Category: Videos

Video Series: Strengthening Resilience in Uganda

IFDC’s REACH-Uganda project has released a new video series entitled “Strengthening Resilience in Uganda”. The four videos give an overview of the project’s activities to improve farmers’ market engagement, strengthen household resilience, and increase availability of agriculture support services for 40,000 farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains.  The project is funded by Embassy of the Kingdom…

Seeds of Hope Episode 7: Sample Fields

The seventh episode from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series covers the establishment of sample fields for cassava and banana. These fields provide for the multiplication of improved seed to farmers. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to view the rest of the episodes in this series and stay up-to-date with new videos from IFDC. The overall goal of ISSD, funded by the…

Seeds of Hope Episode 6: Warehouses

The sixth episode from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series covers the building of warehouses for seed producers. By being able to store seed, these entrepreneurs have been able to sell seed at higher prices than before. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode – and if you’re behind, find all the videos here. The overall goal…

Seeds of Hope Episode 5: Group Ordering

The fifth episode from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series discusses a group ordering scheme the assists farmer groups in ordering larger quantities of improved seed. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode – and if you’re behind, find all the videos here.  The overall goal of ISSD, funded by the Dutch Embassy in Burundi…

Seeds of Hope Episode 4: Pre-Order System

The fourth episode from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series discusses a seed pre-order system which has allowed seed producers to better estimate the size of their market and the needs of farmers. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode – and if you’re behind, find all the videos here. The overall goal of ISSD, funded…

Seeds of Hope Episode 3: Seed Packaging

The third episode from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series discusses improved seed packaging introduced in Burundi. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode – and if you’re behind, find all the videos here. The overall goal of ISSD, funded by the Dutch Embassy in Burundi from 2014 to 2018, is to promote rural economic development…

Seeds of Hope Episode 2: Irrigation

The second video from ISSD Burundi’s “Seeds of Hope” series documents the 10 irrigation projects ISSD assisted in co-financing. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode – and if you’re behind, find all the videos here. The overall goal of ISSD, funded by the Dutch Embassy in Burundi from 2014 to 2018, is to…

New Video Series: Seeds of Hope for Burundi

IFDC’s ISSD Burundi project is releasing a new video series entitled “Seeds of Hope”. These mini-documentaries cover the various working areas and successes of the project such as demonstration fields, seed packaging, and irrigation. Watch the first video now, and subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with each new episode. The overall goal of ISSD, funded by the…

New Video: Soil Fertility in Burundi

Burundi faces a continuous decrease in soil fertility due to factors such as erosion and over-exploitation of soil nutrients. To overcome challenges such as high acidity and deficiencies in phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, zinc, and copper, IFDC’s PAPAB project, with government and research partners trialed new fertilizer blends that helped increase crop yields by up to 50%.  

Video: Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains in Uganda (REACH-Uganda)

REACH-Uganda is improving farmers’ market engagement, strengthening household resilience, and increasing the availability of agriculture support services for 40,000 farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains. With funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the project will employ the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach to develop market systems to function more…

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