TV stations

Using either the English, French or local language versions, TV stations have broadcast videos hosted on Access Agriculture in Bangladesh (local cable TV stations and Channel-i), Benin (BB24, Tunde Agric TV), Burundi (Télévision Nationale du Burundi), Central African Republic (Télévision Centrafricaine), Democratic Republic of Congo (community television of Kinzau-Mvuete), Gambia (GRTV), Guinea (RTG), Malawi (Channel of All Nations and Times TV), Nepal (NTV), Niger (Canal3 in Malanville), and Nigeria (the federal Nigerian Television Authority as well as the state-owned Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State).

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Information on the video files....

  • The video files available for download are MP4 files, but they are not high quality files intended for use on TV stations
  • If you would like to use any programmes on your TV station please contact our media desk at media@accessagriculture.org – we will establish a contract with your TV station and then allow you access to high resolution files
  • Please note that the videos must be shown in full and are not allowed to be edited.

Ideas for using the video files....

  • Play the programmes at suitable times of the year to remind your audience of good agricultural practices
  • Invite some farmers or a guest from the extension service, ministry or a local NGO and use a programme as a starting point for a discussion
  • Why not have a phone in on a subject raised by one of the programmes...
  • Use the videos as part of a magazine style programme on agriculture, food and rural developmen

Be seen to be part of your community...

  • Why not offer extra services to your viewers by distributing DVD’s of the videos by agreement with Access Agriculture
  • Remind viewers that other videos are available from the Access Agriculture website
  • Organise a viewers’ event, for example at an agricultural show, so that you can get direct feedback from your viewers
  • You can also upload your agricultural content to Agtube – and if videos are already on Youtube or Vimeo then the URL’s can be copied across
  • Let us know how innovative you have been and get your story onto the Access Agriculture website!
  • Be seen! Be different!

Other languages....

  • If you think there is demand for some of the existing video programmes to go into local languages in your area, please contact us on media@accessagriculture.com
  • Do you have expertise for translating and recording programmes in different languages? If so please contact us and let us know your skills

REMEMBER !

Pay the attention to detail at every stage.
Always aim to produce a QUALITY programme.