Global Farmer Field School Platform
Number of documents: 538

Institutionalizing Farmer Field School methodologies in the Universities Curricula in Eastern Africa

Audiovisual material

2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) -
It is an instructional video on Institutionalizing the Farmer Field Schools methodologies in institutions of higher learning in Eastern Africa. It focuses on key steps needed to complete the process, spanning Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. The FFS video highlights also the importance of why institutions of higher learning should consider [...]
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Fall armyworm management: Farmer field school experiences in Africa

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2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) -
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Production system: Cereals

Bringing climate change adaptation into farmer field schools: A global guidance note for facilitators

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2021 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) -
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed this guidance note to assist FFS master trainers and facilitators bring about climate change adaptation in FFS. The guide provides key information on how the climate is changing, and how these changes are impacting the agricultural (crops and livestock), [...]
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Integrating Nutrition into Farmer Field Schools - Field Experiences from the Welthungerhilfe RIAS Project, Arua, Uganda

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2021 - RIAS project -
This documentary features field experiences from Welthungerhilfe beneficiaries in Arua, Uganda, under the RIAS Project following integration of nutrition component into the Farmer Field Schools (FFSs).
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Young Entrepreneur brings Smart Learning

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2020 - Access Agriculture -
Use of Solar Powered Smart Projector in Bihar by Young Entrepreneur. Extension for landless.
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Production system: Crops, Vegetables and Melons, Fruits and Nuts, Pastures /Fodder trees

Young Entrepreneur brings smart farmer learning

Case study

2020 - Access Agriculture -
Short story about how Digital for Development money D4D from Belgian Government has helped establish a Young Entrepreneur in Bihar, India using a solar powered smart projector.
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Production system: Crops, Cereals, Vegetables and Melons, Fruits and Nuts, Pastures /Fodder trees

Online course for Farmer Field Schools on Nutrition and Local Food Plants

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2020 - Oxfam Novib -
Malnutrition is a major problem faced by smallholder farmers and Indigenous peoples. Agrobiodiversity holds the key to diversify and improve the nutritional quality of their diets. This course has been organized in order to help potential master trainers in preparing and conducting the trainings of trainers (ToT) for Farmer Field [...]
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Farmer Field School Field Guide on Nutrition and Local Food Plants

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2020 - Oxfam Novib -
This document aims at providing a guideline for the development of farmer field school (FFS) curricula on Nutrition and Local Food Plants with a gender approach, which is part of the SD=HS program. The FFS on Nutrition and Local Food Plants aims at contributing to the SD=HS objective on improving [...]
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Baseline tool on nutrition and local food plants

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2020 - Oxfam Novib -
This document aims at providing a guideline for the implementation of a baseline survey to capture information on nutrition and local food plants, which corresponds to the work on nutrition (third Pillar) of the “Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security” Program (SD=HS). SD=HS is a global program, currently implemented by consortium partners in [...]
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Nutrition-sensitive Farmer Field Schools in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement

Information on projects

2020 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) -
Kalobeyei settlement was inaugurated in 2016 as an alternative to traditional refugee encampment, predicated on self-reliance and access to livelihoods, homegrown entrepreneurship, and household vegetable cultivation. Whereas Kakuma refugee camp provided free meals and services based on a model of temporary humanitarian aid, nearby Kalobeyei emphasized longer-term livelihood opportunities and [...]
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