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  1. 2018-11-13 Based on ten years of experience, I will share how Puente a la Salud Comunitaria (Bridges to Community Health) has utilized a participatory approach to engage more than 30 communities in the adoption of amaranth and the promotion of food sovereignty. It is worth noting that the region suffers...  
  2. 2018-07-27 This is the fascinating story of amaranth, a crop from the ancient past that is being resurrected as a modern, nutritious, gluten-free food. First used over 6,000 years ago, amaranth reached its peak of popularity in the time of the Aztec empire in the early 1500s. After the arrival of Cortez and...  
  3. 2018-07-12 This video tells the story of Grain Amaranth - its growth and use. In addition, here is alinktoa video, filmed in Uganda in 2010----with testimonials by people living with AIDS. Their testimonials have also been validated by at least one controlled health study in Kenya.  
  4. 2017-03-13 Scientists warn that global fish stocks are on the verge of collapse due to the effects of climate change and overfishing, fueling concerns of increased malnutrition. This not only translates into less fish for human consumption but, ironically, impacts aquaculture as commercial fish feed...  
  5. 2015-11-17 This workshop will give participants an opportunity to learn more from a evaluation done six years after finishing a 10-year promotion of amaranth initiative that World Renew spearheaded in East Africa through their partnerships, especially in Kenya and Uganda. It will go over the scope, purpose,...  
  6. 2009-07-20 Many of you have graciously taken the time to fill out the seed harvest report form that accompanies each mailing of seeds from our seed bank. In reading reports from people in our network, we want to learn whether the seeds we are sending out have improved the lives of poor small-holder farmers....  
  7. 2008-07-20 Brief descriptions of annual underutilized crops for which ECHO provides seeds.  
  8. 2007-02-01 45 pages, illustrated, photos  
  9. 2006-07-20 A few comments and corrections regarding the amaranth article in EDN 91.  
  10. 2006-04-20 This exceptionally nutritious, high protein grain, that requires less rainfall than corn, has potential as a staple for the general population plus seems to offer special value in managing diseases such as HIV/AIDS.The Amaranth family contains more than 60 species (most of them wild) and...