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  1. AccessAgriculture Training Video In this video, we will learn about a solution that boosts the crop’s growth, and at the same time protects the crop from pests and diseases. Soil contains many kinds of living things, including microbes that enrich the soil, and protect plants from diseases....
  2. 2015-11-25 Speaker Bio: Keith Mikkelson is the Executive Director of Aloha House Inc., an NGO founded by Keith and his wife to help Philippine families. Aloha House is an orphanage located on an organic farm that produces food for the children, staff, and customers in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Keith’s...
  3. 2017-05-22 Natural farming is a system that is integrated, holistic, sustainable, small-scale and organic. This presentation encourages Nepal's producers to realize the potential in pursing natural farming practices over subsistence farming.
  4. 2015-10-06 Speaker Bio: Keith Mikkelson is the Executive Director of Aloha House Inc., an NGO founded by Keith and his wife to help Philippine families. Aloha House is an orphanage located on an organic farm that produces food for the children, staff, and customers in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Keith’s...
  5. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Andry Lim is the Founder of Tribal Mission Foundation International Inc in 1986 that conducted Development Programs among the Indigenous people in Mindanao. He is the manager and family farm consultant of 30 hectare farm located in Joaquin Biao, Calinan District, Davao City and the...
  6. ECHO Asia hosted a two-day sustainable natural faming workshop in mainland China to discuss strategies for sustainable natural farming techniques.
  7. 2000-01-20 Permacopia: Book Three. ASIN:B001MW0KV4 This book, PERMACOPIA THREE; AN INVENTORY, is a study of many popular foods, plus some less known, multipurpose plants. The species in this book have been chosen for their acceptance, availability, utility, & their relative lack of rampancy. Included...
  8. This helpful book has been provided free of charge by the Aloha House to the wider network. ECHO Asia believes that these resources are well researched and useful to the majority of ECHO Asia network members. For more information, please contact Keith Mikkelson, the author....
  9. 2016-11-01 Africa Rising was a five-year project, funded by USAID, that sought to identify and promote solutions for for sustainableintenslfication of the mixed farming systems in the Ethiopian Highlands. The project worked closely with both research and development partner to develop and validate...
  10. Advanced Chicken Feed Growth Stages Simplified - When to Use What Microbiology of IMO Natural Farming Introduction to Natural Farming The Secret of No Smell is Aerobic Composting Science : Natural Farming & Indigenous Solutions LAB Lacto Bacillus (Recipe) Fungus on BioChar Fish Amino Acid Egg...
  11. Deep Litter. In order to fulfill EPA regulations that require an impervious bottom to all waste handling facilities, there must be either a concrete slab or a thick (30 mil) plastic liner as the base of the building. Green waste, with a minimum depth of 4 feet, is then strategically layered to...
  12. 1988-12-01 Amazon.com Description Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food,...
  13. FAO 52 Profiles in Agroecology Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), which is a set of farming methods, and also a grassroots peasant movement, has spread to various states in India. It has attained wide success in southern India, especially the southern Indian state of Karnataka where it first...
  14. As a part of the "Agriculture Strategies" series, this talk provides an overview and technical information related to natural farming.
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  16. 2018-02-08 Speaker Bio: Dennis J. Tungol is the co-founder and the Training Director of SEED Project – Asia, Phil. Inc. and at the same time the assistant Pastor of JCTV in Pureza, Manila. He finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and majored in Entomology, with a minor in Pathology, at the Gregorio...
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  18. On the 2017International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations is celebrating the 10th anniversary of theDeclaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The Declaration, formally adopted in 2007,is an international human rights instrument that sets a standard for the...
  19. A farming system is defined as a population of individual farm systems that have broadly similar resource bases, enterprise patterns, household livelihoods and constraints, and for which similar development strategies and interventions would be appropriate. Depending on the scale of the analysis,...
  20. 2018-11-15 This hands-on workshop will include making and applying two natural farming products. First, we will make a small batch of indigenous microorganism (IMO) parent culture and show what it looks like to step it up to a liquid. Then we will apply IMO liquid to treat the deep litter pig system....
  21. This talk provides an overview and introduction to natural farming in Asia.
  22. Natural Deep Bed Pig Farminguses indigenous micro-organisms (IMO's) to create and maintain a healthydeep bed litter flooring. It is these micro-organisms that will help break down fecal matter rapidly leaving you with a fertilizer rich material whilst ensure no smells or flies (an important...
  23. As climate is changing, creatingresilient food systemshas become the need of the hour. Across the world,agricultureis facing multiple setbacks, be it in the form of extreme weather events like floods and droughts or factors such assoil degradation, soil salinity and water shortage. To feed the...
  24. 2013-06-03 With Practical Information on Landshaping, Water Security, Perennial Crops, Soil Fertility, Nutrient-dense food, and more The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition. Ben Falk...
  25. 2011-01-19 Amazon Description : For more than 4,000 years, Asian farmers worked the same fields repeatedly without sapping the land's fertility and without applying artificial fertilizer! How they accomplished this miraculous feat is described by author Franklin Hiram King, a former official of the U.S....
  26. 2018-02-08 Speaker Bio: Mr. Jeffrey Laruan is a local church Pastor and an organic farmer. He was born in July 5, 1953. He finished his Theology Degree at Nazarene Bible College. He grew up as a farmer and shifted to Organic Farming in 2005. His farm “Lily of the Valley Organic Farm” is accredited under ATI...
  27. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Andry Lim is the Founder of Tribal Mission Foundation International Inc in 1986 that conducted Development Programs among the Indigenous people in Mindanao. He is the manager and family farm consultant of 30 hectare farm located in Joaquin Biao, Calinan District, Davao City and the...
  28. Acta Horticulturae Bates, R., Gill, T., Bicksler, A., Meitzner Yoder, L., Burnette, R., & Ricciardi, V. (2011, June)Designing strategies and systems to identify, preserve and promote underutilized indigenous crop species. In II International Symposium on Underutilized Plant Species: Crops for...
  29. 2015-01-01 One of the newest additions to the ECHO Global Farm is the Natural Farming Pig System located in the Tropical Lowlands area. This component is based on the Natural Farming approach developed in East and Southeast Asia which focuses on harnessing the impact of beneficial microbes for enhancing...
  30. Deep litter systems are living systems in which a thick layer of carbon-rich organic matter hosts a thriving microbial community which works to break down solid and liquid wastes from animals as they are produced. Such as system doesn't require regular cleaning out, and has the added benefit of...
  31. ECHO's Natural Farming Pig System is comprised of a deep-litter pig pen in which hogs are raised atop a one-meter deep layer of bedding comprised mostly of sawdust, rice husks and ground charcoal. By excluding the rain and preventing excessive spillage of feed and water, the bedding remains...
  32. 2011-01-20 Fermented Plant Juice (FPJ) is another oft-used Natural Farming input. It can be made in the following way: Collect plants that have defenses against the cold and that grow well in the spring. Other good plants to use are ones that are fast-growing and vigorous (these contain very active growth...

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