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Reducing Moisture Content of Seeds Prior to Storage

Photos of Modified Seed Dryer

Global Weather and Climate Information

Moringa Use in Mzenga, Tanzania

Human Urine as a Fertilizer


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Global Weather and Climate Information

Richard James

Many in ECHO’s network have taken on the responsibility of establishing an agricultural development project in a country far from home and mostly unfamiliar. Often they and others involved in agricultural development wish for a better understanding of local weather and climate patterns so that agricultural planning can be successful. Location-specific climate information is valuable for coping with rainfall extremes, choosing which crops to work with, and determining the best time of year to prepare fields for planting.

Cooking and Eating Moringa Seed Pods

Tim Tanner shared some details about how he and his family have cooked and eaten moringa seed pods.

Photos of Modified Seed Dryer

Photos of the modified seed dryer described in EDN 109

Moringa Use in Mzenga, Tanzania

Tim Tanner

 Experiences promoting use of moringa in Tanzania

Reducing Moisture Content of Seeds Prior to Storage

Tim Motis

Drying seeds in preparation for storage and maintaining dry conditions in storage both help prevent the growth and harmful effects of mold on seed viability.

Human Urine as a Fertilizer

Input from the ECHO network concerning the use of urine as a fertilizer.