Resources

Resource: Use of botanical pesticides to control insect pests of beans without harming beneficial arthropods

English language video for farmers on using botanical pesticides to control insect pests without harming the environment. This is a companion video for the video on how to prepare botanical pesticides.   Chichewa and Kiswahili language versions can... more

Resource: How to control rodents

This short video describes some of the problems African farmers face with rodent pests and gives an overview on how best to control rodent pests.   French and Kiswahili language versions can be found on the Agtube website under their Integrated Pest... more

Resource: How to prepare and use botanical pesticides

How to prepare and use botanical pesticides in English. This short video provides details to African farmers and knowledge providers on optimised methods of collection, preparation and application of botanical pesticides in smallholder farming... more

Resource: WHAT CAN BE DONE AT POLICY LEVEL TO REDUCE POST-HARVEST LOSSES FOR BETTER FOOD SECURITY?

The 2d webinar in this webinar series presented an opportunity to exchange and discuss with the stakeholders on their  experiences on policy advocacy for PHM. About 21 countries were represented by close to 70 participants, and look forward to the... more

Resource: Closing the potential-performance divide in Ugandan agriculture (World Bank, 2018)

Agriculture accounts for 70 percent of employment, overwhelmingly on small farms; occupies half of all land area, and provides half of all exports and one-quarter of GDP in Uganda. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and... more

Resource: WEBINAR ON "BRINGING POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS TO SCALE" AFAAS Content

About the webinar The webinar was an opportunity to exchange and discuss with you on your experiences on; awareness creation and, private sector engagement and financing for PHM. more

Resource: New videos on maize produced by Access Agriculture, Songhai, Helvetas for AFAAS AFAAS Content

Four new videos on maize produced by Songhai, Helvetas and AFAAS for Access Agriculture have been posted on the Access Agriculture platform www.accessagriculture.org. They are currently available in... more

Resource: Best Practices for Fall Armyworm Management in Africa

As the planting season begins in many countries like Uganda, farmers anticipate challenges like Fall Armyworm which has continued to affect the production of crops like Maize. This has both direct and indirect impacts on the nutrition security of... more

Resource: Saving Soybean seed

Soya bean seed that is poorly harvested and poorly stored loses its ability to germinate because the moisture and heat kills the living part of the seed. Wet or moldy seeds will rot during storage. Watch this video about the new technologies on how... more