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  1. 2014-11-18 Climate change will have its worst effects on the world’s poorest people. Perennial crops and agroforestry systems can help reduce the effects of climate change by sequestering carbon, while also helping to address social and environmental challenges through restoration of degraded land,...  
  2. 2014-11-18 Animal agriculture – the integration of domesticated animals of all types with agriculture practices.Sustainable development – the overused and oftentimes misunderstood or misrepresented concept of “improving” something and having that last for a “long period of time”.Ecological restoration – the...  
  3. 2014-11-17 Related to an initiative for street children in Nyeri, Kenya to empower them to start their own businesses, inquiries revealed that animal feed preservation for the growing dairy industry was a business opportunity. Low-cost harvesting and baling equipment was introduced in 2010 to facilitate...
     
  4. 2014-11-19 The world relies on just five crops for more than 50 percent of their food intake.If anything happened to any one of these crops, millions would starve to death.In her presentation Penny will explain why it is important to select underutilized, nutritious crops, and learn everything you can about...  
  5. 2014-11-20 Toxic synthetic chemicals such as pesticides and pharmaceutical residues are a major threat to drinking water safety worldwide. Unfortunately, major international water development initiatives focus exclusively on microbial pathogens (the most immediate threat to health) while neglecting...  
  6. 2021-03-30 Download TN97 Read online Cultivating plants, sharing seeds and cuttings with neighbors, and seeking better crop varieties are as old as agriculture. We use the word “nursery” for places where we care for and nurture things that are precious and vulnerable, like children and plants. Creating...
     
  7. 2021-04-21 In this issue: Families Benefited with Dairy Goats Project A Research Project:Packed Biogas in Bags Green Manure/ Cover Crops: jack bean Download EAN 7 Packed Biogas in Bags: a research project Harold Msanya Excerpt: Evelyn Mguo’s family is a consumer of bagged biogas who participated in phase...
     
  8. 2021-06-14 Featured in this AN Download AN 46 African Swine Fever Virus: Overview and Prevention on the Small Farm [Editor’s Note: For questions, comments, or personal experience on this topic visit ECHOcommunity Conversations: African Swine Fever Virus] [Example] Small FarmBiosecurity Plan for the...
     
  9. 2021-04-14 28th-30thSeptember 2021 You are cordially invited to join us for the 6th ECHO East Africa Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies 2021. We hope that you will make time to gather online with us at this very important and effective event for learning, information...
     
  10. 2021-01-20 In this issue: Perennial Vegetables and Nutrition From ECHO's Seed Bank: Factors to Consider when Selecting a Pigeon Pea Variety Echoes from our Network: 2020 ECHO International Agriculture Conference Books, Websites, and Other Resources:ECHOcommunity Mobile App Announcement Download EDN 150...