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  1. AccessAgriculture Training Video From the moment a member has saved a certain amount, he or she can start borrowing money to run any kind of business. By saving money together as a group, we can help small businesses to flourish and help each other out in the village.  
  2. Growables Edible bananas originated in the Indo-Malaysian region reaching to northern Australia. They were known only by hearsay in the Mediterranean region in the 3rd Century B.C., and are believed to have been first carried to Europe in the 10th Century A.D. Early in the 16th Century,...  
  3. Growables Origin The carambola is believed to have originated in Ceylon and the Moluccas but it has been cultivated in southeast Asia and Malaysia for many centuries.2 The generic name is after Averrhoes (1126-98), the widely known Arab Philosopher. The specific name, ‘carambola’, is said to have...  
  4. Growables Origin Annona cherimolaMiller, the cherimoya, is thought to originate from cold but frost-free valleys of the Andes (southern Ecuador and northern Peru) at an altitude of between 700 and 2400 m.3 The name Cherimoya originates from the Quechua word chirimuya, which means “cold seeds,”...  
  5. Growables The breadfruit (A. communis) is known from Polynesia of course, but it is believed to have been introduced there long ago from the island of New Guinea, the Moluccas, and Melanesia.5 Description The breadfruit tree is handsome and fast growing, reaching 85 ft (26 m) in height, often...  
  6. Growables The Barbados cherry is native to the Lesser Antilles from St. Croix to Trinidad, also Curacao and Margarita and neighboring northern South America as far south as Brazil. It has become naturalized in Cuba, Jamaica and Puerto Rico after cultivation, and is commonly grown in dooryards in...  
  7. Growables This species has an extensive natural range, from Peru and northern Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil and northward to Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia and southern Mexico; Trinidad, the Lesser Antilles including Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Vincent; and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. It is much...  
  8. Growables Origin The fig originated in the Old World Tropics, Asia Minor and the Mediterranean region. In the Mediterranean, the fig has been cultivated since as early as 5,000 BC. The fig tree was first introduced to the Americas in 1575 by Spanish explorers in Florida. On the West Coast, in the...  
  9. Growables The large, lustrous dark green evergreen leaves and low-branching, open canopy of Avocado makes it a wonderful shade tree but it is most often grown for the abundant production of its well-known, delicious, buttery fruits.1 Races and cultivars The avocados cultivated in the United...  
  10. Growables Not a species, but a hybrid created in Florida between cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and sugar apple (A. squamosa). One of the best Annonas, often sweeter and fruitier flavored than the cherimoya. Typically 1 to 2 lb, custard-like flesh. Grows in hot tropical areas. The first cross was...