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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. 2019-06-23 Syntropic Farming is a farming revolution grown out of Brazil and made famous byErnst Gotschand theLife in Syntropyshort documentary. Syntropic Farming seeks to cultivate resilient ecosystems that are abundant,financially viable and heal abused land.It asks us, as stewards of the land to live in...  
  3. 2019-06-13 Green manure cover crops (gmcc) are rapidly growing crops that cover and protect the soil. There are a lot of great resources including and interactive selection tool for GMCCs on ECHOcommunity.org including an ECHOTechnical Noteon “Green Manure Cover Crops” and theGMCC Selection Tool.
     
  4. 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...
     
  5. Key Resource 2019-05-21 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...  
  6. 2019-05-15 Refugee camps are almost always located on sparsely populated “waste” land, so the host country does not need to displace a large population. For example, reports suggest that the government of Bangladesh may plan to settle 400,000 Rohingya refugees on Hatiya Island—an uninhabited river island...  
  7. 2019-05-15 Featured in this AN #38: Refugee Camps asMicrocosm: Restoration & Sustainability in anAccidental City Low-Cost Natural Building Options for Storing Seed in Tropical Southeast Asia ECHO Asia Upcoming Events- Register for ECHO Asia Conference 2019! Opportunity from the Network Ethiopian Kale...  
  8. 2019-05-02 Session:Soil degradation and rapid change are faced across Africa, and require attention to both old and new technologies. Over two decades of action research with farmers in Malawi has shown that smallholder food production and nutrition can be improved through biological principles and targeted...  
  9. 2019-05-01 Session:The major factor in the increase in droughts across Africa has been caused mostly by the gradual death of fallowing, and the resulting decrease in rainwater infiltration from about 60% down to 20% in most areas. GM/CCs are the only feasible way to save Africa from the rapidly increasing...  
  10. 2019-05-01 Biographical information:Ken Giller,Professor of Plant Production Systems, Wageningen University -joined Wageningen in 2001 after holding professorships at Wye College, University of London, and the University of Zimbabwe. He currently heads up a multifaceted project,N2Africa, which puts nitrogen...