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  1. Key Resource 1999-01-01 2 copies Participatory Rural Appraisal and Planning is a methodology which combines different participatory tools. The approach allows community groups to appraise and analyze their realities, and formulate realistic project proposals based on local needs. This workbook is based on field...  
  2. Key Resource 1989-03-01 Indigenous knowledge systems permeate all that we do and think and believe, The have evolved from years of experience and trial-and-error problem solving by groups of people working to meet the challenges they face in their local environments, drawing on the the resources they have at hand.  
  3. 2010-01-20 To answer questions about rights to resources in your community, you need to understand the ways people claim and own resources in your region. Ownership defines who can do what with different resources. Four questions that need to be answered.  
  4. 2014-01-01 https://www.echocommunity.org/resources/71356f86-d90a-4032-9775-681c581fa715What if you are working in a community when disaster strikes it? What steps toward recovery can you take in such a situation? And what actions can be taken beforehand to minimize the damage from a large-scale,...  
  5. 2005-07-20 Over the years ECHO has been asked to give advice concerning whether or not to use hybrid seed. We carry very few hybrid varieties in our seed bank because we expect people who receive seed to multiply it locally. Now some new information about this old question, specifically about maize, has...  
  6. 2006-01-20 FMNR is a form of tree coppicing and hence depends on the presence of living tree stumps that resprout after cutting.  
  7. 2004-07-01 Training in tire gardening was done with women in Mauritania. After the training, each woman was given several small packets of seeds and encouraged to start a garden. When we arrived in Kiffa, the only vegetable gardens that could be found were in an ancient riverbed (known as a Wadi) northwest...  
  8. 1999-03-19 Three programs in Honduras have been looking for ways that poor hillside farmers can capture rainwater in their own fields and hold it there for two or three months. This water could then be used for supplemental irrigation during droughts or for extending the cropping season into the dry season....  
  9. 1999-10-19 Stefan Cherry shares insights from a community in Cameroon where Tephrosia vogelii is an integral part of the farming system.  
  10. 1992-06-19 Courses for water, engineering and development offered through Loughborough University in the UK.