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Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 21: Orange sweet fleshed potato, Honey, Grass (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we've got a special episode for you in Baringo County. We learn about: 1) Growing the orange fleshed sweet potato 2) Harvesting Honey 3) Making money from grasses
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 18: Savings & loans, Bee keeping and Orange fleshed sweet potato(English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Isiolo County. Join us for a special episode here and learn about: 1) Village and loan groups 2) Bee keeping 3) Best way to manage your orange fleshed sweet potato
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 16: Potatoes, Managu(Black Nightshade), Saga & Tomatoes (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up Today we’re in Thakwa village, in Githunguri and we’re visiting Naomi Ruhara, a young and inspiring farmer who started farming from scratch in 2016. This week we are learning all about: ➢ Pests and disease management in potatoes, managu, saga and tomatoes.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 09 Beans, OFSP, Chickens (English)

We are in Bungoma with Jackson and Zipporah looking at planting healthy beans, orange fleshed sweet potatoes, keeping poultry for the youth, d.light solar lamps and rainwater harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 6: FallArmy worm, Mangoes, Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, Market(English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up, This week we are in Machakos, visiting the Mumo family. The last time we were here, we gave Victoria advice on how to plant Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes and how to manage Fall armyworm. This week we want to help our farmers find the right markets for their crops. We learn about: • How to combat Fall Army Worm • How to build markets for mangoes • Also we want to find out all about Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 5: Soil Testing, Potatoes, Insurance, Silage, Napier & Avocado (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Meru County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Josephine Kimathi. We get to learn about: • Doing Soil test on a potato field • Benefits of Crop Insurance • What to do to stop Napier smut disease from spreading. • How improving cow fodder can increase milk yield • Making Silage • How to manage our Avocado tree for better yields.
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
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 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 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 02 - Ep 13: Farm Revisits (English)

In this episode finale, SSU revisits farms to see how the farmers are getting on.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 4: Rice Growing, Potato & Maize Crops, Chickens (English)

Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, guttering, rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize and chicken production are also discussed.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (English)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (Swahili)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (English)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (Swahili)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (English)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 10 African Indigenous Vegetables, Mulato Grass, OFSP (English)

We are in Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens. S04Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (Swahili)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (English)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (Swahili)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (English)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (Swahili)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (English)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (Swahili)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (English)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (Swahili)

We visit Gideon and Alice near Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (English)

We visit Gideon & Alice in Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum. S04Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 3: Viazi Power, Cows, Nutrition (English)

We meet Peter and Ruth from Bomet as we shape up their shamba. We learn how to use Viazi Power on potatoes, how to take a soil test, keep cows, and what to grow for good health.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 9: Financial Literacy, Viazi Power, Top Dressing, goats & sheep (English)

We are on the shamba of Nicholas, in Meru to learn more about financial planning, top dressing your crops, keeping goats & sheep and using Viazi Power for a strong potato crop. S05Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 15: Chicken, Potatoes, Financial Literacy, Soil test, Chemicals (English)

We are at Leonard's farm in Bomet county. We help him with his chicken, show him the viazi power method of growing potatoes, test his soil and show him how to identify fake chemicals. S05Ep15
Shamba Shape Up clips - Potato crops

Tips on planting potatoes
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 18: Tomatoes, Potatoes, Kenbro Chicken (English)

We are in Elgeyo-Marakwet County at Abraham and Priscilla's shamba. We have a look at their greenhouse tomatoes, tell them about the right fertilisers to use for potatoes and advice them on how to get loans in order to grow their farming business. We also bring them some Kenbro chicken and introduce them to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 15: Potatoes, Farm Transport, Calf Milk Replacer (English)

We are in Meru County on the foothills of Mount Kenya at Moses and Hellen's Shamba. We have a look at how to properly manage their dairy cows and introduce them to a milk replacer for their calves. We also look into the challenges they are facing in their potato farming and look into a way to make transport in the farm easier.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 5: Potatoes, French Beans, Wood Jiko (English)

We are in Meru County visiting Purity & Silas Mbaabu's Shamba. We introduce them to certified potato seeds and the proper fertiliser to use. We also have a look at the pests and diseases affecting their french beans, bring the a new Jikokoa stove that reduces smoke emitted and uses less firewood and instal a solar home system.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 7: Leah " There is money to be made people! " (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. Next up is Leah. She decided to grow Potatoes and Tomatoes on her acre.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 9: Winrose " I want to be a winner! " (English)

Our farmers have been hard at work getting their farms planted.In the next few episodes we will focus on one farmer so that we can clearly follow each farmers progress. Last but not least is Winrose. She decided to do mixed farming on her acre so she has potatoes, onions, coriander, nightshade and broiler chicken.
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 09 "Let's Go Dancing" (English)

BEST MARKETS, STORAGE, SHORT TERM CROPS (HORTICULTURE) Isabella, Isaiah and the youth (VSLA) have a discussion on how to find good market for their produce, they also get a demonstration on how to use pic bags for storage and also what is best to plant as a short-term crop in order to always have a cash flow. BEST MARKETS, ORANGE SWEET FLESH POTATOES, The SACCO celebrate their merger and also discuss their way forward as a group, they hold an auction. FAMILY WORKING TOGETHER Alphonse and Joy re-commit to each other and promise to work together as a family
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 09 "Let's Go Dancing" (Luganda)

BEST MARKETS, STORAGE, SHORT TERM CROPS (HORTICULTURE) Isabella, Isaiah and the youth (VSLA) have a discussion on how to find good market for their produce, they also get a demonstration on how to use pic bags for storage and also what is best to plant as a short-term crop in order to always have a cash flow. BEST MARKETS, ORANGE SWEET FLESH POTATOES, The SACCO celebrate their merger and also discuss their way forward as a group, they hold an auction. FAMILY WORKING TOGETHER Alphonse and Joy re-commit to each other and promise to work together as a family
Mpeke Town Sn 1 - Ep 2: "Gone Bananas" (Luganda)

GENDER ISSUES Back home in Kabulondampeke, life is not any better for Isaiah. His father is pushing him to go back in the city claiming it is where jobs for youths like him are found. Isaiah fails to convince his father that life in the city is not a joke. It is only Joy, his mother who is on his side and is happy to have him back home but even she is pushing him into farming something that Isaiah has never been interested in. Isaiah later talks his father into having him stay in the house a little longer after he spots him at Trinity’s bar having a good time and getting too close to the bartender and owner Trinity. NUTRITION (ORANGE SWEET FLESH POTATOES), MULCHING Dorotia very tired of the expensive and lazy habits of her sister Lucia, Agatha and the children tricks Shaka into kicking Lucia out of the house. She succeeds at this by pushing Shaka to the limits through denying him food and using Lucia to demand for the expensive and nutritious five food products per day for the children who are slowly beginning to lose weight. ACCESS TO FINANCE Aggrey through Shaka has spread fear and panic in the whole village collecting debts prematurely. Jenny who is slowly developing feelings for Aggrey over looks all this and shuts her ears to any advice from Mercy who warns her to stay away from Aggrey because he is a hard man.
Mpeke Town Sn 1 - Ep 2: "Gone Bananas" (English)

GENDER ISSUES Back home in Kabulondampeke, life is not any better for Isaiah. His father is pushing him to go back in the city claiming it is where jobs for youths like him are found. Isaiah fails to convince his father that life in the city is not a joke. It is only Joy, his mother who is on his side and is happy to have him back home but even she is pushing him into farming something that Isaiah has never been interested in. Isaiah later talks his father into having him stay in the house a little longer after he spots him at Trinity’s bar having a good time and getting too close to the bartender and owner Trinity. NUTRITION (ORANGE SWEET FLESH POTATOES), MULCHING Dorotia very tired of the expensive and lazy habits of her sister Lucia, Agatha and the children tricks Shaka into kicking Lucia out of the house. She succeeds at this by pushing Shaka to the limits through denying him food and using Lucia to demand for the expensive and nutritious five food products per day for the children who are slowly beginning to lose weight. ACCESS TO FINANCE Aggrey through Shaka has spread fear and panic in the whole village collecting debts prematurely. Jenny who is slowly developing feelings for Aggrey over looks all this and shuts her ears to any advice from Mercy who warns her to stay away from Aggrey because he is a hard man.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 9: Broiler Chicken, Potatoes, Cabbages (English)

We are in Trans-Nzoia County just outside Kitale visiting Christine and her friend Josephine. We learn how to properly feed broiler chicken in order to get them to good selling weight and how to increase the yield in potatoes by using soil testing and fertilisers. We also help deal with pests and diseases in their cabbages and introduce them to an expert on farm transport.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 6: Potatoes, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (English)

We are in Eldoret, Uasin Ngishu County visiting Sarah Kemboi. We get advice on breeding with artificial insemination to get stronger, healthier cows and how to make sure calves reach breeding stage as soon as possible. We also learn how to deal with pests and diseases in potatoes and the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 4: Coffee, Potatoes, Dairy Hygiene (English)

We are in Embu county visiting Sicily and Njeru. We introduce them to crop specific fertilisers for coffee and herbicides to help save them money when weeding. We also inform them about the importance of using certified seeds and how to maintain proper dairy hygiene.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 23: Potatoes,OFSP, Record Keeping ,Insurance (English)

The last few weeks has not been easy with the desert locust destroying crops and you farmers unable to reach the market on time because of Covid19. We want to give you a boost into the planting season : Looking how to plant Irish potatoes and how to keep records and organize your farm finances in this critical times. How corona virus has affected farmers and what to do about it. We are going to take a look at the past years of shamba shape up and see what we can learn.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 21: Trees, Dairy Cows, Post-Harvest, OFSP (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County Visiting Gideon farm that stretches five acres. We get to learn the best way to cut trees safely in your home and how to increase milk yields in dairy cows Also we find out how to avoid post-harvest losses after harvesting and getting the best price for the orange fleshed sweet potato and how they are graded by quality and processed to make puree for baking.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 17: Potatoes, Kitchen Garden, Flying Garden & Desert Locust (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. With everything going in the country right now, we at Shamba shape up thought we should take a deep breath, one step back and find out some solutions for everything is going on. We learn a bit about the desert locust & how to secure our food from the devastating pest. Learn how to grow delicious & nutritious vegetables at your door step by showing you how to make a kitchen garden and also a flying garden using limited water available in a money making project. Also learn how to sort, package and store potatoes so you can fetch the best price & sell to different kind of customers.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 16: OFSP, Insurance, Post-Harvest and Dairy Cows (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Homabay County, before visiting the farm we head to Jugs Bakery, they bake the best breads and cakes in Homabay County. We learn how to bake using mashed Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes also know as Puree and the importance of baking with it. This week we visit farmer Samuel Omoro with a farm stretching 8 acres. First: We get advice on how to avoid and insure our farm and livestock if any major disaster strikes e.g. Drought, Flood or if any death of livestock. Second: We get advice about post-Harvest losses, what causes them and how applying food quality and safety standards help reduce waste while increasing farmers profit. Third: We get advice on looking after dairy cows on one of the main challenges farmers experience that is internal and external parasites.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 14: Orange Fleshed sweet potato, Electric Pressure cooker (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are going to see how you can make most out of your farm products and boost your immune system on Learning on saving in your kitchen. This episode we dig into the most traditional of African culture - FOOD, what we eat, where we get and how we cook it. We remind ourselves about Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato, on how to plant, harvest and how to use it in our everyday food. We also learn about the modern stove that is Electric Pressure cooker and how it helps you to save money, time and solve / avoid the smoke issue.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 11: OFSP, Cookstove, Cow management, Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County, visiting Michael and Benta Odada (Husband and wife) We get to learn the best way to handle harvested Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, about the LPG Cookstove. We also get Top tips for managing cows and also what to do when disaster strike by getting agricultural insurance.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 9: OFSP, Dairy Cows, Trees and Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Bungoma visiting Bishop Nelson. We get to learn about harvesting method of Orange Fleshed Sweet potatoes so as to fetch better market prices, How to improve and choose best breed for milk production for your dairy cows. We also learn about how to plant and choose the right trees for your area and also learn about how to insure your farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 7: Quality meat, OFSP Product, Conservation Agriculture (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have something special for you; we have a series about food security and quality. We head to supermarkets counter and see how to get best meat for your meal and more on sweet-fleshed potato products. We also visit a young farmer Francis Mwangi in Muranga County to learn how to prepare field using conservation agriculture and improve the crops & raise profits by planting trees around the field.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 5: OFSP, FAll Armyworm , Weeds Control & Safe Use of Herbicides (English)

We are in Yatta in the Machakos County visiting Victoria who has been farming for 7 Years. We learn about the best practices for growing Orange fleshed sweet potatoes successfully. We also discover how push-pull technology is fighting back against Fall Armyworm and about weeds control and safe use of herbicides after planting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 4: OFSP, Fall Armyworm, Conservation Agriculture (English)

We are in Makueni County visiting Elisabeth who has been farming for 30 years. We learn the benefits of growing Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, their nutritional benefits and value addition. We also look at the importance of crop rotation when practicing Conservation Agriculture and how to control the Fall Armyworm using the Push Pull Technology.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 1: Climate Change (English)

In this episode we want to give farmers the help and knowledge they need to adapt their farming methods, increase their income and make their farms more productive even while the climate changes.