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  1. As you work in agricultural development, there may be times that you find yourself wondering about the answer to a specific question you have. For example, should plants be spaced 30 cm or 60 cm apart to achieve the highest yield? Which one of three tomato cultivars would grow best in a...  
  2. ECHO publications referenced in this document include ECHO Development Notes (EDN), East Africa Notes (EAN), Technical Notes (TN), and ECHO East Africa Symposium (EEAS) presentations. Technical Notes and EDN issues can be found by clicking on the “Publications” tab on ECHO’s networking site,...  
  3. After 15 years of EDN, I guess it is not too much to include a bit of levity. Economists, agronomists and planners of late Have discovered a new way to pontificate. Beyond mere jargon, like "Success Enhancement," "Integrated Development," and "Rural Advancement." Working in all their infinite...
     
  4. Tephrosia purpurea (Swahili: kibaazi, kibazi, mibaazi, mtupa, utupa wa kibaazi, utupa wa kingindo, utupa wa mrima) is a multipurpose legume tree with strong insecticidal properties. It grows to a height of two meters within the first year of planting.
     
  5. For many of us the idea of “research” is scary. We are not trained in it. We picture rigorous statistical analyses that we are unfamiliar with. We have seen glossy scientific journals with technical words that we do not understand. Besides, isn’t our goal to directly help smallholder farmers? Why...  
  6. A Combination of Approaches to Conserve Soil and Water Tephrosia: A Multipurpose Tree for GM/CC, Soil Conservation and IPM  
  7. 1996-10-19 The Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association Joins the FACT Net Book Review: Multipurpose Trees and Shrubs: Sources of Seeds and Inoculants Honey-Producing Trees Suitable for Multiple Use Book Review: Trees and Shrubs of the Sahel: Their Characteristics and Uses Species Selection for Different Climates...
     
  8. 1996-10-19 ICRAF: the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry Principles of Agroforestry A Tool Kit for Folks Involved in Agroforestry Review: Agroforestry Today Review: "Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn" Bulletin Agroforestry Study Tours Book Review: Restoration Forestry Review: A Networking...
     
  9. 1996-10-19 Intent Networks Professionals Economic Development Programs at Eastern College Consulting as a Career Option Volunteers in Cooperative Assistance
     
  10. 1996-10-19 All these plants are grown as annuals.