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  1. 2015-03-31 ECHOcommunity member Jean Apedoh is a trained agronomist from Togo who has become a recognized authority in West Africa on a technique used to increase rice yields called SRI. Jean first came across the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) at the 2010 ECHO West Africa Forum through a presentation...  
  2. 2016-02-09 The elementary garden club at Dalat International School in Penang, Malaysia is reaching out to help Burmese Rohyngya refugees. The club meets once a week to learn about good gardening practices and the principles behind the hydroponics. The students have been working on a small portable...  
  3. 2016-12-06 This ECHOcommunity Update provided by ECHO East Africa intern Travis Silveus Plaster House is a not-for-profit organization based in Arusha, Tanzania. Their aim is to provide a safe place for healing after surgery for children of all ages. At any one time you can find around one hundred kids...  
  4. 2016-08-23 Clínica Verde is a global healthcare organization that designed and operates a prototype of a sustainably designed health hub in Nicaragua. Through medical services and frequent trainings they are taking a preventive approach to the wellbeing of their patients. Clinical care, nutrition, and...  
  5. 2019-12-18 The ECHO Global Farm in Fort Myers, Florida is now accepting applications for its 14-month internship program, with positions beginning in June and September 2020 (Position Titles: Appropriate Technology Intern, Community Garden Intern, Semi-Arid Intern, and Rainforest Intern. Candidates must be...
     
  6. 2016-06-28 "Agriculture is important to me because if I can share what I know about farming with my village, maybe they will learn from me and our lives will be better. At ECHO demonstration gardens, we learned what vegetables grow well with little water in case there is a drought, and we learned new and...  
  7. 2015-10-12 As a leader within an international forest restoration network, FORRU oversees four major project sites in Thailand: working with the National Forest and Park service in Northern Thailand, working with bird habitat conservation in Southern Thailand, restoring natural corridors for elephant...
     
  8. 2016-01-25 In This Issue: Tire Contaminants from a Container Gardening Perspective Cyantesmo Paper for Detecting Cyanide Effective Use of Workshops in Agriculture Extension Echoes From Our Network From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Vegetable Seed Highlights (See PDF Version) Books, Websites and Other Resources (See PDF...
     
  9. 2020-04-14 In this issue: Responding in the Case of an Epidemic or Pandemic A Tip of the Hat to the Tippy Tap Promoting Biodiversity on Maize Smallholdings From ECHO's Seed Bank:Fast-Growing Plants for Household Food Supply Echoes from Our Network: 100-fold gardens in Honduras Books, Web Sites, and Other...
     
  10. 2018-06-05 “The ECHO internship has given me a strong foundation for working in agricultural development, providing experience and exposure to a wide range of agricultural principles and practices appropriate for small scale farmers all over the world. Caring for the community garden, shepherding a small...