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  1. Key Resource 2015-09-21 The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is a method of raising rice that produces substantially higher yields with the planting of far fewer seedlings and the use of fewer inputs than either traditional methods (i.e., flooding) or more “modern” methods (using mineral fertilizer or...  
  2. Key Resource 2015-02-16 Tropical root and tuber crops are consumed as staples in parts of the tropics and should be considered for their potential to produce impressive yields in small spaces. They provide valuable options for producing food under challenging growing conditions. Cassava and taro, for instance, are...  
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    2015-11-04 Active learning and exchange of knowledge are key to farmer adoption of beneficial agricultural innovations. Community health worker (CHW) and community animal health worker (CAHW) programs have led to a rich body of knowledge about extension, much of which is applicable to efforts aimed towards...  
  4. 2015-05-19 A participatory learning approach, applied at each stage of a community development project, is crucial to reaching the level of stakeholder involvement needed for lasting, positive change. The use of participatory survey and planning methods in the development process encourages community...  
  5. 2015-05-13 As extension programs must increasingly accomplish more with less, information and communication technology (ICT) can be utilized to ensure that vital information continues to reach rural agriculture communities in developing countries. This document, drawn from MEAS / USAID Brief # 1: Options...  
  6. 2015-08-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #25  
  7. 2015-08-01 Bringing Balance and Caution to Tropical Forage Crops Farm-Generated Feed: Hog Feed Production Book Review: Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change Book Reivew: Where There is No Animal Doctor ECHO Asia Note 24 Correction A Letter from the Director: Call For Articles, Insights  
  8. 2015-04-30 This document draws from the MEAS brief #3Adaptation under the New Normal of Climate Change: The Future of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. Written for extension and advisory service providers, the MEAS brief contains insights helpful to practitioners working to develop strategies...  
  9. 2015-04-01 In This Issue: Biennial Symposium Announcements New resources ECHO East Africa News  
  10. 2015-09-20 Making and Testing an Alternative Herbicide for Smallholder Applications An Introduction to the Mound, Reservoir, and Paddy Model of Water Management Options for Smallholder Farms: Water Management Design Principles A Small Farm Water Management Case Study: Fighting Climate Change and Promoting...