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  1. Key Resource 2010-01-01 Farming communities in the semi-arid tropical regions of Africa are becoming particularly vulnerable and face enormous challenges for their survival. Climate change, diminishing and unreliable rainfall, traditional mono culture cropping farming practices, high population growth, frequent famines...  
  2. Key Resource 2010-01-01 For many years, conventional Western forestry methods have been applied, and exotic tree species promoted in Sahelian countries in order to combat desertification. Large and small projects were commissioned to curtail the assumed southward movement of the Sahara desert, but few made any lasting...  
  3. 2010-01-01 The Amazing Effects of Rice Straw Preserving Bamboo with Borates ECHO Agricultural Conference for Northeast India  
  4. 2010-01-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #4 Does rice straw have any value? Looking at the practices of most farmers, it seems not! The burning of rice straw is a common sight during the harvest period in many parts of Asia. Yet a number of farmers think otherwise. One of them is Isidro Prado from...  
  5. 2010-01-01 This treadle grindstone can spin a 6” abrasive wheel (of the type used on electric tool grinders) at up to 3000 rpm by means of a single treadle operated by the person using the grinder. Although rotational speed is similar to electric grinders, power is lower therefore short or light grinding...  
  6. 2010-01-01 The purpose of this document is to show several water pump designs constructed from PVC pipe, explain how to manufacture them, and discuss pump performance and how to improve on these designs. What’s Inside: Pump Design Manufacturing Process Pump Performance Appendix Cite this article as:...  
  7. 2010-01-01 Notebook, various paged sections, tables  
  8. 2010-01-20 We often come across interesting material related to articles in EDN that could not fit into the available space in the issue. We share the most relevant of those here.
     
  9. 2010-01-20 Effect of Sprouting on the Nutrition of Grain and Legume Seeds Alternative Germination Mixes for Starting Transplants Seeds of a Warm-Weather Carrot to Try Important Resources about Trees of Haiti Resource Rights
     
  10. 2010-04-01 Agriculture Components for Small Institutions: Realistic Expectations and Best Practices Asian Plant Name Databases