August 2018


Seed Saving & Soil Health Workshop- Cambodia

August 05, 2018 11:46 - August 06, 2018 11:46

Bos Khnor Station, Cambodia
Presented By: Department of Agricultural Land Resources Management, Royal University of Agriculture, ECHO Asia, & Sustainable Intensitifcation Innovation Lab

Best Practices to Improve Nutrition in Dryland Areas Symposium - August 2018

August 07, 2018 07:00 - August 09, 2018 19:00

Naura Springs Hotel - Arusha, Tanzania
Presented By: World Vision Tanzania - ECHO East Africa - Amaranth Institute Symposium

Greetings! You are cordially invited to join us for this important symposium jointly organized by World Vision Tanzania, ECHO East Africa, and Amaranth Institute. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important event, a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving dryland areas especially in the East Africa Region. 

Highlights
This Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in improving nutrition, alleviating hunger and addressing poverty in dryland areas with special emphasis in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional and international agricultural development workers and experts. 

Symposium Dates
6th August - Check-in and Fellowship
7-9th August - Meeting Days
10th August - Optional Post Symposium Tours, and Check-out

Presenters Wanted

There are a limited number of speaking and presentation positions available for this event. If you are interested in presenting at the Symposium, please fill out this form.

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Farming God’s Way Training

August 09, 2018 00:00 - August 11, 2018 00:00

New Hope Christian Church and Lamb Farms, USA
Presented By: AgriStewards

Farming God’s Way is a way to teach developing countries soil conservation, and proper farming practices. it’s a method based on biblical principals with a focus on farming that teachers the farmer to cultivate and care for the land in a way that will yield the best results for the current and coming years ahead.

For more information visit farming-gods-way.org

2018 Agristewards Conference

August 09, 2018 08:30 - August 11, 2018 16:00

New Hope Christian Church, United States
Presented By: Agristewards

Farming God's Way Training taught by Grant Dryden, Farming God's Way Teacher

This three day seminar will cover the three integrated spheres of infuencein the Farming God's Way curriculum-Biblical, Management, and Technology.

The training includes lectures and seminars as well as hands-on training experiences designed to prepare you to implement the curriculum.

We will be offering an extended vegetable training workshop August 13th-14th. The training will cover a wide variety of topics including seedling nurseries, manure based plantings, surface composting, fracturing, garden design, rotations, raised beds, sunken beds, and compost production. This training is for those who would like to go deeper in their knowledge, understanding and application of vegetable gardening. It will take place at Str8 Up ministries- an urban gardening plot and application site for the Farming God’s Way curriculum. Completion of the 3-day Farming God’s Way training is a necessary prerequisite for this training. If you have taken part in a previous training in 2016 or 2017 you are also welcome to attend the Farming God’s Way vegetable training.

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September 2018


Introduction to Tropical and Underutilized Crops

September 10, 2018 15:43 - September 14, 2018 15:43

ECHO Global Farm, United States of America
Presented By: ECHO

Did you know that of 250,000 identified plant species worldwide that only 30 species provide 95 percent of our global food energy needs? And that only three of these crops – wheat, maize and rice – provide half of the world’s food?

 

With severe weather extremes and other risks to global food security, many agricultural experts agree that global cropping systems should be as diversified as possible. As small-scale farms are particularly vulnerable to climatic and economic instability, underutilized crops may be key to their resilience.

 

Underutilized crops are those with “underexploited potential for contributing to food security, nutrition, health, income generation and environmental services.” The ECHO Underutilized Crops Workshop (September 10-14) will not only introduce participants to various less known crops but will also spotlight opportunities for their production and utilization.

 

The workshop will also include practical nutrition activities in which various underutilized crops on the ECHO farm will be harvested and prepared into meals.

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November 2018


ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2018

November 13, 2018 07:00 - November 15, 2018 21:00

Crowne Plaza Hotel , United States
Presented By: ECHO Inc.

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the ECHO International Agriculture Conference held in Fort Myers, FL!  We hope that you will make plans to join us for this year's conference.  The 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.

Conference accommodation and meeting rooms for morning and evening sessions will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Crowne Plaza) in the Bell Tower district of Fort Myers. Afternoon workshops and demonstrations will be held at the 50-acre ECHO farm in North Fort Myers, which has one of the largest collections of tropical fruits and vegetables in the United States.

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February 2019


5th ECHO East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies

February 12, 2019 08:00 - February 14, 2019 17:00

Naura Springs Hotel - Arusha, Tanzania
Presented By: ECHO EAST AFRICA

Invitation to ECHO East Africa  Symposium

12th - 14th  February 2019

Greetings! You are cordially invited to join us for the ECHO East Africa Symposium 2019. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important and effective meeting. It will be a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in the East Africa Region

Highlights

The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Topics are currently being discussed for the event. 

Potential topics and speakers for the sessions will include presenters from East Africa! 

Conservation Agriculture

Horticulture 

Innovation in Farming Practices and Techniques

Best Livestock Practices

Good Development Practices

Environmental Concerns

Symposium Dates
11th February  - Check-in and Fellowship
12th - 14th February- Meeting Days
15th February - Optional Post Symposium Tours, and Check-out

Presenters Wanted

There are a limited number of speaking and presentation positions available for this event. If you are interested in presenting at the Symposium please fill this Presenter form- Sustainable Agr. Symposim

 

Register Here