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  1. 2020-02-16 Syrian refugees at Zaatari camp in Jordan and scientists from the University of Sheffield are working together to create a way to grow healthy, fresh food with nothing but water and old mattress foam. These 'recycled gardens' use the mattresses in place of the soil, which solves two problems in...
     
  2. 2020-01-31 1. Locusts are the oldest migratory pest in the world. 2.Desert Locustis the most devastating of all locust species. 3. They form swarms that can fly up to 150 km a day. 4. They eat their own weight in food daily. 5. A very small swarm can eat the same amount of food in one day as about 35,000...  
  3. 2019-12-06 Session :As couples work to enrich their relationship as God designed, the entire family will flourish. This session will describe the opportunity churches and communities have to strengthen couple relationships within families, promote a sustainable earth, and help families promote family...
     
  4. 2019-12-06 Session :This session shares lessons and experiences from an IFAD-supported project on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) implemented by Bioversity International and its partners in Guatemala. The project deployed Rapid Market Appraisal (RMA) tools to conduct a value chain assessment and...  
  5. 2019-12-06 Session :Peanut is the most widely grown legume in the world and has numerous nutritional, environmental and economic benefits. However, there are several challenges to increase productivity and control the potential of contamination from aflatoxin, a highly carcinogenic byproduct of a common...  
  6. 2019-12-06 Session :The Horticulture Innovation Lab has worked to scale appropriate technologies across the globe for over a decade. Fruits and vegetables, while producing healthy products and sound investments, can have unique challenges. This talk showcases technologies to mitigate these challenges, while...
     
  7. 2019-12-06 Session:Fresh breadfruit is delicious but the real commercial potential lies with post-harvest products. In this session the array of retail breadfruit products being produced for local and export markets will be discussed. This includes flour, snack bars, pancake mixes, pizelles, tostones,...  
  8. 2019-12-06 Session :Bibiana looks back and reflects on the changes that Community Health Evangelism (CHE) has brought to the lives of their friends and co-workers in Haiti. Bibiana will take us for a virtual visit to the communities of Mombin Crochu and Bois de Laurence, enter the home of Aniesse in...
     
  9. 2019-12-06 Session :Green manure/cover crops are the only feasible way for smallholder farmers to significantly increase the organic matter content of their basic grain fields (that is, anything over 0.5 ha) at a reasonable cost. We can now say that we know of good species and systems that will work in...
     
  10. 2019-08-24 Peggy Bradley This is Class 3 in the Micro-gardens Class. It discusses making larger garden containers out of shipping pallets and sheets of black plastic.