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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...
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
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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.
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.
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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...
SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/c/VicStefanu - 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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...
The Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach 2018 registered a record number of 820 visitors. Our consultant James Sablerolles invites you for a look behind the scenes, to show what the pavilion can offer you. ProFound organises the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach annually. This year, we worked together with our partners NABC and Agro Eco - Louis Bolk Institute. The pavilion hosted 12 exhibitors from Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Madagascar, as well as the FairWild Foundation. Are you looking for a partner to introduce African companies to the European market? Or do you want to exhibit at the world's leading trade fair for organic food? Contact James Sablerolles (Biofach@thisisprofound.com) or check our website: https://lnkd.in/dua_qad Credit: Kyle Hughes
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.
Kern County farmers are growing more organic produce to meet the demand.
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.
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.