1. Israel Araya is a rice producer in Bagaces, Costa Rica, whose conventional farming practices resulted in unsuccessful harvests, and, consequently, substantial losses. He could never have imagined that a virtual course would open the door to innovation. In 2018, after 34 years of farming, Israel...
  2. 2019-09-09 ECHOcommunity Network Member Spotlight My name is Thomas and I work for Seeds for a Future in Suchitepequez, Guatemala. We have a very well-working nutrition program called "Casa-Granja" to support rural families on an improved healthy diet. Malnutrition and Food Insecurity create a vicious cycle...
  3. Our approach takes rural families through a 2-year program to help them improve their health and living conditions by combining home garden plant and animal production with knowledge of nutrition, kitchen hygiene and healthy diets, especially for young children. With weekly coaching and...
  4. Abstract, The Scientific World Journal, 2012 Coffea arabicaL. (arabica coffee), the only tetraploid species in the genusCoffea, represents the majority of the world's coffee production and has a significant contribution to Nicaragua's economy. The present paper was conducted to determine the...
  5. The AASD is a trusted, recognized community-based organization in the Cusco region of Peru. TheCenter for Andean Studiesis the place whereacademiaandindigenous culturecome together to share and collaborate. Through this interaction, we learn from the amazing strengths of Andean culture while...
  6. El “Acceso de las mujeres indígenas a la tierra, el territorio y los recursos naturales en América Latina y el Caribe”, elaborado por la Antropóloga Maya K’ichee’, Doctora y Maestra en Antropología Social Irma A. Velásquez Nimatuj, ofrece una panorámica regional sobre la temática junto con casos...
  7. 2019-08-26 We invite you to participate in a conference that would help strengthen connections amongst those working in the agricultural sector in Haiti and spend time learning from one another.Konferans Agrikòl Nò (Northern Agriculture Conference) will be held August 26-30 in Gros-Morne, Artibonite...
  8. 2019-09-30 The 10th GFRAS Annual Meeting, whose topic is"Role of RAS in Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management"will take place atRoyalton Negril, Jamaicabetween30 September and 4 October 2019. Side Events are planned to take place on September 30th, the main meeting between October 1-3, and a General...
  9. 2019-07-03 This event has been cancelled due to the civil unrest in Haiti at this time. -- Join us on July 3rd, 2:00-5:00 PM at Haiti Communitere for this networking event to connect with colleagues working in agriculture development in Haiti and learn about each other's work, including brief presentations...
  10. The Latin American Forest Genetic Resources Network (LAFORGEN) contributes to developing effective mechanisms for the conservation and sustainable use of Forest Genetic Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean. Forest genetic resources are essential for communities who rely on timber and...