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  1. This manual discusses different methods of rain water harvesting - mortar jar, brick jar, and partially below ground tank. Also included are directions for the manufacture of the tank, tank cover and tank pump. ...  
  2. 1978-01-19 A self study course on raising huge quantities of fresh vegetables where there is poor soil, little space and only simple hand tools. These vegetables do not require good agricultural land, that does not require equipment and money but does require hand labor and the simple application of...  
  3. 1994-01-01 Educational chart project developed by Jan Powell, Ray McNeilan, JR & Associates, Consulting No page numbers, illustrated  
  4. 1999-03-19 Three programs in Honduras have been looking for ways that poor hillside farmers can capture rainwater in their own fields and hold it there for two or three months. This water could then be used for supplemental irrigation during droughts or for extending the cropping season into the dry season....  
  5. 2007-03-01 This book features both common and hard-to-find fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and bamboo for Southwest Florida. It includes fruiting trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, fruiting vines, brambles, tropical vegetables, herbs, spices, bamboo, tropical and subtropical fruit tree ripening chart,...  
  6. 2010-04-01 https://www.echocommunity.org/resources/eb967d93-10ff-4c3d-a238-86ac0382bd68ECHO has considered how our resources can be most helpful in light of the recent devastating earthquake near Port Au Prince, Haiti. Our main strength is in the area of agricultural information relevant to development...  
  7. 2011-01-01 This booklet discribes everything you would need to know to grow vegetables in a tropical cllimate. 50 pages  
  8. 2011-04-20 A sand dam provides a low-cost, low-tech and low maintenance water point with large payback in easily accessible water year round. Community ownership and involvement is integral in the introduction of a sand dam.  
  9. 2011-07-20 A visitor to ECHO from Nigeria told former intern Randall Fish about a method of creating fences using bamboo.  
  10. 2016-10-18 Bamboo’s reputation is largely based upon intrinsic peculiarities of certain varieties. The plant can grow a meter a day and is the staple diet for giant pandas; though a grass, it can grow to 30 meters tall with hollow wooden stems which are stronger than steel; and bamboo has a reproductive...