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  1. Key Resource Small-scale farming is a surprisingly complex enterprise with multiple areas of risk that also present opportunities for impact. -- David Erickson, CEO, ECHO "Small farmers produce much of the developing world's food. Yet they are generally much poorer than the rest of the population in these...  
  2. Key Resource Welcome to Access Agriculture Access Agriculture is a non-profit organisation that showcases agricultural training videos in local languages. We promote the transition towards organic farming and agroecology across the global South. To impact on rural livelihoods, please explore Access...  
  3. Key Resource Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics such as agriculture, disease and women's empowerment, into 2D, 2.5D and 3D animations, which are then voice overlaid into a diversity of languages from around the...  
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  5. The World Vegetable Center, an international nonprofit research and development institute, is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. They actively build networks and...
     
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  7. Economic growth alone cannot be considered as the main and only driver for households to change their energy-use-behavior, as other important drivers participate in forming these decisions, such as: environmental pressure, technological advancement, resource availability, the choices people make,...
     
  8. Sweet potatoes(Ipomoea batatas) are already the 6th or 7th most produced food crop in the world, surpassed onlyby wheat, rice, corn, potato, barley, and possibly cassava. Among the reasons that sweet potato is a great crop is that it is relatively easy to grow, relatively free of pests and...
     
  9. Feedipedia is an open access information system on animal feed resources that provides information on nature, occurrence, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 worldwide livestock feeds. Feedipedia is a joint project ofINRA(Institut National de la Recherche...
     
  10. Agronomy looks at agriculture from an integrated, holistic perspective. Agronomists are specialists in crop and soil science, as well as ecology. Some things they look at are: Theproperties of the soil; How thesoil interactswith the growing crop; Whatnutrients (fertilizers) the crop needs; When...