- published: 11 Feb 2013
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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...
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.
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.
Roland Fomumdam from Green House Ventures joins us to discuss their green house technology that changed the agriculture industry in Cameroon. Growing organic foods has increased the size and shelf life of the new crops. Roland also discuss the importance of black americans coming to the motherland. The Studio We're Building As One Project https://www.gofundme.com/uxuta3qk Support us monthly on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/AdviseShowMedia Visit Our Website:http://www.adviseshow.com DONATE 2 THE SHOW:http://www.paypal.me/AdviseMediaNetwork SUB TO RATCHET VIDEO WEEKLY:http://goo.gl/cIFrl SUB TO ADVISE SHOW MEDIA http://youtube.com/c/AdviseShowMedia Join us on Blaqspot: https://blaqspot.com/AdviseMediaNetwork Join the 1 Million Fathers page:http://facebook.com/1MFathers Listen to our...
Uganda is one of the top countries in the world for organic agriculture. More and more farmers in the country are getting certified, but it's not all plain sailing as one coffee-grower explains. http://www.dw.com/en/tv/eco-at-africa/s-32686
Dr. Mokaya of Organic Consumers Alliance of Kenya explores the strategies for increasing local organic food consumption and the potential sustainable food production systems in a conversation in Nairobi with Rushongoka Wa-Mpiira of Agriit Institute
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.
The Food Market on St George's Street, Cape Town (South Africa). Something to make you love Cape Town’s inner city even more: the Earth Fair Food Market. Every Thursday you‘ll find it from 12pm to 6pm at St. Georges Mall in Cape Town’s city bowl (upper St Georges Mall, off Wale Street, opposite the Cathedral). Top quality traders and artisans sell a good selection of farm cheeses, free range meat, organic produce, olives and olive oil, biltong, preserves and pâtés. There’s also organic nuts and grains, breads, smoked fish, speciality sausages, sweet treats and more. Make sure to take a turn past the pie stall, there you‘ll find a 'Guiness and steak pie'. Wrap up your al fresco lunch with a cup of Truth coffee. Plus, there’s live music to listen to. Vic Stefanu, email@example.com
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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
The EU-Eco-regulation imposes strict rules on farmers and food producers. The BCS Öko-Garantie company specializes in certifying organic food. They have inspectors all over the world, among them the agricultural engineer David Flores from Ecuador. He recently met with his German colleagues in Nuremberg, and used the visit to observe them at work. Read more on http://www.dw.de/dw/episode/0,,16093621,00.html
Climate is changing and biodiversity is diminishing at rate never seen before, and in Africa where majority are smallholder farmers, there is growing anxiety and devastation on how the continent will feed over a billion mouths. let's find out.