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  1. 2011-10-20 The current drought and famine in the Horn of Africa are deeply distressing. The severe drought of the past year has put an estimated 12 million or more people in danger of starvation.
  2. 2011-10-20 An important part of ECHO’s ministry is sharing information about underutilized plants. Many of the seeds in our seed bank are for crops that have not been heavily researched, but that have been found to grow well under challenging conditions and that are already important to people in some...
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  4. 2017-10-04 Why is local food important? We will discuss a few topics related to local food: 1) Right now, local food is a trend that includes a focus on super foods, clean food, and supplements. 2) Local food touches on food sovereignty. Do we have a choice of what we eat? 3) Indigenous plants are still...
  5. 1978-01-01 This purpose of this work is to encourage research on alternative food sources in order to reverse the Malthusian theory that population growth will deplete our food supplies. Over 900 references are cited.
  6. The Forgotten Foods Network is a global initiative that collects and shares information on foods, recipes and traditions that are in danger of being lost. By creating this network, we will discover foods that can transform the way we eat and could nourish us in the future. We want you to share...
  7. The Forgotten Foods Network is a global initiative that collects and shares information on foods, recipes and traditions that are in danger of being lost. By creating this network, we will discover foods that can transform the way we eat and could nourish us in the future. We want you to share...
  8. Over the years it has become increasingly difficult for the more than 250 million Indians whose livelihood depends on agriculture, to make a sustainable income. Overcome by their extreme economic pressures, many take drastic steps to end their suffering. Reports suggest that, burdened by the...
  9. A SOLUTION THAT ENDS MALNUTRITION Food Plant Solutionscreates educational materials that explain what nutritional food is, why our bodies need it and how to grow and use it. Food Plant Solutionsfocuses on what are often neglected and underutilized plants, plants that are growing in and adapted to...
  10. 2022-01-01 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common leafy greens and vegetables of Uganda. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every...