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Proyek Kebun Sekolah Membawa Harapan bagi Siswa-Siswa Pengungsi 2016-02-09

Klub kebun sekolah dasar di Sekolah Internasional Dalat di Penang, Malaysia, mengulurkan bantuan bagi para pengungsi Rohingya dari Myanmar. Klub ini mengadakan pertemuan sekali seminggu untuk mempelajari tentang praktik-praktik berkebun yang baik dan prinsip di balik hidroponik. Para siswa tengah mengerjakan sebuah unit hidroponik portabel kecil yang mereka gunakan untuk menanam dua jenis bayam: bayam lokal dan bayam Brasil, dan kedua-keduanya tumbuh dengan baik.

Melalui instruktur mereka, Lisa Munson, para siswa telah memberikan dukungan untuk berbagi perangkat hidroponik ini dengan sebuah sekolah pengungsi di Penang sebagai cara untuk membantu siswa-siswa yang berada di sana. Para siswa juga berbagi pengetahuan yang mereka dapatkan mengenai berkebun dan pelestariannya dari eksplorasi langsung yang mereka lakukan.

Garden at Dalat International SchoolSebagian besar tanaman di sekolah pengungsi tumbuh dengan baik dan para siswa diberikan tugas untuk merawat tanaman-tanaman ini. Hal ini telah menjadi sebuah peluang yang positif bagi mereka. Meski demikian, karena adanya berbagai masalah yang melingkupi situasi para pengungsi, semua tanaman harus ditanam di balik pintu-pintu yang terkunci; sebab ada kemungkinan bahwa tanaman-tanaman ini akan dicuri apabila ditanam di luar. Kondisi di dalam ruangan telah menyebabkan beberapa tanaman mati, tetapi kelor, selasih, dan bayam tetap tumbuh dengan baik.

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Agroforestry: Designing for Impact
Sen, 15 Juli 2019 » Jum, 19 Juli 2019

ECHO Global Research and Demonstration Farm, USA

Agroforestry is the agricultural practice of combining the management of annual crops and/or animals with trees. Agroforestry systems, largely composed of perennial crops, offer the resilience needed to address extreme climatic issues such as drought and torrential rain, along with social and economic factors that influence agricultural production of small-scale farmers.   This five-day course will introduce students to key agroforestry concepts, allow them to see the various agroforestry ...

Student Organic Seed Symposium
Kam, 22 Agustus 2019 » Min, 25 Agustus 2019


WHAT IS SOSS? An annual gathering of graduate students, researchers, farmers, and seed industry professionals working in organic seed systems. The major annual event of the Society of Organic Seed Professionals (SOSP), the parent organization that has grown out of the SOSS network. SOSP is fiscally sponsored by Organic Seed Alliance, a 501(c)3 organization.

Konferans Agrikòl Nò, Haiti Agriculture Conference (North) 2019
Sen, 26 Agustus 2019 » Jum, 30 Agustus 2019

Gros-Morne, Haiti

  We invite you to participate in a conference that would help strengthen connections amongst those working in the agricultural sector in Haiti and spend time learning from one another. Konferans Agrikòl Nò (Northern Agriculture Conference) will be held August 26-30 in Gros-Morne, Artibonite Department, Haiti.   This conference is tailored to encourage conference delegates and presenters to connect and learn from each other’s successes and failures. The main topics for this year inc...

Small-scale seed production and utilization
Sen, 16 September 2019 » Jum, 20 September 2019

ECHO Global Farm, USA

ECHO offers over 350 varieties in its Florida seed bank requiring diverse approaches to growing, processing, and storing seeds. This five-day course will begin in ECHO’s seed production plots to help participants better understand how crops are managed and harvested. Techniques related to both wet and dry processing of seeds will be practiced, as well as, essential tasks such as germination testing. Long-term seed storage approaches including vacuum sealing and cold storage will be explored, ...

GFRAS Annual Meeting Jaimaica 2019
Sen, 30 September 2019 » Jum, 4 Oktober 2019

Royalton Negril (Jamaica), Jamaica

The 10th GFRAS Annual Meeting, whose topic is "Role of RAS in Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management" will take place at Royalton Negril, Jamaica between 30 September and 4 October 2019. Side Events are planned to take place on September 30th, the main meeting between October 1-3, and a General Assembly on October 4th. GFRAS Steering Committee/Board meeting is scheduled to take place between 5 and 7 October. The Annual Meeting is co-organized by the Caribbean Agricultural Extension Pro...

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The Butchershop in the Backyard Handbook

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Village Medical Manual A Layman's Guide to Health Care in Developing Countries Volume 2: Diagnosis and Treatments

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Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen have spent the past fifteen years working with corporations, nonprofits, governments, and families to determine what helps us learn and what gets in our way. In Thanks for the Feedback, they exp...

Field guide to common Trees & Shrubs of East Africa

East Africa boasts a tremendous natural wealth of flora – indigenous, naturalized and exotic. This field guide features some 600 of the trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves commonly found in the region. Species accounts includ...

Cooling for All - Cooling Solutions for Buildings

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Performance Evaluation of an Eco-Cooler analysed by varying the Physical and flow Parameters

Abstract, IOP Publishing, 2018

With the overall temperature rise across the globe and the sweltering heat these summers, one can safely assume that households will see a furious shoot-up in their electricity bills ...

Horticultural Myths - Washington State University

Short summaries dealing with myths pertaining to horticultural practices :

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Le système de riziculture intensive (SRI)

Figure 1. Jean Apedoh, spécialiste en SRI

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USDA - SARE - Cover Crop Economics

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Farmers around the country (US) are planting cover crops on m...

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