level (over 13,000 feet), seasoned farmers know how to observe plants and animals, clouds and stars, to predict the weather, especially to answer the Big Question on their minds: when will the rains start, so I can plant my crop?Read more .... বাংলা | Français | हिंदी | Español
MEET OUR AMBASSADOR
Jean Baptiste Musabyimana Ntamugabumwe
Jean Baptiste Musabyimana Ntamugabumwe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in organisational communications at the University of CEPROMAD in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Since 2006, he is responsible for communication, information and education at the Federation of Organisations of Agricultural Producers of Congo (FOPAC NK). In 2018, he was appointed as the National Coordinator of the Association of Agricultural Journalists of Congo (AJAC). As Access Agriculture Ambassador, Jean’s mission is to popularise Access Agriculture videos and audios to farmers in DRC for better agricultural production.
WINNER OF THE MONTHLY QUIZ
Mwawi Ndau
Winner of Access Agriculture March 2021 Quiz contest
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The  April 2021 Quiz will be open from 1-15 April 2021.
Check out the contest here: www.accessagriculture.org

 

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