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  1. Pig rearing is the main focus of two of our value chain projects – inUgandaandVietnam. Here we provide links to some useful manuals and guides to raising pigs. Add your resource by clicking the ‘comment’ feature on this post.
     
  2. 2019-04-26 In August of 2018, I attended the 30th International Horticultural Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. It was an excellent opportunity to meet other scientists and to hear talks on horticultural topics, many of which were relevant to ECHO’s network. Here is a synopsis of a few of those talks.  
  3. The Southern African Regional Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services is a not for profit regional organization of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Systems (AEAS) in the Southern African region. SARFAAS aims at the enhanced utilization of improved knowledge and technologies by agricultural...  
  4. Historically, the concept of agriculture extension was developed around the practice of “extending” research-based knowledge to farmers in rural areas so as to improve their lives (Davis 2008). In this top-down approach, researchers developed new technologies and innovations, which extension...
     
  5. 2016-11-01 Field days focusing on livestock production have been successfully used as a means to introduce and disseminate technologies. Training producers about improved management practices is greatly aided by supporting trainees to visit better off farmers. However, selection of farmers or producers to...  
  6. We’ve come to a time in civilization when raw materials and resources are becoming ever more scarce. When we take into consideration the pollution, increased emissions, soil degradation and water depletion, we know thesustainabilitychallenges that loom in the horizon are real. But into this same...  
  7. The Horticulture Innovation Lab builds international partnerships for fruit and vegetable research to improve livelihoods in developing countries. The program team and its projects help the world's poorest people break out of a persistent cycle of poverty by improving smallholder farmers’...  
  8. 2015-04-28 Recent growth in global commodity prices, as well as expansion of domestic and export markets among emerging economies, translates to new and better opportunities for smallholder farmers in the developing world to access these markets. Increased production of high value horticulture crops in...  
  9. 2019-01-29 Understanding Agriculture-Nutrition Linkages EIAC 2018 Topic Summaries Echoes from our Network: Intercropping Native Shrubs From ECHO's Seed Bank: Rollinia Books, Web Sites and Other Resources: Feed the Future Technical Briefs
     
  10. 2019-01-29 In recent years, much attention has been given to the connections between agriculture and nutrition in the development sector as a whole. These connections may seem obvious: we get nourishment from the food we eat, and we eat food produced by agriculture. However, the claim that agriculture...