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  1. 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...
     
  2. 2019-04-26 In this issue: Learning about and from local seed systems Germination to Detoxify Jack Bean Techniques to Boost Plants’ Stress Tolerance and Extend Fruit Marketability From ECHO's Seed Bank:Fever Tree Books, Web Sites and Other Resources:Planetary Health Diet Proposal Download EDN 143 Learning...
     
  3. 2019-04-17 Guest Post by ECHOcommunity member:Muneezay Jaffery This is part 3of a series describing how one network organization is progressing with development of training facilities and curriculum. The team are now doing village outreach work with banners and hand-outs at the ready. There are challenges...  
  4. 2019-03-27 ECHO's newestTechnical Note, by Lytton John Musselman,provides an overview of parasitic plants of agricultural significance in Africa. Parasitic weeds cause drought stress and stunted crops. Important grains such as sorghum,maize,and cowpea are affected.Damage to these and other crops is worsened...
     
  5. 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...  
  6. 2019-02-22 Guest Post by ECHOcommunity member:Muneezay Jaffery This is part 1 of a series describing how one network organization is progressing with development of training facilities and curriculum. The Green Shoots Foundation Agritech Centre is situated on a 0.5 Ha piece of land which was, until last...  
  7. 2019-01-30 In this issue: Understanding Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages EIAC 2018 Topic Summaries Echoes from our Network: Intercropping Native Shrubs From ECHO's Seed Bank:Rollinia Books, Web Sites and Other Resources:Feed the Future Technical Briefs Download EDN 142 Understanding Agriculture-Nutrition...
     
  8. 2019-01-15 Quality seed is crucial for initiatives aimed at preserving or increasing crop diversity. Whether seeds are purchased or grown out and collected in the field, they typically need to be stored until conditions are right for planting. How those seeds are stored affects how many will germinate and...
     
  9. 2019-01-03 New book by ECHO founding CEO Dr. Martin Price A majorcause of hunger and malnutritionis a lack of income sufficient to purchasefood. Anyone with enough income will be able to obtain food, except perhaps after major disasters or in a war zone. For many, an option of last resort is to find a piece...
     
  10. 2018-12-10 Guest Post: Magreth Omary Mbauda Tanzania My name is Magreth Omary and I am married and God has blessed me with 4 children. My income comes from making batik cloth, stools, embroidery work and soap which gives me most income. I own a small shop, a meeting point of my customers who love my...