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  1. 2019-10-01 Dr. Shafer will talk about his successes organizing profitable small farmer biochar social enterprises and also his newest project to create very low-cost field-to-market cold store systems that allow farmers to grow delicate, high value crops and get them to market in good shape. He uses a...  
  2. 2019-10-01 This workshop will explore the uses of vetiver as a soil erosion control grass.  
  3. 2019-10-01 Scaling-up is especially important for agriculture, rural development and nutrition because of persistent global challenge of food security and rural poverty. As early as 1980s, scaling-up emerged as a challenge among NGOs since their interventions were typically small in scale but adapting...  
  4. 2019-10-01 Understanding the current need for SALT technology. Most of the time, crop production and animal backyard raising go together, just to meet the economic need of the rural farmers. Right technology creates the right production and right production helps to uplift the economy of the farmers.  
  5. 2019-10-01 Malnutrition posed a big challenge for development and children are most vulnerable. School children can only maximize their potentials and educational outcomes if their nutrition is given attention. The integrated school nutrition model is an approach that looks at leveraging the nutrition...  
  6. 2019-10-01 Seed saving is an important pratice for small-scale farmers. Each crop is unique, and therefore each seed needs to be cleaned in a different way. In this workshop, Khun Wah will share her years of experience cleaning and saving seed of underutilized edible crop varieties that are important to SE...  
  7. 2019-10-01 This workshop will be given in English with Thai translation. Animal feed represents 70% of the costs involved in modern animal production. This creates a significant problem for small-scale farmers as it allows for very little financial margin. This workshop will explore how to reduce this...  
  8. 2019-10-01 An exploration of the need for a shift in the current paradigm of human "waste" and the pleasingly simple science that offers a solution; we will look at the different sanitation situations around the world, how and why they may be problematic, discuss the most appropriate ecological solutions on...  
  9. 2019-10-01 Agroforestry systems are encouraged in farming systems in the developed and the developing countries, due to the multifunctional role of agroforestry in enhancing agronomic productivity, co-production of diversity of food products for balanced nutrition and provision of environmental ecosystem...  
  10. 2019-10-01 This two part session will give an overview of what regenerative agriculture is, using case studies of the potential for regenerative agriculture to heal ecosystems and sequester carbon, while producing food. A quickly growing movement in both the Global North and the Global South, regenerative...