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  1. 2011-10-20 Spider Flower (Cleome gynandra) East Africa’s Drought: Q and A The Importance of Indigenous Food Plants Famine in the Horn of Africa Introducing ECHO’s New Online Community Portal—in over 30 Languages!
     
  2. 2019-07-20 With 821 million people still hungry (FAO et al., 2018), it is clear that the global agriculture and food systems are not meeting the world’s demand for food. This tension is likely to be exacerbated as food systems will continue to face multi-dimensional, complex and mounting challenges...
     
  3. 2016-09-27 La agricultura es a la vez génesis y némesis de la civilización. Su nacimiento dio origen a la civilización como la conocemos, pero el modelo de agricultura industrial la hace peligrar al usar la mayor parte de la tierra y agua disponibles y dañar el suelo, el agua, el aire y nuestra salud. Los...  
  4. 2001-05-20 For a long time, coconut farmers were able to live with the fate of declining harvests and incomes. In view of the current prices, this is no longer possible. It needs changes. The best option coconut farmers have to improve their livelihood is to diversify their farms. Fortunately, common...  
  5. 2017-07-25 The tropical forest is constantly self-mulching. After a walk in the woods I usually return with bits of leaves and twigs caught in my hair. Lying in bed at night, my partner and I often hear branches and even whole trees tumbling toward the great soil food web below. This self-mulching is one...  
  6. 2019-03-12 Guest Post by ECHOcommunity member:Muneezay Jaffery This is part 2of a series describing how one network organization is progressing with development of training facilities and curriculum. Whilst working on the planning and build, our aim was to “repackage” what horticulture means within a rural...  
  7. 2005-01-20 Forward by AVRDC Director Masaaki Suzuki Good seeds are undoubtedly one of the most important materials for farmers. The seeds must be healthy and, preferably, they must possess all the desirable properties that farmers need such as high yielding, high quality, and resistances to diseases, insect...  
  8. 2019-02-22 Guest Post by ECHOcommunity member:Muneezay Jaffery This is part 1 of a series describing how one network organization is progressing with development of training facilities and curriculum. The Green Shoots Foundation Agritech Centre is situated on a 0.5 Ha piece of land which was, until last...  
  9. 1998-01-19 Proper management of trees and forests is necessary to make resources sustainable. Trees ñ or rather: woody plants in general ñ play an important part in traditional farming systems in the tropics, not just as food and cash crops but also as suppliers of fuelwood and fodder. Farmers are also...
     
  10. 1998-01-19 Highland agriculture in northern Thailand is undergoing rapid changes, some for better, some for worse. These changes affect the livelihood of highland minority peoples as well as the livelihood of large rural and urban lowland Thai communities. They also affect the ecological balance of the rich...  

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