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  1. 2019-06-20 Biochar and wood vinegar are emerging technologies with numerous applications in agriculture and environmental remediation1 . Advocates and early adopters of these products are well versed in their positive attributes. Biochar, for example, has been shown generally to increase crop yields in...
     
  2. 2019-06-20 100 Under $100: Tools for Reducing Postharvest Losses is a comprehensive compilation of postharvest techniques covering every step of the smallholder Value Chain, enhanced with lively descriptions, pertinent links, engaging stories, data-rich tables, and stunning photos. These all build and...  
  3. Key Resource 2019-05-21 Now available through Amazon as well as the ECHO Bookstore Smallholder farmers around the world face some of the harshest growing conditions globally, yet they produce the majority of the world’s food. Soils in these areas often lack nutrient and water holding capacities, due to erosion or poor...  
  4. 2019-05-07 Alternative medicine and natural healing have reached into every facet of our lives. Lack of confidence in commercial medicine and an interest in getting closer to nature have made formerly-considered "alternative" treatments mainstream. Packed with nearly 300 color photographs and over 120...  
  5. 2019-03-26 Our Journey as gardeners started with one small potted plant, but things did not go as planned. Turns out, trying something new isn't always easy, but sometimes, it's the hardest work that leads to the greatest reward.
     
  6. 2019-03-12 Acadia Tucker’s long love affair with perennial foods has produced this easy-to-understand guide to growing and harvesting them. A regenerative farmer who is deeply concerned about global warming, Tucker believes there may be no better time to plant these hardy crops. Sturdy and deep rooted,...
     
  7. 2019-03-05 Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling remains one of the most dominant paradigms; almost everyone does it. But tilling kills beneficial soil life, burns up organic matter, and releases carbon dioxide. If the ground could instead be prepared for planting without...  
  8. Key Resource 2019-01-20 Second edition of this classic textbook expands on the first edition to include advances made in the last four decades, bringing the topic completely up to date. The book addresses critical issues such as whether humanity can feed itself, and whether it can do so in environmentally sound and...  
  9. Key Resource 2019-01-20 The analysis in this report highlights that although these questions can be formulated in relatively simple terms, they certainly do not have simple answers. In fact, the two main conclusions that can be drawn from our research both highlight this point. First, the specific context in which a...  
  10. 2019-01-20 'The QuIP offers a simple, transparent method to deliver timely, cost-effective and credible causal attributions.'Nancy Cartwright, UCSD; Durham University How do you know whether, or how, you contributed to an observed social change?Using respondents’ own testimonies, The Qualitative Impact...