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  1. Founded in 1993,Bees for Developmentwas the first organisation to articulate the reasons why beekeeping is such a useful tool for alleviating poverty while helping to retain biodiversity. We focus on simple methods of sustainable beekeeping, always using local bees and local materials. We have...  
  2. Abstract, Bioactive Molecules in Food, 2019 The demand for consumption of health promoting foods is growing worldwide due to the increased awareness of consumers on the impact of food on health. Traditional fermented foods prepared from cereals such as maize, rice, millet, or sorghum are common...  
  3. Practical Action uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. We enable poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions. Technologyis a key to ending poverty. Technology doesn’t mean just physical infrastructure, machinery...  
  4. In Niger, a social enterprise is using local plants that are resistant to the arid climate of the Sahel to produce nutritious food. The result is better incomes for farmers and a preserved environment. The nutritional value of the leaves, flowers, fruit and seeds of some 15 wild plants are being...  
  5. Key Resource 2007-01-20 Let’s Restore Our Land describes how church and community leaders came to realize that the soil that produces our food is becoming weak, and the forests that provide us with many resources are disappearing. They recognized that God has given us the responsibility to care for and protect these...  
  6. 2016-02-09 Event Cancelled Please note that the ECHO West Africa Anglophone Forum to be held in Ghana has been cancelled. This ECHO forum aims the strengthening of networking for the benefit of people fighting against hunger, poverty and those serving the poor in Africa. Plenary sessions will be conducted...  
  7. 2016-04-12 ECHO FIRST NIGERIAN FORUM This ECHO forum aims the strengthening of networking for the benefit of people fighting against hunger, poverty and those serving the poor in Africa. Plenary sessions will be conducted during three mornings by persons of value from Nigeria and from the West African...  
  8. 2016-09-27 We are pleased to inform you that the next ECHO forum on sustainable agriculture is expected in Ouagadougou in September 2016. This ECHO forum aims tostrengthen thecapacity of people struggling against hunger andpoverty byserving the poor in Africa. Plenary sessions will be conducted for three...  
  9. 2016-10-09 Transdisciplinary • Participatory • Action-Oriented • Systems-Based This course is designed for professional researchers, inspired practitioners, graduate students, extension agents and others.Prior Permaculture Design Course is recommended. Topics include: History and state of permaculture...  
  10. 2016-10-26 We are pleased to inform you that ECHO is organizing a workshop on sustainable agriculture in Tamale/GHANA. Check in willbe October 25th.