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  1. 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...  
  2. 2018-01-15 Those interested in preparing for short/long-term involvement in agricultural development internationally are encouraged to participate in this one-week course held two times a year. Course participants will gain an introduction to aspects of poverty and community development and an orientation...  
  3. 2018-04-30 Permaculture or Permanent Agriculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, and resilience of natural ecosystems. This deliberate design is based on the ethics of caring for others and creation while cultivating a fair share for...  
  4. 2018-07-23 Those interested in preparing for short/long-term involvement in agricultural development internationally are encouraged to participate in this one-week course held two times a year. Course participants will gain an introduction to aspects of poverty and community development and an orientation...  
  5. 2018-09-10 Did you know that of 250,000 identified plant species worldwide that only 30 species provide 95 percent of our global food energy needs? And that only three of these crops – wheat, maize and rice – provide half of the world’s food? With severe weather extremes and other risks to global food...  
  6. 2018-11-13 The ECHO International Conference has its own website for up-to-the-minute information on speakers and schedules. Visitus at conference.echocommunity.org This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the ECHO International Agriculture Conference held in Fort Myers, FL! We hope that you will make plans...  
  7. 2018-11-25 The University of California, Davis has opened registration for Class IVof the African Plant Breeding AcademySMin collaboration with The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), The Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa...  
  8. 2019-01-07 Registration has reached capacity. We are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Those interested in preparing for short to long-term involvement in international agriculture development are encouraged to participate in this five-day course. Topics and discussions will be centered on...  
  9. 2019-02-18 This course will dive into the agricultural systems that are used on small tropical farms. Learn how to utilize perennial crops to your advantage! This course will give hands on experience to those who are interested in kick starting a small tropical farm system. Each subject taught will be given...  
  10. 2019-07-15 Agroforestry is the agricultural practice of combining the management of annual crops and/or animals with trees. Agroforestry systems, largely composed of perennial crops, offer the resilience needed to address extreme climatic issues such as drought and torrential rain, along with social and...