Shamba shape up series 13 Episode 1: Soil testing, minimum tillage, herbicide, climate literacy and solar electric pressure cooker | Land Portal

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janvier 2023
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"Shamba Shape Up" is a popular television show in East Africa that focuses on agricultural education and improvement. The show features a team of experts who visit different farms, providing practical demonstrations and advice to farmers on various aspects of agriculture, such as livestock rearing, crop cultivation, farm management techniques, and sustainable practices. It aims to educate and empower farmers with valuable information and skills to enhance productivity, increase yields, and improve their livelihoods. The program combines entertainment with education, using a reality TV format to engage viewers and encourage the adoption of better farming methods.This episode (part of Series 13) was broadcasted during the 2023 long rains in Kenya, focuses on (i) why and how to conduct a soil test; (ii) how to clear your field of weeds before planting maize; (iii) learning how to understand climate; (iv) minimum tillage with a tractor, and (v) using solar power to cook with an electric pressure cooker. The financial literacy content is funded by the Livestock & Climate (L&C) initiative.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Burra, Dharani Dhar , Ramirez Villegas, Julian Armando , Rottmann, Sophie , Galgallo, Diba , Murage, Paul , Campbell, David

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CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.

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