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  1. 2017-11-10 Rapid developments in the Asia-Pacific region are presenting new challenges to provide healthy food environments for all that promote access to nutritious, safer and affordable diets. This changing environment has led to a growing and multi-faceted malnutrition crisis. Clearly, we are now at a...
     
  2. 2017-02-07 With over 1,000 different species of bamboo in the world, the plant remains essential source of food, implements, and construction materials. In this hands-on workshop participants will be exposed to dozens of useful tropical varieties of bamboo. They will gain practical insights related to the...
     
  3. 2017-01-16 Course Description: Those interested in preparing for short/long-term involvement in agricultural development internationally are encouraged to participate in this one-week course held four times a year. Course participants will gain an introduction to aspects of poverty and community development...
     
  4. 2017-08-14 As a development worker ormissionary, where do you start? How might you ensure that development efforts will be relevant, realistic, and community-owned? This five-day course will cover the basics of effective community development. Using proven participatory methods, experienced community...
     
  5. 2017-08-24 Description from the event coordinators: Come and learn about this amazing tool for equipping the poor and ushering in the promised abundant life of Christ, in the “agricultural domain”. This three day seminar will cover all three integrated spheres of influence - Biblical, Management, and...  
  6. 2017-12-05 Since accepting its first intern in 1981, ECHO has guided the professional development of more than 245 interns. ECHO’s Internship is a paid, 14-month program. It provides an opportunity for professional and personal growth for college graduates pursuing a career in international community...
     
  7. 2017-05-22 Seed availability for small-scale farmers can be unpredictable and unreliable. Commercial products are often out of reach financially or geographically and can lead to loss of biodiversity. ECHO's seed banks provide sample packets of seeds to evaluate for potential crop production in challenging...  
  8. 2017-05-09 The first edition of ECHO Central America / Caribbean Notes (CACN) presented the article “Making Silage in Vichada“written by Dexter B. Dombro. From this article we learned that silage is an important supplement to feed livestock during long droughts when grasses dry up and lose nutrients. Silage...
     
  9. 2017-07-17 In This Issue: Crop monitoring for early detection of insect pests A mystery lychee-related illness is solved Do all parts of a chaya plant contain hydrocyanic acid? Echoes from our Network: Women and Agriculture response from SaraDelaney on Farming as a Family Business From ECHO's Seed Bank: Are...
     
  10. 2017-11-17 This short film was selected as one of the top eight entries in the Youth Agroecology Short Film Competition, a collaboration between theAgroecology Learning Alliancein Southeast Asia and theLuang Prabang Film Festival. Selected from dozens of submissions from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and...