- 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...
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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
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.
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.
Lots of amazing work happening in South Africa to support organic, small scale farmers. In this interview, listen to what the issues are, how to fix them and what SAOSA are doing to help make it happen. Inside scoop on that you won't hear any where else. Why can only the elite afford organic food. Why do the majority live off GMOs and junk food . The stats of obesity, diabetes and cancer in South Africa are off the charts. The monopoly of our food supply, seeds, farm lands, needs to stop. How can our people feed themselves healthy wholesome food and make a good living from it. How can we stop this chemical form of agriculture that is destroying our people, diversity, environment and soil? Here we go. Grass roots. Let's make it happen. Solutions
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...
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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
Food security is a challenge in Kenya despite agriculture being the backbone of the economy. Organic farming is seen as a solution to curb this threat and also advocate for healthy living. Claire Muthinji reports. CNBC Africa's Claire Muthinji filed this reports.
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