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  1. 2018-02-06 Speaker Bio: Sunil Johns Klavara is a graduate of Philosophy and has 26 years of experience working with Community Development projects and NGOs. He is the grandson of a village farmer, whose father continued farming even after becoming a Government Education Superintendent. Sunil facilitated the...
  2. 2018-08-09 Session: The presentation will elaborate on best practices of harvesting rain water in water scarcity areas. Water harvesting from various surface conditions as a main source of irrigation water for small scale irrigation development at farmer's level. While ponds, dams, and in-situ water...
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  4. 2018-02-06 Speaker Bio: Manny Asprec is the Director and co-founder of SEED Project - Asia. Manny and his family lived in Nepal for a number of years where he used the bio-sand water filter to have safe water for the family. Also, he helped introduced F.A.I.T.H. [Food Always In The Home] gardening as a tool...
  5. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Dr. Ofero A. Capariño is the son of a tenant coconut farmer, born in Talisay, San Fernando, Masbate. After elementary school he became an out-of-school youth for 5 years due to financial constraints. During those years he spent most of his time as manangete or magtutuba (coconut sap...
  6. 2018-08-07 Session: The presentation will elaborate on how useful these kitchen gardens in ensuring nutrition at household level Biographical Information: Charles Bonaventure (called "Bonny”) is a Technical Advisor for ECHO East Africa. Bonny worked with the Tanzanian government since 1986 before joining...
  7. 2018-11-08 Session: Climate uncertainty and environmental degradation cause deterioration in nutritional status of rural farm families throughout the tropics. Conservation Agriculture methods allow farmers to adapt to these challenges by building soil quality, lowering the risks of uncertain rainfall, and...
  8. 2018-08-07 Session: Climate uncertainty and environmental degradation cause deterioration in nutritional status of rural farm families throughout the tropics. Conservation Agriculture methods allow farmers to adapt to these challenges by building soil quality, lowering the risks of uncertain rainfall, and...
  9. 2018-10-20 Abstract/Description Like many smallholder farmers in Africa, the farming families of southern Ethiopia are facing three major challenges: the need to intensify and diversify their farm production, on very small areas, in a context of high population growth. In these rural areas, given the...
  10. 2018-01-31 This article summarizes several of the plenary sessions presented at the 2017 ECHO conference in Florida. If you were unable to attend the conference, or would like to review some of the talks, many of them can be viewed on ECHOcommunity.Other 2017 presentations that appear there include...