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Young farmer becomes mobile phone ambassador

Meet Utpal Roy, a 21-year-old from Bangladesh, who started working in fish farming at the age of 18, out of interest developed from his family. He was discouraged after seeing his profits drop and gradually he lost interest in it.  “I knew the basics of aqua farming but still needed proper guidance in preparing low-cost feed, accessing markets and getting desired... More

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Accelerating horizontal learning in Bangladesh polders

Farmers in coastal Bangladesh often struggle to make ends meet, because cropping is hampered by poor water control in the polders both at the community level and at sluice level. To improve water control, community-based Water Management Groups (WMGs) are essential. MetaMeta in partnership with the international NGO Access Agriculture and local NGO JJS have launched the ‘Accelerating Horizontal Learning in... More

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  • Bangladesh
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Agricultural training videos in your language

Lucia Ntchela, a farmer from Mwanza in southern Malawi can now fully rely on the income from the chili farming to meet household expenses and to pay school fees for her children.  She no longer needs to look for income from other sources. But things have not been always rosy for Lucia. Like other farmers in her community, she struggled to... More

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  • Bangladesh
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Farmer’s knowledge platform: promotion of innovations in local languages

The world’s existing network of extension agents may not be enough to disseminate farmer-to-farmer training videos to reach the millions of people who need new ideas. In general yield production videos for farmer become more common by various sorts of actors in communities. However, the multi-faceted issues that farmers face during production, need to be overcome for the sustainable development in... More

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  • Bangladesh
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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