Sierra Leone: Farming as a business

Part I
FAOVideo– Oct 25, 2011

44,000 small holder farmers benefit from FAO/EU programme in Sierra Leone. This first video of a three-part series observes how FAO has used EU funding to provide 44,000 farmers with training, machinery and other inputs as part of an initiative to increase agricultural production and productivity in Sierra Leone, in partnership with the Government and other humanitarian organisations. Read more on http://www.fao.org/europeanunion

Sierra Leone: Farming as a business – Part II


FAOVideo – Oct 11, 2011
Agricultural Business Centres open in Sierra Leone Thanks to FAO efforts under the EU Food Facility, 138 Agricultural Business Centres have been established in Sierra Leone. This second video of a three-part series takes a close look at these one-stop shops providing small holder farmers with access to training, tools, labour-saving equipment and machinery, which will increase the quantity and quality of their production.

Sierra Leone: Farming as a business – Part III


FAOVideo – Oct 11, 2011
Sierra Leonean farmers benefit from new business skills This final video of a three-part series shows how FAO has used EU Food Facility funding to train farmers on how to better market their produce. FAO is one of the partners involved in Sierra Leone’s five-year Smallholder Commercialization Programme, which aims to improve each step in the country’s agricultural value chains from increased production to more efficient processing and effective marketing.

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