Development of extension material

Manuals for solarisation were developed by the project and with collaboration from:

 

Extensionists' manual

The first booklet produced is a manual for extension workers, detailing the technique and its rationale. Click here to display the booklet in its own window. [Remember to close the booklet's window to come back to this site]

Dagbani version

The English version of the first manual was translated in Dagbani, the local language of the Dagombas, one of the main tribes in the Northern Region.

Farmers' version

A simplified version, to be used as an aide-memoire by farmers, after having received training from extension workers was also produced. Click here to display the booklet in its own window. [Remember to close the booklet's window to come back to this site]

The complete 'Extension Package'

As a follow-up to the project it is intended that an Extension Package will be produced and handed over to and promoted by agencies involved in extension and Food Security. The package will include:

The package could be tested through several initiatives:

Other NGOs, local and international, have shown interest in the approach and the extension package and are willing to include it in their work with farmers.