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  1. 2048-01-19 (2 copies) Fundamental principles which underlie successful farming and gardening and, more important still, our health. “Is our health related to the soil?” the author asks. Although this may seem a radical question, the author presents evidence in abundance to show how closely plant growth is...  
  2. 2019-10-04 Understanding the situation and condition of communities as well as individual farmers is key in developing a program that fits their needs. Every farmer has unique passions and desires in life, although all farmers desire development. We will explore how the Mindanao Baptist Rural Life Center...  
  3. 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....  
  4. 2019-10-01 The traditional knowledge system of the Karen people in Northern Thailand connects them with the natural environment, and this linkage gives rise to sustainable models for natural resources management. Karen’s indigenous knowledge enables holistic management of natural resources and ecosystems...  
  5. 2019-09-18 I discovered 100-fold gardens while researching ways to irrigate plants directly in the root zone. I wanted to know how to practically and affordably control some of the variables that influence plant growth, such as water availability and soil fertility. I read about “wicking beds,” which are...
     
  6. 2019-08-30 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 39. There are over 6,000 species of worms in the world, many of them not even named or studied. However, the farmer is interested in two main categories of earthworms, namely “deep burrowers” and “surface dwellers”. Deep burrowers include the common garden...  
  7. 2019-08-26 We invite you to participate in a conference that would help strengthen connections amongst those working in the agricultural sector in Haiti and spend time learning from one another.Konferans Agrikòl Nò (Northern Agriculture Conference) will be held August 26-30 in Gros-Morne, Artibonite...  
  8. 2019-07-25 In this issue: Introducing 100-Fold Gardens: Wicking Beds for High-Density Planting of Vegetables Where Water is Scarce Echoes from our Netwok: Literacy and Agriculture and Termite Harvesting in Ghana From ECHO's Seed Bank: Earthbag Houses for Storing Seeds Books, Web Sites, and Other Resources:...
     
  9. 2019-07-24 Introducing 100-Fold Gardens: Wicking Beds for High-Density Planting of Vegetables Where Water is Scarce Echoes from our Netwok: Literacy and Agriculture and Termite Harvesting in Ghana From ECHO's Seed Bank: Earthbag Houses for Storing Seeds Books, Web Sites, and Other Resources: Restoring the...
     
  10. 2019-07-24 Network member Lance Edwards works in Zimbabwe. He told us about using and promoting inexpensive, water-conserving planting beds that he calls 100-fold gardens. These are a type of “wicking bed”; they are lined with plastic so that water pools at the bottom in a reservoir. From there, water moves...