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  1. 1995-06-19 Sawdust cookers (or cookstoves) burn sawdust, wood shavings, rice hulls, or similar materials, producing a moderate heat for an extended time.
  2. 1995-10-19 Capturing water from fogfor household or agricultural use is a promising technology.
  3. 2017-02-09 RIPAT (Rural Initiatives for Participatory Agricultural Transformation) is a participatory extension approach aims to close the agricultural technology gap as a means of improving livelihoods and self-support among rural small-scale farmers. The approach is as well a documented step-by-step guide...
  4. 1997-01-19 Information about making bonemeal fertilizer from animal bones.
  5. 2003-04-20 Politically and economically, the ten plus years our family has been in Haiti have been rather tumultuous. There was a coup in October of 1991 against President Jean Bertrand Aristide, then four years of crushing embargo when gasoline cost $20 a gallon and neither tools nor parts could be...
  6. 2004-10-20 Smoke from open fires can be a nuisance, and it can also lead to severe health problems. The Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) has issued a document called “Smoke—the Killer in the Kitchen” that shares statistics on indoor air pollution caused by burning solid fuels like wood,...
  7. 2007-10-20 For many years, a popular demonstration on ECHO’s farm has been the rope washer pump, made from materials that are available in any country—PVC pipe, an old tire, rope, washers made from tires, and a little wood. Because it can be made on the farm it can also be repaired by those who made it.
  8. 2005-07-20 Feedback from the ECHO networking with information on cookstoves and indoor pollution.
  9. 2004-01-20 The Malian Peanut/Groundnut Sheller is a simple machine, requiring less than $10 US of materials.
  10. 2006-10-20 Several times over the years, we have received requests for information about what can be done to recycle used motor oil. Though this is not an agricultural question, it is a common issue faced even in remote rural areas. The two-fold question is how to make use of a potential resource and how to...