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  1. 2019-02-12 Session: Ken’s research focuses on smallholder farming systems in sub-Saharan Africa, and in particular problems of soil fertility with emphasis on nitrogen fixation by legumes and the temporal and spatial dynamics of resources within crop/livestock farming systems. Biographical information: Ken...  
  2. 2019-02-13 Session: There exists a perfect synergy between research and community perceptions and expectations in agro-ecology. Farmer involvement provides evidence-based research questions and fosters in-depth research and constructive findings for the society. The presentation shares strategies for farmer...  
  3. 2019-02-13 Session: How can we support the extreme poor to be better enabled (with regards to having sufficient food security) to commit to learning and executing CA? It’s “addressing poverty before production” in parallel with CA training, as the extremely poor (yet capable) can choose not to work on...  
  4. 2019-03-12 Guest Post by ECHOcommunity member:Muneezay Jaffery This is part 2of a series describing how one network organization is progressing with development of training facilities and curriculum. Whilst working on the planning and build, our aim was to “repackage” what horticulture means within a rural...  
  5. 2019-03-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction gardening and root crops inthe Philippines. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are very...  
  6. 2019-05-23 Green manure/cover crops (gm/ccs) enrich the soil while providing numerous other benefits such as weed suppression and food for human and/or animal consumption. Understanding their functions, selecting gm/ccs for specific growing conditions, and knowing how to integrate them on small-scale...
     
  7. 2019-10-01 Scaling-up is especially important for agriculture, rural development and nutrition because of persistent global challenge of food security and rural poverty. As early as 1980s, scaling-up emerged as a challenge among NGOs since their interventions were typically small in scale but adapting...  
  8. 2019-10-01 Malnutrition posed a big challenge for development and children are most vulnerable. School children can only maximize their potentials and educational outcomes if their nutrition is given attention. The integrated school nutrition model is an approach that looks at leveraging the nutrition...  
  9. 2019-10-01 Agroforestry systems are encouraged in farming systems in the developed and the developing countries, due to the multifunctional role of agroforestry in enhancing agronomic productivity, co-production of diversity of food products for balanced nutrition and provision of environmental ecosystem...  
  10. 2019-10-02 Climate smart agriculture provides new opportunities for addressing the need for local adaptation, livelihoods, agro biodiversity conservation, and better nutrition.Climate smart villages provide platforms for ensuring that various interventions converge where it matters the most: local levels....