Shamba Shape Up : Season 1

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Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 1 Dairy, Soil test, Banana, Crop Rotation and Vegetables (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirangira Village, Mukono central and we’re meeting with farmer Dorothy Nakalembe. Dorothy’s a very experienced lady who’s been farming since 1980. She has a 3-acre farm where she grows bananas, maize and vegetables .She also has cows but she needs expert advice on them and of course for her vegetables. This is one farmer who knows what she wants! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Dairy breeding, nutrition and hygiene 2. What to plant after Clearing Banana plantation 3. Soil testing on banana plantation 4. Vegetables transplanting and good farming practices

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 1 Seed Varieties, Maize Treatment, Maize (English) The Shape Up team visit George's shamba. We help him to choose the right seed variety to plant, using solar power & the correct was to use a urea treatment of maize stover and to plant maize. S01Ep01

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 1 Seed Varieties, Maize Treatment, Maize (Swahili) The Shape Up team visit George's shamba. We help him to choose the right seed variety to plant, using solar power & the correct was to use a urea treatment of maize stover and to plant maize. S01Ep01

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 1 Dairy, Soil test, Banana, Crop Rotation and Vegetables (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirangira Village, Mukono central and we’re meeting with farmer Dorothy Nakalembe. Dorothy’s a very experienced lady who’s been farming since 1980. She has a 3-acre farm where she grows bananas, maize and vegetables .She also has cows but she needs expert advice on them and of course for her vegetables. This is one farmer who knows what she wants! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Dairy breeding, nutrition and hygiene 2. What to plant after Clearing Banana plantation 3. Soil testing on banana plantation 4. Vegetables transplanting and good farming practices

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 2 Soil test, Pest & Diseases, Coffee, Bananas and OFSP (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Bulika village in Mukono and we’re visiting farmer Olivia Kiwombeeka. A very hard-working lady and mother to 14 children. She has a 4-acre farm where she grows coffee, bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava, beans! And don’t forget the cows, the pigs, the goats, the chicken, the pigeons!!! Where does she find the energy??? In this farm we are learning about: 1. Soil fertility and manure drying and soil testing 2. Pests and diseases control in Coffee plantation 3. Bananas: Good farming practices 4. Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 2 Arid Farming, Irrigation, Ploughing (English) We meet Joseph from Katumani. We learn what challenges he has while farming in an arid area & what he can do to improve his yield, including irrigation, ploughing & crop diversification. S01Ep02

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 2 Arid Farming, Irrigation, Ploughing (Swahili) We meet Joseph from Katumani. We learn what challenges he has while farming in an arid area & what he can do to improve his yield, including irrigation, ploughing & crop diversification.

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 2 Soil test, Pest & Diseases, Coffee, Bananas and OFSP (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Bulika village in Mukono and we’re visiting farmer Olivia Kiwombeeka. A very hard-working lady and mother to 14 children. She has a 4-acre farm where she grows coffee, bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava, beans! And don’t forget the cows, the pigs, the goats, the chicken, the pigeons!!! Where does she find the energy??? In this farm we are learning about: 1. Soil fertility and manure drying and soil testing 2. Pests and diseases control in Coffee plantation 3. Bananas: Good farming practices 4. Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 3 Tomatoes, Cow Care, Chickens (English) Meet Jeremiah Who inherited his grandfather's farm with all its problems. Jeremiah learns how to manage his tomatoes, dairy & poultry. S01Ep03

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 3 Tomatoes, Cow Care, Chickens (Swahili) Meet Jeremiah Who inherited his grandfather's farm with all its problems. Jeremiah learns how to manage his tomatoes, dairy & poultry. S01Ep03

Shamba Shape Up Series 1 (UG): Ep 3 Cabbage,Water harvest,Soil test, Poultry hygiene&Banana(Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirowoza Village, in Mukono and we’re visiting farmers Moses and Miriam Sabika and their family on their one-and-a-half-acre farm “Momisa”. “Momisa” for Moses and Miriam, I guess! Our farmers have four children and eight grandchildren and they all love farming. One daughter is trying her hand at rearing rabbits; the grandchildren are taking care of the pigs and I’m sure the twins will end up farming too. But, where does this passion come from? In this farm we are learning about: 1. Water harvesting and Cabbages 2. Soil testing 3. Poultry hygiene 4. Bananas good farm management

Shamba Shape Up Series 1 (UG): Ep 3 Cabbage,Water harvest,Soil test, Poultry hygiene&Banana(English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirowoza Village, in Mukono and we’re visiting farmers Moses and Miriam Sabika and their family on their one-and-a-half-acre farm “Momisa”. “Momisa” for Moses and Miriam, I guess! Our farmers have four children and eight grandchildren and they all love farming. One daughter is trying her hand at rearing rabbits; the grandchildren are taking care of the pigs and I’m sure the twins will end up farming too. But, where does this passion come from? In this farm we are learning about: 1. Water harvesting and Cabbages 2. Soil testing 3. Poultry hygiene 4. Bananas good farm management

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 4 Coffee, Soil testing, Cow nutrition and Bananas (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! We’re in Lutego village, in Mukono and we’re here to meet with a very hard-working farmer, Daoudi Lugasa and his wife Nanfuka. Yes but, Nanfuka does have a shop, which got me all confused! In fact, Daoudi is the proud owner of 6 acres of land, where he grows mainly coffee and bananas, and maize and avocados he’s got cows and chicken. Yes, but half of his land is allocated to coffee! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Coffee: Good farming practices and pests and diseases control 2. Soil testing 3. Cow nutrition 4. Bananas good farming practices

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 4 Bananas, Chickens, Fruit Trees (Swahili) Arthur seeks advice from the SSU team on his banana crop, broiler chickens, and pest control for his fruit trees. S01Ep04

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 4 Bananas, Chickens, Fruit Trees (English) Arthur seeks advice from the SSU team on his banana crop, broiler chickens, and pest control for his fruit trees. S01Ep04

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 4 Coffee, Soil testing, Cow nutrition and Bananas (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! We’re in Lutego village, in Mukono and we’re here to meet with a very hard-working farmer, Daoudi Lugasa and his wife Nanfuka. Yes but, Nanfuka does have a shop, which got me all confused! In fact, Daoudi is the proud owner of 6 acres of land, where he grows mainly coffee and bananas, and maize and avocados he’s got cows and chicken. Yes, but half of his land is allocated to coffee! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Coffee: Good farming practices and pests and diseases control 2. Soil testing 3. Cow nutrition 4. Bananas good farming practices

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 5 Organic Farming, Maize & Beans, Soil testing and OFSP (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Namang’ang’a village, in Mukono. And we’re here to meet with Robert Ssebuyungu, the chairman of a group of 30 farmers called Balikyewunya. Robert and his wife Noeline have five children. They’re both hardworking farmers who grow maize, nakati, cassava and sweet potatoes on their two acres. No surprises there! But wait… Robert and his group of farmers decided to go organic this year. Now that’s unusual! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Organic Farming 2. Maize and beans 3. Nakati good farm management 4. Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 5 Organic Farming, Maize & Beans, Soil testing and OFSP (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Namang’ang’a village, in Mukono. And we’re here to meet with Robert Ssebuyungu, the chairman of a group of 30 farmers called Balikyewunya. Robert and his wife Noeline have five children. They’re both hardworking farmers who grow maize, nakati, cassava and sweet potatoes on their two acres. No surprises there! But wait… Robert and his group of farmers decided to go organic this year. Now that’s unusual! In this farm we are learning about: 1. Organic Farming 2. Maize and beans 3. Nakati good farm management 4. Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 5 Chickens, Potatoes, Jikos (English) We are back at George's farm and this time we learn more about what is required in order to rear the indigenous chicken. We also look at potato farming and energy efficient jikos. S01Ep05

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 5 Chickens, Potatoes, Jikos (Swahili) We are back at George's farm and this time we learn more about what is required in order to rear the indigenous chicken. We also look at potato farming and energy efficient jikos. S01Ep05

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 6 Coffee, OFSP, Financial Literacy and Kitchen garden (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirumba Village, Lwengo District and we’re visiting farmer Mourice Mujuni and his wife Nakavuma Working hard together the grow a variety of crops and keep livestock but their main income comes from their coffee. They were both teachers at a local school but after teaching for 16 years Mourice decided to quit his teaching job and concentrate on their farming activities. In this farm we are learning about: 1. How to improve Coffee yield through Stumping 2. Boosting family nutrition through OFSP 3. Financial literacy 4. Setting up a kitchen garden

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 6 Bank Loans, Palm Oil, Chickens (Swahili) This episode looks at applying for a loan, harvesting oil palm, managing disease in cattle and keeping healthy, happy layer hens. S01Ep06

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 6 Coffee, OFSP, Financial Literacy and Kitchen garden (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kirumba Village, Lwengo District and we’re visiting farmer Mourice Mujuni and his wife Nakavuma Working hard together the grow a variety of crops and keep livestock but their main income comes from their coffee. They were both teachers at a local school but after teaching for 16 years Mourice decided to quit his teaching job and concentrate on their farming activities. In this farm we are learning about: 1. How to improve Coffee yield through Stumping 2. Boosting family nutrition through OFSP 3. Financial literacy 4. Setting up a kitchen garden

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 7 Napier Grass, Growing Vegetables, Cow Care (English) In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing napier grass, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crop and have more advice on cattle. S01Ep07

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 7 Napier Grass, Growing Vegetables, Cow Care (Swahili) In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing Napier grass, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crop and have more advice on cattle. S01Ep07

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 7 Weeding, Coffee, Chicken hygiene and Dairy Fertility (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kakunyu village, Kalungu district, MASAKA and we’re visiting farmer Francis Ssemakula. At 79 years old, Francis Ssemakula, is a treasure trove of the history of Villa Maria, Masaka. Francis has been a farmer for over 50 years, even though he has studied political science, project management and community development, in Europe, in the late 1960s. He has a 10-acre farm and has given an additional 6 acres to his son Innocent, who’s also a school teacher. But Innocent wants to listen in and learn from our experts. They both grow coffee, bananas, maize also has a cow and chicken, but he has some challenges In this farm we are learning about: 1. Getting rid of weeds in a coffee plantation 2. Chicken house hygiene 3. Chicken Vaccination 4. Dairy Fertility

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 7 Weeding, Coffee, Chicken hygiene and Dairy Fertility (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! Today we’re in Kakunyu village, Kalungu district, MASAKA and we’re visiting farmer Francis Ssemakula. At 79 years old, Francis Ssemakula, is a treasure trove of the history of Villa Maria, Masaka. Francis has been a farmer for over 50 years, even though he has studied political science, project management and community development, in Europe, in the late 1960s. He has a 10-acre farm and has given an additional 6 acres to his son Innocent, who’s also a school teacher. But Innocent wants to listen in and learn from our experts. They both grow coffee, bananas, maize also has a cow and chicken, but he has some challenges In this farm we are learning about: 1. Getting rid of weeds in a coffee plantation 2. Chicken house hygiene 3. Chicken Vaccination 4. Dairy Fertility

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (Swahili) This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle.

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (Swahili) This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 8 Pigs, Coffee, Passion Fruit and Financial Literacy (Luganda) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! We’re in Bukalasa village in Masaka and today our farmers are Juliet Nakalemba and her brother Stephen Kiseka Naboke. Juliet is a writer and a secretary and Stephen used to work in electronics until covid struck. The family has 6 acres of land and their father has given them four acres for their projects Farming is in the blood of the siblings, but now they want to go commercial. They have planted 1000 coffee trees togetherJuliet wants to start a piggery and Stephen is passionate about passion fruit and has two plantations. Juliet finances the project and Stephen manages the farm, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. In this farm we are learning about: 1. How to manage Young Coffee plantation 2. How to protect pigs from swine fever 3. Passion fruit farming 4. Basics of bookkeeping

Shamba Shape Up Series 1(UG): Ep 8 Pigs, Coffee, Passion Fruit and Financial Literacy (English) Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Uganda! We’re in Bukalasa village in Masaka and today our farmers are Juliet Nakalemba and her brother Stephen Kiseka Naboke. Juliet is a writer and a secretary and Stephen used to work in electronics until covid struck. The family has 6 acres of land and their father has given them four acres for their projects Farming is in the blood of the siblings, but now they want to go commercial. They have planted 1000 coffee trees togetherJuliet wants to start a piggery and Stephen is passionate about passion fruit and has two plantations. Juliet finances the project and Stephen manages the farm, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. In this farm we are learning about: 1. How to manage Young Coffee plantation 2. How to protect pigs from swine fever 3. Passion fruit farming 4. Basics of bookkeeping

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (English) This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 9 Chickens, Bee Keeping, Bank Loans (English) The team help shape up Vincent's shamba - building a chicken house and water harvesting unit, as well as giving him financial advice and help with his beekeeping. S01Ep09

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 9 Chickens, Bee Keeping, Bank Loans (Swahili) The team help shape up Vincent's shamba - building a chicken house and water harvesting unit, as well as giving him financial advice and help with his beekeeping. S01Ep09

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 10 Silage, Bananas, Sweet Potatoes (Swahili) Katika shamba shape Up ya leo, tunajifunza kupanda Viazi vitamu pamoja na Mandizi ya kupika, kupanda Mahindi na kuwafukuza mabuu katika shamba lako na pia weka ng'ombe katika boma nzuri. S01Ep10

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 10 Silage, Bananas, Sweet Potatoes (English) On today's shamba shape up we learn how to make Silage, Planting Bananas and sweet potatoes, the importance of using gutters and learn the Push-Pull method for Napier grass and Maize plant. S01Ep10

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (Swahili) we visit Christine in her shamba in Kakamega town, we learn proper care for cows, have a good tea plantation, get an energy conserving jiko and learn how solar power is important. S01Ep11

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (English) we visit christine in her shamba in Kakamega town, we learn proper care for cows, have a good tea plantation, get an energy conserving jiko and learn how solar power is important. S01Ep11

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (English) We learn to tell the difference between genuine and fake chemicals, important minerals for cows, running a profitable farm, making compost, fruits and much more. S01Ep12

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (Swahili) Tunajifunza madini muhimu kwa ng'ombe, kemikali halali na bandia, kuendesha shamba lenye ufanisi na faida, kutengeneza mbolea, kupanda tunda la ndizi na mengene mengi. S01Ep12

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 13 Cow Care, Irrigation, Bees (Swahili) We revisit the shambas to see if any of the lessons have been continued! We learn about irrigation, cow care, potatoes and honey bees. S01Ep13

Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 13 Cow Care, Irrigation, Bees (English) We revisit the shambas to see if any of the lessons have been continued! We learn about irrigation, cow care, potatoes and honey bees. S01Ep13