The ECHO International Agriculture Conference provides opportunities for networking and enrichment for anyone working internationally in agriculture or related fields. The conference regularly attracts over 200 delegates representing more than 30 countries!
This event brings together some of the world’s most influential voices dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving lives. Speakers will share practical solutions to agricultural challenges, personal experiences and strategies for improving the lives of millions who daily face the threat of starvation. The event offers an open exchange of information, connecting the people and ideas that can make a real and sustainable difference. Register today!
Main articles featured in this EDN are: "Rethinking a Basic Assumption in Agricultural Development: Risk Aversion vs Hunger and Exhaustion;" "A Compendium of Free Online Courses, Books and Other Resources;" "From ECHO’s Seed Bank: 2013 Okra Observation Trial;" and a South Africa Research Update.
Also included: "Upcoming Events;" "From Our Regional Impact Centers;" and "Books, Websites and Other Resources."
Robert Sanou, West Africa Director
ECHO is proud to announce the appointment of K. Robert Sanou as the Director of ECHO’s West Africa Regional Impact Center. Mr. Sanou will direct the launch and development of this training and outreach center serving both Francophone and English-speaking West African countries. A preponderance of the poorest countries in the world are found in this region of 250 million people. Agriculture is the dominant sector across the region and holds great potential for improving production, nutrition and livelihoods.