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  2. Presentation files from the ECHO Agriculture and Community Development Conference held in Managua, Nicaragua in 2016.  
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  4. This collection lists organizations, communities of practice, and partner networks working in Latin America and the Caribbean in areas relevant to ournetwork members in the region (e.g. small-scale farming, agroecology, community development, local seed systems, appropriate technology,...  
  5. ECHO Network members in Haiti produce development notes in Creole.  
  6. Documents provided by ECHO network members in Haiti to serve the Creole language.  
  7. Inca nut is a semi-woody, vining, perennial plant in the Euphorbiaceae family native to the high altitude rain forests of the Andes in South America. It is grown for the large seed and seed oil, used in cooking. Raw seeds are inedible, but roasting after shelling makes them palatable. The viscous...  
  8. ECHO Latin America and Caribbean Notes is an electronic technical bulletin containing articles of interest to farmers and Development in the regions of Latin America and the Caribbean. The goal is to provide you with information that directly impacts your practices. We appreciate your comments...  
  9. Some tropical crops contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can cause cyanide poisoning, with varying effects depending on cyanide levels and how long a...  
  10. La naturaleza sirve al hombre desde la creación del mundo. Los antepasados observaron los beneficios que esta proporciona y especialmente el árbol de ojoche e hicieron uso de él. Dado a las situaciones que se vivían en sus tiempos, un ejemplo claro de ellas era los escasez de alimentos causados...