1. 2014-01-01 Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is a versatile legume grown for human consumption as well as for soil improvement and animal fodder. It is the second most-planted grain legume in Africa (National Research Council, 2006). Though cultivated throughout the tropics, and thus familiar to smallholder...
  2. 2013-10-20 No matter how much you have tried to learnbefore taking on an agriculture project, gaps in knowledge are inevitable. You might even be working in the area of agriculture without any formal training in the subject. ECHO shares helpful agricultural information through our ECHOcommunity.org website,...
  3. Key Resource
    1988-04-01 So you want to help people in the tropics. Beautiful! The tropics are waiting for you. No matter what your abilities, you can make life better for others in the tropics. Your concern for the physical and spiritual well-being of people can be translated into fruitful service. Your first asset is...
  4. WELCOME to Tropical Production Systems. TPS is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to families with scarce economic resources on less-fertile hill-lands in the American, African and Asian Humid Lowland Tropics (tropical lands with over 1500 mm rainfall/yr and under 900m elevation). The...
  5. This is the index of publications from Tropical Production Systems. Technical Guides AGRO ETHNO ECOLOGY: Foodcrop-Livestock-Forestry Production in the Humid Lowland Tropics. Amazonian Edition 2016. Click here to download the English version in PDF (5.3MB Print Ready) Click here to download the...
  6. Key Resource 2001-12-28 This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...