1. 2015-01-05 In 2014 Rod Sebastian biked around the country of Burundi in Africa. As part of his gear he carried two "thumb drives" that he had received during training at ECHO. When Rod shared the ECHO resources on those drives with an agricultural development worker, it started a relationship that he...
  2. 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...
  3. 2014-12-29 Agricultural Prosperity in Dry Africa contains a wealth of practical suggestions for dealing with the problems facing dryland farmers in Africa. He discusses crops, strategies, and technologies that lead to increased production and income for farmers with limited resources.
  4. This is a collection of resources including presentation slides from ECHO events held in East Africa.ECHO publishes most of the materials from our conferences, forums and symposia to ECHOcommunity after an event for use by conference delegates and those who are unable to attend.
  5. The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional...
  6. 2015-03-08 REAP and anamed regularly conduct seminars in Kenya, in particular in Nairobi and western Kenya.As a result of these seminars, the distribution of artemisia starter kits and the work of our collaborating organisations, we are delighted to say that Natural Medicine is now being practised in many...
  7. Presentationslides from the East Africa Symposium held in Arusa Tanzania in Februaryare available for download.
  8. 2015-04-14 The Beating Famine Conference aims to showcase cost-effective, rapid methods of environmental restoration as a pathway to food security and adaptation to climate change. THEME & OBJECTIVES Theme The conference theme – cost effective, rapid methods of environmental restoration as a pathway...
  9. 2015-03-02 Robert Okumu-Obonya, ECHO Technical Advisor for the TOGETHER Program, an initiative of ECHO, Church World Service, and MAP International, with funding support from St. Mary’s United Methodist Church Foundation, reports on progress being made through a poultry vaccination program being implemented...
  10. 2015-03-24 The Habari Maalum Tree Nursery, outside of Arusha, Tanzania, provides over 200,000 tree seedlings per year to the surrounding villages. Until recently, HM has relied upon forest soil collected from the Olmotonyi Forest on the lower slopes of Mt Meruto replenish their nursery. Increasingly, there...