1. Featuring agroforestry's role in the protective and ameliorative roles to enchance productivity and sustainability.
  2. This book discusses sciences and practices of grassland farming in tropical regions. For generations the indigenous farmer of the tropics has derived his income from cash crops such as cocoa, coffee, oil palm etc. after the immediate needs of his family are met by growing food crops. It is only...
  3. This manual contains information on Production constraints, Strategies, Post Harvest Technology and Research on Cassava in Africa.
  4. 2017-02-09 This session will demonstrate Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) as a low-cost, sustainable land-restoration technique used to combat poverty and hunger amongst poor subsistence farmers in developing countries by increasing food, fodder and livelihood production, while enhancing...
  5. 2013-10-20 In Chiang Mai, Thailand, during the late1990s, I became aware of farming practices that utilized beneficial microorganisms to enhance small farm resources and production in the tropics. Such techniques, enabling soil recovery and improving smallscale crop and livestock production, blended...
  6. 2012-04-20 Many of you are already familiar withECHO’s previously published book,Amaranth to Zai Holes (A-Z ), acompilation of the first 51 issues ofEDN . Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmersis a sequel to A-Z , with contentdrawn primarily from issues 52 through100 of EDN , but also containing...
  7. 2015-02-03
  8. 2017-08-15 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 32. Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) contain high-quality food properties and are very good protein and energy sources on a daily per hectare basis of production (Frusciante et al. 2000). Potatoes are grown mostly in cool climate areas. In the tropics, they...
  9. 2017-10-05 The Sloping Agriculture Land Technologies (SALT) were developed in the Philippines more than 30 years ago. They were developed with local farmers incorporating some key principles for farming the uplands in the humid tropics such as soil erosion control, fertility management through use of plant...
  10. 1997-01-01 The directory contains lists of a variety of organizations producing journals and newsletters on tropical forests. Names of organizations, addresses, phone number, emails, and focus are all provided.