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IFAD and Shamba Shape-Up
With the fourth and latest series of Shamba Shape-Up, Kenya's most watched agriculture TV show, IFAD staff have been talking to smallholder farmers about a range of practical issues, from cow care and livestock resilience to climate-change adaption.
Nicole Mason: The scope on fertilizer subsides
icole Mason, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University: It is a great pleasure to be here. I want to start out in Southern Zambia, we have two farmers' fields here.
How courage brigades have transformed community life in Madhya Pradesh, India
In thousands of villages across the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, women are standing up for their rights.
Asociación con Intel para proporcionar información agrícola a los agricultores de Camboya
Intel Corporation y el FIDA se han asociado para aumentar el acceso de los pequeños agricultores a la información a través del nuevo software de Intel que ayudará a los agricultores a tomar decisiones bien fundamentadas sobre la selección de semillas y fertilizantes, la planificación de la cosecha y la gestión de ventas.
Bangladesh: Small fish, big gains
In a country where over 20 million people are estimated to be deficient in essential vitamins and minerals, eating small nutrient-rich fish can make a vital difference.
Viet Nam: Adapting in the Delta
Vietnam is the world's second largest exporter of rice and 60 percent of it is grown in the Mekong Delta. But now farmers in at least two provinces say the future of rice production is threatened because of rising sea levels and temperature increases attributed to climate change.
Bolivia: The Alpaca Connection
On Bolivia's high Andean plain, 4,500 metres above sea level, alpacas and llamas are becoming big business for poor ranchers.
Burkina Faso: Waiting for the rain
Weather patterns are becoming more unpredictable in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso. Farmers say the rainy season that once began regularly in June is often delayed and when the rain finally does come the sudden force and volume of water can cause flooding and destroy crops.