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  1. Key Resource 2011-01-01 A sand dam is a reinforced concrete wall built across a seasonal river to hold underground water in sand (see above photo of Nzaaya Muisyo sand dam, Eastern province, Kenya). It is initially built one meter high and up to 90 meters across. During the heavy and erratic seasonal rains, the water...  
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    2011-01-01 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...  
  3. Key Resource 2011-01-01 Lack of food security is one of the biggest challenges that Central Africans face each day as they toil in their gardens, trying to produce enough food to simply feed their families and afford other expenses in life such as health care or schooling for their children. Main factors limiting...  
  4. 2011-01-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #8 Introduction The genus Zanthoxylum (familyRutaceae) contains a fascinatinggroup of plants found around theworld from the tropics to temperatezones. With over 200 species,ranging from small shrubs to largetrees, Zanthoxylum spp. arecharacterized by sharp...  
  5. 2011-01-01 Zanthoxylum: A Low-Profile Asian Crop with Great Potential Build Your Own Seed Germination Cabinet for Testing Seed Viability  
  6. 2011-01-01 This booklet discribes everything you would need to know to grow vegetables in a tropical cllimate. 50 pages  
  7. 2011-01-01 This notebook contains a wide variety of information on community development in Haiti. multiple pages, ilustrations, photos  
  8. 2010-10-20 We often come across interesting material related to articles in EDN that could not fit into the available space in the issue. We share the most relevant of those here.
     
  9. 2010-10-20 Reducing Moisture Content of Seeds Prior to Storage Photos of Modified Seed Dryer Global Weather and Climate Information Moringa Use in Mzenga, Tanzania Human Urine as a Fertilizer
     
  10. 2010-10-01 Charcoal Production in 200-Liter Horizontal Drum Kilns An Introduction to Wood Vinegar Tropical Agriculture Workshop