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ECHO Asia Tropical Agriculture & Development (TAD) Course
пн., 26 Червня 2023 » сб., 1 Липня 2023
Chiang Mai, Thailand
This 1-week course is designed for development workers, missionaries, and volunteers looking to engage their communities with low-cost, high-impact agricultural practices and techniques. Participants will be introduced to a wide variety of agricultural practices and technologies through classroom time and hands-on activities on the farm, learning to 'use what you have to make what you need'. This course is considered an 'introductory survey course', and will present a broad overview o...
Introduction to Tropical Agriculture Development - July 2023
пн., 10 Липня 2023 » пт., 14 Липня 2023
ECHO Global Farm, USA
Those interested in preparing for short to long-term involvement in international agriculture development are encouraged to participate in this five-day course. Topics and discussions will focus on improved food security and agricultural livelihoods for small-scale farmers in developing countries. Participants will be introduced to the complexities related to poverty and community development. They will also be introduced to principles and practices that contribute toward maintaining healt...
1st ECHO East Africa Symposium on Appropriate Technology Innovations and Renewable Energy 9 – 11 August, 2023 | Arusha, Tanzania
ср., 9 Серпня 2023 » пт., 11 Серпня 2023
Greetings! You are invited to join us for the 1st ECHO East Africa Symposium on Appropriate Technology Innovations and Renewable Energy. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important sharing opportunity among professionals and practitioners from the public and private sector especially development NGOs. It will be a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in the East Africa Region. Note: If you or your...
Agroecosystems for Smallholder Resilience
пн., 11 Вересня 2023 » пт., 15 Вересня 2023
ECHO Global Farm, USA
What is offered: This course is a deeper dive into sustainable agriculture options for smallholder farmers in the tropics. We will be taking a big-picture view as we look at agroecosystems as a whole. We will then dive deeper into systems function and design as we discuss the following four types of tropical agroecosystems: Conservation Agriculture Sloping Agricultural Land Technology Agroforestry System of Rice Intensification Course participants will get hands-on experie...
ECHO Asia Agriculture & Community Development Conference 2023
пн., 16 Жовтня 2023 » пт., 20 Жовтня 2023
Holiday Garden Hotel and Resort and The ECHO Asia Impact Center Farm and Seed Bank, Thailand
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 thrive! Join us October 17-20 for 4-days of networking and opportunities to share ideas, technologies appropriate for small scale farmers, and lots of practical demonstrations at the ECHO Asia Seed Bank & Small Farm Resource Center! In addition to morning plenary speakers, we will cond...
Retrofitting stoves with forced jets of primary air improves speed, emissions, and efficiency: Evidence from six types of biomass cookstoves
Samuel Bentson, David Evitt, Dean Still, Daniel Lieberman, Nordica MacCarty, Retrofitting stoves with forced jets of primary air improves speed, emissions, and efficiency: Evidence from six types of biomass cookstoves, Energ...
Aprovecho Research Center - Newsletters
An ongoing discussion of clean burning and related issues. Here is a sampling of what you can find.Clean Combustion Needs More Than Just HeatMay 25, 2023 - 5:33 pm Electricity: Planning for Net Zero by 2040May ...
Aprovecho Research Center - Videos
Videos about Aprovecho and our work. There are also many videos in the Newsletter section.
Established in 1976, Aprovecho Research Center (ARC), a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, assists developing world organizat...
Aprovecho Research Center
Established in 1976, Aprovecho Research Center (ARC), a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, assists developing world organizations to establish high quality labs so they can test and improve their wood burning cooking stoves. I...
Bioenergy Tips-for-Trials : procedure recommendations
[Gift of Tom Setchel, May 2023]
Guidelines to assist investigation, experimentation, and production ...
54 pp : charts
Guiding strategies for breeding vegetable cultivars
Silva Dias, J. (2014) Guiding strategies for breeding vegetable cultivars. Agricultural Sciences, 5, 9-32. doi: 10.4236/as.2014.51002.
Vegetables are considered essential for well-balanced diets. The production and...
Cornell Composting in Schools
As educators, we have an important task ahead. the next generation of decision-makers is being educated in your classroom. How can you help? By starting this generation off with information and habits that emphasize reducing...
The role of regenerative agriculture in sustainable land use
Regenerative agriculture is gaining momentum as a solution for providing positive environmental outcomes, while meeting the growing demand for food and fibre. However, there are competing approaches for how to balance the ne...
Regenerative agriculture-agroecology without politics?
Tittonell P, El Mujtar V, Felix G, Kebede Y, Laborda L, Luján Soto R and de Vente J (2022) Regenerative agriculture—agroecology without politics? Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 6:844261. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2022.844261