Videos Help Farmers Learn New Techniques

Check out this post by Food + Tech, an organization that connects decision makers with the information and technology they need to support food production innovations.

Many development organization are using educational videos to help spread their messages. (Photo credit: Food+Tech)

According to the article, “Cuts to agricultural extension programs have left agents in many countries now attempting to serve tens of thousands of farmers and many farmers do not live near farm field schools.” But many organizations, including the Africa Rice Centre and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, are designing and disseminating educational videos on agricultural techniques, such as seed preparation, to reach out to those farmers.

Click here to read the full article and to check out some of the videos.

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