学校花园项目为难民学生带来希望 2016-02-09


通过他们的导师Lisa Munson,学生们向槟城的一所难民学校提供支持,与其分享水栽培工具包,以此作为帮助那里学生的一种途径。学生们还分享他们从实践探索中学到的有关可持续园艺的知识。

Garden at Dalat International School难民学校的大部分植物长势良好,学生们被分配照料植物的任务,这对他们是一个积极的机会。然而,由于围绕难民处境的问题,所有植物都必须在上锁的门后生长;如果植物种在外面,就有可能被盗。室内条件已经导致一些植物死亡,但是辣木、罗勒和菠菜依旧长势不错。







Creation Care and Farming God's Way Conference
Mon, 24 February 2020 » Fri, 28 February 2020


o Arrival / Registration: - 10:00am - 10:45am latest, Monday, 24th February 2020. Those coming from distant locations can arrive a day earlier. Meals and accommodation will be charged extra. Call or email us for more details on this. o Time Frame: - Opening session: Monday 24th February, 11.45am. - Departure: Friday 28th February, 2pm. o Accommodation: - Moffat Guest House. o Conference Cost: - Full board inclusive of resources, meals and accommodation: KES.19,500. - Day scholar...

ECHO Asia On-Farm Feeds Training
Thu, 27 February 2020 » Fri, 28 February 2020

ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center, Thailand

Come join us on February 27-28 (2 days, 1 night) at the ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand for a two-day training focusing on on-farm produced animal feeds and the usefulness of animal waste and by-products. Topics include: ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center and Seed Bank Tour Forage Options and Collection for Making On-Farm Feeds Making On-Farm Pig & Chicken Feed Overview of Biogas Production Use of ECHO Asia Library and Resources

ECHO Asia Seed Saving & Banking Workshop
Mon, 30 March 2020 » Wed, 1 April 2020

ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center & Seed Bank, Thailand

Come join us on March 30- April 1st (3 days, 2 nights) at the ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand for a three-day training focusing on seed saving & banking! Topics include: ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center and Seed Bank Tour Introduction to Seed Saving & Banking Neglected & Underutilized Species Seed Cleaning Techniques Seed Storage Best Practices Asexual Propagation & Grafting

Beer Sheba - Ouverture des candidatures 2020/2021
Wed, 1 April 2020 » Sun, 28 February 2021

Le projet Beer Shéba est un centre de formation chrétien situé dans le département de Mbour, qui vise à glorifier Dieu dans les domaines de l’agriculture durable, de l’écologie et du développement holistique ( Nous travaillons en partenariat avec les églises protestantes et évangéliques du Sénégal et de la sous-région.   Chaque année, nous offrons la possibilité à un nombre limité de jeunes hommes et femmes (environ 12 à 15 cette année) de venir se former un an...

Introduction to Tropical Agriculture Development- June 2020
Mon, 1 June 2020 » Fri, 5 June 2020

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 be centered 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...


Water Resources

The world needs to produce an estimated 60 percent more food by 2050 to ensure global food security, and it must do so while conserving and enhancing the natural resource base. Water is a major input in the provision of food...

Biochar Resources

Biochar is the carbonaceous solid product of biomass pyrolysis which can be used as chemical feedstock for various purposes such as energy production, and adsorption of pollutants. In particular, application of biochar to th...

U.S. National Plant Germplasm System

The GRIN-Global project's mission is to provide a scalable version of the Germplasm Resource Information Network (GRIN) suitable for use by any interested genebank in the world. The GRIN-Global database platform has been and...

Soil and Plant Enhancers

Soil and Plant Enhancers

As a part of the "Agriculture Strategies" series, this talk provides an overview and technical information related to improving soil naturally. 

Culturing beneficial microbiology for farming

Culturing beneficial microbiology for farming

The goals of this presentation are to exhibit how microorganisms and microbiology benefit ecosystem health and explore in what ways farmers can use microorganisms and microbiology to increase the long-term health of soil, cr...

2019 ECHO International Agriculture Conference

ECHO’s 26th Annual International Agriculture Conference was held in November 2019. Below are brief summaries of a few of the plenary sessions and workshops. These and other talks, video, and slide presentations are available...

Roger Gietzen on the topic of syntropic farming

After reading the review of Syntropic Farming Guide in EDN 145, Roger Gietzen had some further thoughts to share on the topic of syntropic farming. 

Low Oxygen Methods for Insect Control in Seeds

This article summarizes several methods with which I have experimented to control various types of weevils in stored seed. Seed containers can range in size from small jars to barrels/drums, but must be airtight for these te...

Lectins as Bioactive Proteins in Foods and Feeds

Abstract, Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology, 2019

Lectins, noncatalytic sugar-binding proteins of nonimmune origin, are widely distributed in the most common foods and feeds in varying amounts. Since...

2013 ECHO East Africa Symposium - Presentations

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