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  1. 2018-08-08 Session: Pastoralist livestock convert low quality feed into high quality proteins with essential amino acids that cannot be sourced from plants. Large parts of the world are not arable as they are too dry or steep or too cold or too hot for successful cultivation. However, they can still used...  
  2. 2017-11-15  
  3. 2017-11-14 Margaret Tagwira will share about the successful promotion of chaya in Zimbabwe  
  4. 2017-11-15  
  5. 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...  
  6. 2015-11-20 Some tropical crops contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can cause cyanide poisoning, with varying effects depending on cyanide levels and how long a...  
  7. 2015-11-18 Village Savings and Lending Associations (VSLA), a form of micro-banking in rural communities, allows smallholder farmers to acquire the capital required to invest in their agricultural enterprises, while also serving as a gateway to learn about new innovations in agriculture. This presentation...  
  8. 2012-12-20  
  9. 2017-11-14 The Asian Rural Institute teaches servant leadership on an organic farm. Hear from a graduate how that impacted her work in Cambodia and Northeast India. Learn how you could get involved as a volunteer, intern or participant at ARI.  
  10. 2019-11-19 Session :Who are the next leaders in international agricultural development work? The leadership gap continues to grow, especially in the non-profit sector. We will discuss a basic framework for leadership development, skills needed, and the role you can play through mentoring. Join this session...