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  1. 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...  
  2. Brent is an extension professor of International Horticulture at the University of Kentucky. He has worked for 33 years in small farm extension and research, 15 of which were in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar. He most recently worked as Agriculture Program Director with the NGO...  
  3. Sjoerd is a Soil Management Specialist in the Crop Management Extension Group at Penn State University. His work concentrates on sustainable intensification using conservation agriculture. He has helped destitute youth in Kenya start a hay baling business using appropriate technologies and is...  
  4. 2015-06-16 "Aquaponics is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculturewith hydroponics in a symbiotic environment." (Wikipedia) By combining these two systems farmers are able to increase their yield, decrease costs and deal sustainably with some of the challenges of hydroculture. In...  
  5. While technologies have revolutionized agriculture and created growth in wealthier countries and regions, 90 percent of the produced food in Sub-Saharan Africa is harvested and processed by hand—resulting in low yields and poor quality products with limited market potential. Women farmers are...  
  6. This animation describes the process of electing a management committee. We discuss how decisions are made collectively and how a committee is elected as part of this process. It is the second animation out of six in the Microfinance Animation Series. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO)...  
  7. The following video describes how to start a savings group. It includes how to form a group, how to organize the group and then how to organizing a savings box. This variation of the animation was created for World Renew. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...  
  8. The following video describes how to start a savings group. It includes how to form a group, how to organize the group and then how to organizing a savings box. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics...  
  9. This animation describes the concept of fines that can be applied when one misses a group meeting and in the same order, fines that can be applied when one misses a savings payment. It is the third animation out of six in the microfinance animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders...  
  10. This animation describes the process of electing a management committee. We discuss how decisions are made collectively and how a committee is elected as part of this process. This variation of the animation was created for World Renew. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a...