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  1. Our Best Practices Notes (BPNs) are concise summaries of interventions or approaches that have consistently proven to be effective in improving the lives of small-scale farmers in parts of the world where resources are limited. The practices discussed in each BPN are those that ECHO staff are...
     
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  3. General Technical Documents are resources made available through ECHOcommunity.org that are not currently part of an ECHO periodical publication such as ECHO Development Notes or ECHO Technical Notes. These resources may or may not be published by ECHO, but have been made available to the...
     
  4. Documents provided by ECHO network members in Haiti to serve the Creole language.  
  5. Our research focuses on the agricultural needs of resource-limited, small-scale farmers. We strive to contribute perspective that has not been extensively researched by others. In many instances, this involves starting with innovations (e.g., use of green manures) that have proven successful but...
     
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  7. At the center of our work is ECHO Development Notes (EDN), which we send quarterlyto thousands of people in over 160 countries in three languages (English, French, and Spanish). In EDN we share the most helpful, practical information that we come across about growing food under difficult...
     
  8. There is often a critical gap between knowing what could be helpful and then making that information known so that it can be put into practice. Filling that gap is the specialty of an organization called Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS; www.meas-extension.org/). MEAS has...
     
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  10. AMARANTH TO ZAI HOLES;Ideas for growing FoodUnder Difficult Conditions (1996) Laura S. MeitznerandMartin L. Price This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a...