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Upcoming events

ECHO Asia Agriculture & Community Development Conference 2019
Tue, 1 October 2019 » Fri, 4 October 2019

Holiday Garden Hotel and Resort and The ECHO Asia Impact Center Farm and Seed Bank, Thailand

"Small Scale: Up Scale" How can we help small scale farming initiatives thrive in Asia? We can provide low-cost, innovative options that allow people to grow both their crops and their knowledge, expand their operations, and scale up! Join us October 1-4 for 3-days of networking and opportunities to share ideas, technologies appropriate for small scale farmers, and lots of practical demonstrations at the new ECHO Asia Seed Bank & Small Farm Resource Center! In addition to mor...

Women in Sustainable Ag Conference
Thu, 17 October 2019 » Sat, 19 October 2019

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, USA

The 6th national Women in Sustainable Ag Conference takes place next month in St. Paul. This unique conference gives you the chance to connect with other women who are passionate about a sustainable food system. The event features workshops, demos, meet-ups, speed presentations, exhibit booths, and more opportunities to connect and collaborate to move your vision forward.

East Africa Parthenium (Gugu Karoti) Event
Sat, 19 October 2019 » Sat, 19 October 2019

TPRI Conference Hall, Tanzania

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ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2019
Tue, 19 November 2019 » Thu, 21 November 2019

Crowne Plaza Hotel , United States

It's nearly time for ECHO's International Agriculture Conference!  Join ECHO in Fort Myers, Florida for our annual three-day conference that will discuss challenges facing small scale farmers and development workers in the tropics. You can learn more about the 2019 ECHO International Agriculture Conference by visiting our event website conference.echocommunity.org. Interested in presenting a workshop or evening breakout session? Remember to register for the event first, then apply at...

Kigali, Rwanda ECHO Symposium
Tue, 26 November 2019 » Thu, 28 November 2019

Hilltop hotel in Kigali-Remera (TENTATIVE), Rwanda

Best practices improving nutrition and sustainable agriculture in highland areas. This ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in highlands of East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers would be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Symposium Dates - 26th-28th November, 2019 25th N...

Latest Resources

Bibliography on Tropical Agroforestry

This bibliography includes 680 references of documents on tropical agroforestry.  Most of the documents deal with the American tropics, but there are also documents from Africa, Asia and Oceania.  Two. indices are presented,...

Home Vegetable Gardening in El Salvador

The following report of vegetable growing in El Salvador in a composit report of those volunteers that have had projects in home gardening.  It is meant to be used as a guide for future projects with the desire that what we ...

Traditional Procedures and Methods of Storage Protection

The information contained in the following publication addresses the problem within the context of both environmental protection and conservation of natural resources, whilst at the same time respecting the need to implement...

Horticulture

Disease Resistant Vegetable Varieties for the Home Grower

The vegetables listed in this publication can be divided into cool and warm season vegetables based on their optimum growing season and planting dates.

Truck Farming

Agroforestry in Agricultural Education with a focus on the practical implementation

This study attempts to make suggestions on the practical implementation, management and utilisation on agroforestry-systems for school and college farms.

Smallholder livelihoods play an important role in evaluating land degradation

The wetlands are part of the complex coastal zone of Lake Tana, which lies just outside the top of the image. Individual fields and angular margins at the floodplain are indicative of the human use and modification of the we...

Flood Recession Agriculture PPT

Flood recession agriculture is linked to areas that are prone to annual flooding, making use of the moisture left behind after the floods and sometimes even using the water of the rising floods as well.In Africa alone, flood...

The Marceño Agroecosystem: Traditional Maize Production and Wetland Management in Tabasco, Mexico

Abstract, Sustainability, 2019

The marceño agroecosystem is based on traditional agriculture in the flooded areas of the alluvial plains of Tabasco, Mexico. In the marceño system, the native maize, called “mején”...

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