1. Pollination studies in East Asia have been developing rapidly in recent decades. East Asia may provide important information on many aspects of plant-pollinator interactions because of the rich fauna and flora and highly heterogeneous environments that occur there. In this review,...
  2. Tinwa bamboo is a clump-forming, evergreen bamboo with short rhizomes. The erect, thin-walled culms can be 10 - 30 metres tall and 50 - 75mm in diameter with internodes 30 - 45cm long. The plant is widely harvested from the wild for its useful canes. It is also sometimes cultivated, both within...
  3. Check out the new Down Feed Rocket stove in action. Avideoshows how just 4 small sticks can generate lots of heat. The downfeed adapter increases air velocity and reduces the amount of time needed to tend the fire. This stove can be easily built by local villagers for about $3.
  4. Solar roots is an American non-profit NGO offering renewable energy hardware, training, and expertise to people in several countries. Myanmar, Madagascar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Tanzania, Haiti
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  8. 2019-08-30 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 39. There are over 6,000 species of worms in the world, many of them not even named or studied. However, the farmer is interested in two main categories of earthworms, namely “deep burrowers” and “surface dwellers”. Deep burrowers include the common garden...
  9. 2019-08-30 Featured in this AN Backyard Vermicomposting Systems: Examples from Myanmar New Book Spotlight: Animal Integration and Feeding Strategies for the Tropical Smallholder Farm ECHO Asia Conference is fast approaching! Spotlight on plenary speakers and site visits! Call for Articles & Insights
  10. Abstract, International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, 2017 This review paper discusses the multipurpose uses of minor fruit Burmese grape (Baccaurea ramiflora Lour.).Burmese grape is a tree of tropical region of South East Asia mainly grown in Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar,...