We look at drought resistant crops, water distribution, planting trees, Napier grass, solar lights, rainwater harvesting and energy saving jikos as we learn how to combat climate change throughout dry areas of Africa. S03Ep10
We visit John and Jane's shamba and learn how to make silage, planting bananas and sweet potatoes, the importance of using gutters to collect rainwater and learn the push-pull technology for napier grass and maize crop.
In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing napier grass to make into fodder, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crops and more advice on caring for cattle.
Meet young Jeremiah, who inherited his grandfather's farm with all its problems. He seeks advice from the Shamba Shape Up team. We learn what extra dietary supplements for your cow means a higher milk yield, and a different method of growing napier grass. He also needed advice on his tomato crops; so the Shamba Shape Up team invited an expert to advise on controlling pests, correct spacing and good soil fertilisers.