Video distribution

3GP files      DVD compilations and translations

Access Agriculture works with a large network of extension and communication professionals and enterprises to encourage and promote the distribution of videos in local languages. We can help you develop a strategy to significantly enhance impact at farmers’ level. This can include preloading videos onto laptops, tablets and smartphones.

For more information please contact info@accessagriculture.org

Smart Projectors

The smart projector contains all of the Access Agriculture videos available to play off-line, off-grid and off mobile signal. It comes complete with a solar panel unit, 2 batteries and a sound system suitable for up to 150 people – all in one backpack.

The projector operates like an off-line version of the website with videos being chosen by category or language. This content is regularly updated.

A video about the smart projector can be seen here: Play smart… with the DCS smart projector

If you would like to purchase one, and for further information, please contact: aafoundation@accessagriculture.org

3GP files for mobile use

In many countries farmers have been requesting small video files that can be played on basic mobile phone handsets. These files are now available for download from each video page on this website.

DVD compilations and translations

Any DVD has all videos in either English or French, and can contain up to 7 other languages.

DVD labels are adjusted for each client, and will include your logo on the back cover.

For more information contact: kevin@accessagriculture.org

You will find on the Impact studies page a number of examples of the effectiveness of DVD’s.

DVD Legumes

Video modules:

  1. Soil fertility in Africa
  2. Reviving soils with mucuna
  3. Intercropping maize with pigeon pea
  4. Storing cowpea seeds
  5. Soya sowing density
  6. Harvesting and storing soya bean seed
  7. Beans for lowland
  8. Staking climbing beans
  9. Managing aflatoxins in groundnuts during drying and storage
  10. Growing lupin without disease (Latin America)

DVD Fish

Video modules:

  1. Stocking fingerlings in a nursery pond
  2. Food for fish
  3. Growing azolla for feed
  4. Preparing low-cost concentrate feed

DVD Small livestock

Video modules:

  1. Making a business from home raised chicks
  2. Taking care of local chickens
  3. Feeding improved chickens
  4. Feeding rabbits
  5. Making a raised platform for sheep and goats
  6. Feeding dairy goats
  7. Growing azolla for feed
  8. Preparing low-cost concentrate feed
  9. Growing hydroponic fodder
  10. Feeding grasscutters
  11. Quail housing

DVD Fighting striga and improving soil fertility

Video modules:

  1. Striga biology
  2. Integrated approach against striga
  3. Succeed with seeds
  4. Composting to beat striga
  5. Micro-dosing
  6. Animals and trees for a better crop
  7. Storing cowpea seed
  8. Grow row by row
  9. Joining hands against striga
  10. Let’s talk money

DVD Rice Advice

Video modules:

  1. Seed sorting
  2. Seed flotation
  3. Seed drying
  4. Seed preservation
  5. Land preparation
  6. Seedbed
  7. Transplanting
  8. Weed management
  9. Soil fertility
  10. Improving rice quality
  11. Rice parboiling

DVD Sesame

Video modules:

  1. Maintaining varietal purity of sesame
  2. Row planting of sesame
  3. Harvesting and storing sesame

DVD Sustainable Land Management

Video modules:

  1. Introduction
  2. Stone Lines
  3. Fanya juu terraces
  4. Grevillea agroforestry
  5. Road runoff harvesting
  6. Zero-grazing & biogas
  7. Zaï planting pits
  8. Demi-lunes
  9. Parkland agroforestry
  10. Soil fertility management
  11. Farmer-managed natural regeneration
  12. Farmers & pastoralists
  13. Conservation agriculture

DVD Chilli

Video modules:

  1. Making a chilli seedbed
  2. Managing nematodes in vegetables
  3. Insect nets in seedbeds
  4. Transplanting chillies
  5. Harvesting, drying and storing chillies
  6. Solar drying of chillies
  7. Making chilli powder

DVD Onions

Video modules:

  1. Making more money from onions
  2. The onion nursery 
  3. Installing an onion field
  4. Growing onions in fertile soil
  5. Managing onion diseases
  6. Onion harvest and storage

DVD Soya

Video modules:

  1. Soil fertility in Africa
  2. Soya sowing density
  3. Harvesting and storing soya bean seed
  4. Making soya cheese
  5. Making a condiment from soya beans

DVD Maize

Video modules:

  1. Soil fertility in Africa
  2. Reviving soils with mucuna
  3. Intercropping maize with pigeon peas
  4. Till less to harvest more
  5. Let's produce more maize
  6. Beans as relay crop
  7. Maize tar spot (for Latin America only)
  8. Bending over the maize
  9. Let's store our maize well
  10. Silage from maize

DVD Cassava

Video modules:

  1. Growing cassava on poor soils 
  2. Reviving soils with mucuna
  3. Growing cassava on sloping land
  4. Grass strips against soil erosion
  5. Managing mealybugs in cassava
  6. Cassava mosaic virus

DVD Managing fruit flies

Video modules:

  1. Integrated approach against fruit flies
  2. Collecting fallen fruit to control fruit flies
  3. Killing fruit flies with food baits
  4. Mass trapping of fruit flies
  5. Weaver ants against fruit flies
  6. Promoting weaver ants in your orchard

DVD Making Money

Video modules:

  1. Making soya cheese
  2. Preparing cashew apple juice
  3. Solar drying pineapples
  4. Solar drying of kale leaves
  5. Making chilli powder
  6. Growing oyster mushrooms
  7. Making yoghurt
  8. Making fresh cheese
  9. Making rennet
  10. Processing tomatoes into concentrate and juice

DVD Chickens

Video modules:

  1. Making a business from home raised chicks
  2. Working together for healthy chicks
  3. Taking care of local chickens
  4. Feeding improved chickens
  5. Preparing low-cost concentrate feed

DVD Rabbits

Video modules:

  1. Rabbit house construction
  2. Feeding rabbits
  3. Breeding rabbits
  4. Taking care of young rabbits
  5. Monitoring for profitable rabbit breeding
  6. Preventing diseases in rabbits
  7. Making rabbit sausages

DVD Milk as a business

Video modules:

  1. Hand milking of dairy cows
  2. Keeping milk clean and fresh
  3. Taking milk to the collection centre
  4. Managing cattle ticks
  5. Keeping milk free from antibiotics
  6. Pure milk is good milk

DVD Dates, donkeys and chicks

Video modules:

  1. Date palm management
  2. Date palm IPM
  3. Fighting the red palm weevil
  4. Pressing dates 
  5. Establishing quality seedlings
  6. Preventing fly-borne illness in donkeys and horses
  7. Working together for healthy chicks
  8. Making a business from home raised chicks

DVD Coffee

Video modules:

  1. Coffee: picking & drying
  2. Coffee: stumping & pruning
  3. Coffee: group organisation

DVD Health and nutrition

Video modules:

  1. Soya sowing density
  2. Harvesting and storing soya bean seed
  3. Making soya cheese
  4. Making yoghurt
  5. Making banana flour
  6. Turning honey into money
  7. Solar drying of kale leaves
  8. Enriched porridge
  9. Helping women recover after childbirth

DVD Water and soil fertility

Video modules:

  1. Drip irrigation for tomato
  2. Contour bunds
  3. Grass strips against soil erosion
  4. Grow more, earn more
  5. The wonder of earthworms
  6. Using human urine as fertilizer
  7. Urea deep placement
  8. Till less to harvest more

DVD Fruit

Video modules:

  1. Intercropping pineapples with bananas and beans
  2. Solar drying of pineapples
  3. Staking and pruning passion fruit
  4. Weaver ants against fruit flies
  5. Promoting weaver ants in your orchard
  6. Controlling banana weevils
  7. Making banana flour
  8. Preparing cashew apple juice
  9. Staking and pruning passion fruit

DVD WOCAT Sustainable Land Management

Video modules:

  1. Conservation Agriculture
  2. Riparian Zone Protection
  3. Self Help Group
  4. Water Resources Users Association
  5. Stone Lines

Additional available videos that can be translated and compiled onto a DVD

Village savings and loan associations; Vision becomes reality; Women in extension;

Feeding snails; Quail housing; Preventing fly-borne illness in donkeys and horses;

Making better shea butter; Compost from rice straw