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  1. Key Resource 2010-01-01 For many years, conventional Western forestry methods have been applied, and exotic tree species promoted in Sahelian countries in order to combat desertification. Large and small projects were commissioned to curtail the assumed southward movement of the Sahara desert, but few made any lasting...  
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    2019-03-21 This Technical Note provides an overview of parasitic plants of agricultural significance in Africa. Parasitic weeds cause drought stress and stunted crops. Affected plants include cereal grains (e.g., sorghum [Sorghum bicolor] and maize [Zea mays]) and grain legumes (e.g., cowpea [Vigna...  
  3. Key Resource Sustainable Agriculture covers a wide range of topics: soil and water conservation, using organic matter to sustain soil fertility, pest management, cropping systems, livestock management, and many others. For agriculture to be sustainable, it must take into account not only the physical...  
  4. ECHO East Africa 4th Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture Best Practices - Videos  
  5. 12th – 14th February, 2019 Naura Spring Hotel Arusha, Tanzania  
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  7. The Amaranth Institute, ECHO East Africa, and World Vision Tanzania jointly organized this symposium with a great anticipation of the molding together of the topics discussed, as well as the networking which significantly impacts our future work together. A wide array of speakers with different...  
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  9. 12th – 14th February, 2019 Naura Spring Hotel Arusha, Tanzania  
  10. From March 1-3, 2016 ECHO East Africa hosted a sumposium in Nanyuki, Kenya on Best Practices in Pastoralist Areas. This meeting's aims were to disscuss ways in whichtto reduce poverty, hunger and physical hardship by engaging pastoralists more effectively to adapt their pastoralist systems: to...