Hekima Farmer group listening ISFM Radio programs from Abood FM.
Majengo groups apply ISFM Technology in their Demostration plate.
Majengo Club Farmer Field School in Mbarali District (Application of Azolla in Rice farm)
Maize and beans intercrop in Nsonjwi Juu group at Mbeya Rural District (Demo Plot)
Capacity building of extension workers on integrated soil fertility Management (ISFM)
The project aimed at improving the capacity of extension workers to deliver knowledge on integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) practices to smallholder farmers.
Building the capacity of extension trainees in integrated soil health management practices based on modular outreach training system.
Disseminating integrated soil fertility management practices information to small holder farmers through innovative and interactive ICT-based approaches (radio, mobile phones).
Linking farmers/farmer organizations on farm input and output markets (agro-dealers and buyers) through ICT-based market information services.
Mbeya Rural, Kilolo, Kilosa, Njombe DC, Njombe town and Mbarali Districts.
Number of direct beneficiaries:
24,000 (15,000 Me and 9,000 Fe) Smallholder farmers and Extension workers and Smallholder farmers
Duration of the project:
3 Years (2011 to 2014)