1. General description and special characteristics – An upright, branched annual mainly grown forgrain. Young leaves and stems can be eaten like cooked spinach. The characteristically large inflorescences are bushy and somewhat droopy, containing many seeds which are high in protein. Varieties –...
  2. General description and special characteristics – An upright branched annual of which the young leaves and stems are eaten like cooked spinach. Amaranthus tricolor originates from tropical Asia and is one of the major leafy vegetables in South and Southeast Asia. Varieties – Tigerleaf: green leaf...
  3. Plant Information customized to the ECHO Asia Seed Bank. These seeds are available from the Asia Seed Bank only for shipment within Asia. Please go to The ECHO Asia Seed Bank for more information on ordering.
  4. 2016-02-02 ECHO Asia, in conjunction with the CSSDD (social development arm) of the Myanmar Baptist Convention will be conducting a Myanmar Agriculture and Community Development Workshop in Pyin Oo Lwin, outside of Mandalay, from February 2-5, 2016. Anyone working in agriculture and community development...
  5. 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...
  6. Resources from the Cambodia Seed Saving Workshop held on December 2-3 at Ntuk Nti Farm,Cambodia ECHO Asia, in conjunction with International Cooperation Cambodia (ICC) and Ntuk Nti, with funding from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP-USA) held a seed saving workshop in Sen Monorem, Mondulkiri...
  7. 2015-12-02 Defining neglected and underutilized plant species, why they are important, how they relate to agro-biodiversity, and how they can be identified through the use of community surveys
  8. 2014-03-17 This audio slideshow reveals how the ECHO Asia Seedbanksaves and distributes underutilised seeds for free.
  9. The ECHO Asia Impact Center seeks to extend the services of ECHO to help those working with the poor in Asia to be more effective, especially in the area of agriculture. The ECHO Asia Impact Center functions primarily as a technical support organization helping community development organizations...
  10. Upcoming conferences and workshops in Asia.