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The farm is located on the Wild Coast, in the Eastern Cape Province, which is malaria-free. The project aims to farm holistically, applying techniques of biodynamic and astrological farming to rehabilitate Mpetukop Farm, its soil and its unique ecosystem. In keeping with these goals, there are both animals and plants on the land, and they are rotated, creating a mutually beneficial ecosystem which supports a diversity of species, with the aim of improving the soil for future generations.
Women in Africa have always been at the forefront of providing food and sustenance for their families, and Kenalemang Kgoroeadira is a fine example. Mama Kena, as she is affectionately known, and five other local women planted their first crops in 2009 on a single hectare plot. Now, their small organic farm in the North West Province has become a source of inspiration for many. The Thojane Organic Farming Cooperative is a fascinating smallholder project, producing mainly organic vegetables and herbs for local markets in and around Rustenburg. Their vision is to use their model organic farm to train women and youth in sustainable agricultural production. Two years ago Mama Kena received top honours at the provincial and national Female Entrepreneur Awards, winning the prize for Best Subsi...
This 8-minute documentary is about Volta Presentation, a small and developing farm in the Volta Region of Ghana that's recognized as one of the only farms in West Africa that practices healthy, sustainable and biodynamic agriculture in its growth and distribution of produce without chemical pesticides.
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In Africa, the demand for organic products has been growing steadily over the years. Many grass-roots initiatives in Africa have started to sell organic products in neighbourhood shops, street markets or in organic shops in a town. Organic food offers multiple benefits and attractive income potential for producers, processors and trading companies all over the world. Certified organic products provide access to attractive local and international markets, where higher prices and incomes are possible. As a result, organic products from Africa are currently exported to many countries, particularly to Europe. Starting organic farming is only the first step - selling the products is another challenge. How can producers, processors and traders in Africa be successful in the organic business? T...
How three smallholder farmers in Tanzania and Kenya escaped poverty, hunger and diminishing yields through learning organic farming practises. A documentary made for IFOAM by Maweni Farm in collaboration with the national organic agriculture movements in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda.
A hydroponic farm is using less water than traditional farms, in a bid to combat Egypt's shrinking agricultural land. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent.
Creating a precious soil improver from farm waste is a pillar of production of top quality crops. Dorothy Duodu, from fruit-exporting company Blue Skies, is your guide to Ghana's way to make and use compost on a large scale. This film, one of eleven, is being used to share good agricultural practice in Africa. LEAF (http://www.leafuk.org), Waitrose, African fresh produce exporters and Green Shoots Productions (http://www.green-shoots.org) have been working with support of the UK Department for International Development's Food Retail Industry Challenge (FRICH) fund to share good agricultural practice between African farmers.
Touring Leopard Tree June 25 A great friend of mine in this video (Zain) is working to establish a volunteering lodge up in the mountains near Nelspruit in South Africa. The location is fantastic, and the property is beautiful as you can see here. There are a variety of houses for volunteers to stay in. As a volunteer, people could learn organic farming of moringa from Zain (a fantastic superfood you should read about!) or could volunteer in the local schools and orphanages (he works with them to do various community projects). South Africa is an incredible country and Zain has a great place for you to come and explore! The farm is located very close to the Kruger National Park, one of my favorite places in the whole world. I have many other videos on this channel from the Kruger so you...
The Green economy is important to Uganda because it gives farmers and traders opportunities to create wealth in a way that sustains and protects the environment. The country's National Organic Agricultural Movement is promoting organic pineapple farming and worldwide export of certified organic products. UNIA Programme # 1304 Transcript (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia1304.pdf
In Europe, the land dedicated to organic farming has grown annually by 400,000 hectares over the past decade.VIDEOGRAPHIC
SHOT LIST AP Television News November 2008 1. Wide shot of farm and shacks in background 2. Mid shot of farm worker and street in background 3. CU of hands picking vegetables 4. Wide of farm and vegetables growing 5. Wide of people walking in Kibera 6. Mid shot of Kibera shacks 7. Mid shot of rubbish dump 8. Wide shot of vegetable sellers 9. Mid shot of women vegetable seller 10. CU women seller face 11. CU of Green Dreams sign above shop 12. Wide of organic shop and Su Kahumbu walking in 13. Su Kahumbu stacking shelves with papayas 14. SOUNDBITE: Su Kahumbu, Managing Director of Green, Organic Company: "It started with an idea that I had to produce a hundred thousand seed packs to get distributed by the red cross to the IDP's in the country just after the post electoral ...
Tanzanian eco-volunteer Shahaya Shao has spent more than six months at an organic farm in the north of Germany learning more sustainable agriculture methods. Will he be able to stick with organic when he’s back home? More eco@africa reports: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/eco-at-africa/s-32686
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Want to quit your job and become a farmer? That is exactly what all these folks did. Are you thinking about starting a small-scale, urban, hobby farming business or off grid living farm? Get my FREE Private Videos and FREE Ebooks, sign up at http://www.TarrinLupo.com Then this video has what you need to get started. I interviewed 10 small farmers to get their tips on: - organic chicken farming; - goat farming; - cattle farming; - worm farming for profit; - organic vegetable farming; - maple syrup farming; - aquaculture fish farming; - aquaponics; and - urban fruit tree farming. Get inspired. Pick up some quick tips from these veteran small-scale farmers an relax as we take a quick trip into modern organic farming businesses across the United States. 0:58 What is organic farming? 2:4...
Traditional animal feeds are becoming increasingly expensive, but in a desert town in the Western Sahara, close to Morocco, farmers are looking for more efficient alternatives. Here is a look at some farmers who are making their own animal feed, from food waste.