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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Challenges of being in farmer’s group and possible solutions 

    This episode aims at exposing challenges farmers in groups are facing and suggest the possible positive solutions for them to move on. They discussed the common challenges such as financial and market access and some ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Choosing leaders 

    A good leader is the most important factor in group forming. The episode focuses on informing youth how important is selecting leaders for a successful group. It aims at making young people understand the importance of ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Financing the Group 

    This episode focuses on educating youth in groups or aspiring to be in groups ways to fund group activities, the rationale and possible challenges of such financing. Also encourage group members to identify possible sources ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Gender: Women’s vs Men’s Groups 

    The episode aims at highlighting the need for women farmers to join groups and leverage their farming activities. The importance of gender parity in farming groups, how to help women farmers join farmers groups and groups ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: How to form groups 

    The main objective of this episode is to encourage young people to form an agricultural group in order to access resources easily. This offers a mechanism for building skills and accessing education and training opportunities ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: How to sustain a Group 

    The aim of this episode is to show the strategic issues that make a group to sustain and showcase members commitments. It shows the importance of working together as a group in farming activities. They also discussed what ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Pre-forming a farmer’s group 

    Before forming the groups, it is important for the youth to understand the information and resource available. It is also important understanding and setting up of rules and regulations stand for when forming groups, the ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Preparing a Group Constitution 

    This episode encourages youth aspiring to be farmers to think what the constitution is and its importance in governing group activities. They discussed about the importance of a group to have or write constitution in the ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Why joining in Groups Vs. Working alone 

    This episode aims at educating young farmers on the importance of staying in groups, looking into details the issues of group associations and individual farmers, the pros and cons of each part and the myths associated ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Importance of Associating and Forming Groups for Young Farmers in Business: Why youth and farming? 

    This episode aims at encouraging youth to think critically of agriculture as a trustable employment and to start do farming. Also, it encourages youths to form farming groups and start farming as a team, motivate youth ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-12
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: How can a farmer increase the value of agricultural outputs 

    Farmers discussed how they can increase the value of their produces in this episode. Some of the ways discussed were through the use of quality inputs such as seeds, pesticides and fertilizers, good use of available land, ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: How to access capital through farmers’ groups 

    This episode discusses how farmers can have access to capital via the farmers’ group. Through joining groups, it is easy to access capital rather than when working as an individual. The group guarantees help farmers to ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Importance of a farmers’ being in a group 

    The episode discusses the importance of farmers joining the farmers’ group. They highlighted some of the advantages such as sharing knowledge, access to resources such as credits for agro-inputs and access to education ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Importance of Agricultural officers’ services in Agriculture 

    The episode discusses the advantage of farmers to follow the advice they get from agricultural officers. Most of them, they realized increased output when they use the advice of these officers. Through these officers, they ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Importance of farmers’ knowledge on agricultural production resources 

    The episode discusses the importance of farmers having access to agricultural inputs and other resources such as farming equipments. Most of the farmers are located in rural ares while most of agro-inputs shops (agrovets) ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Importance of proper storage after harvest 

    This episode focused on the importance of proper storage of agricultural outputs after harvest. Farmers aired their views and some of the reasons are to increase the value of the products, safe from being spoiled, waiting ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Marketing of Agro-outputs 

    This episode focuses on marketing of agricultural produces and how can farmers organize themselves to have better and assured markets for their outputs. Farmers discussed different challenges they are facing in selling ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Tariffs on agricultural outputs 

    This episode focuses on the tax and tariffs that are charged on agricultural outputs. The burden is shifted to the farmers and lead to poor price of agricultural outputs by buyers who later transport the products. Most of ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Transportation of agricultural produces after harvest 

    In the value adding chain of agricultural outputs, transportation and storage of the produces are among important thing in agriculture. This episode discusses transportation of the output from the farm to the storage place ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
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    Value Chain in Agriculture: Understanding of youth on agricultural value chain 

    This episode avails youths’ understanding of the value chain in agriculture. Most of the youths seem not to understand the meaning of the value chain in agriculture. Value chain means increasing the value of agricultural ...
    Author: Femina Hip
    Publishing Date: 2014-07
    Publisher: Femina Hip
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    Document type: Audio