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  1. 2019-07-24 Network member Lance Edwards works in Zimbabwe. He told us about using and promoting inexpensive, water-conserving planting beds that he calls 100-fold gardens. These are a type of “wicking bed”; they are lined with plastic so that water pools at the bottom in a reservoir. From there, water moves...  
  2. 1990-04-19 Lost Crops Of The Incas The Andes Berry (Rubus Glaucus). Passion Fruits For Higher Altitudes The Lost Crops Of Africa Will Be The Next In The "Underexploited Plants" Series Echos From Our Network New Pigeonpea Varieties From Icrisat
     
  3. 2015-11-19 Small farmers around the world are cautious when making changes to the practices they use or the crops they grow; especially as their family’s food and income depend on the harvest. However with challenges such as decreasing soil fertility or erratic rainfall, they are increasingly willing to...  
  4. 1996-01-19 A large majority of the world's 800 million food-insecure people live in rural areas and are directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture for their incomes and food. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates are a major source of food energy for humans and animals in general and for low-income,...  
  5. 2007-07-20 A challenge in growing M. oleifera for its leaves is its tendency to quickly produce a tall tree with few branches.  
  6. 2014-04-20 EDN 122 highlighted multi-purpose cowpea varieties with spreading vines that cover the soil. Below is an ECHO research update from South Africa relating our experience so far with a spreading cowpea variety intercropped with maize grown in a Foundations for Farming (FFF) system. “Living carpet”...  
  7. 2016-11-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to good gardening and root crops in Uganda. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are very...  
  8. 2014-04-20 Why Many African Farmers Choose Not to Engage in Development Russian Comfrey for Fertilizer, Feed and More Living Mulch under Maize Risk Aversion and Diversification
     
  9. 2017-02-09 This session will demonstrate Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) as a low-cost, sustainable land-restoration technique used to combat poverty and hunger amongst poor subsistence farmers in developing countries by increasing food, fodder and livelihood production, while enhancing...  
  10. 1996-10-19 Book Review:Where There is No Doctorand Other Resources Vitamin A Used in Treatment of Measles Electric Shock as First Aid for Poisonous Bites Reaction to Bee Stings Is the Africanized Bee Sting More Lethal Than That of Italian Bees? Do Mosquitoes Carry the AIDS Virus? Newsletter on AIDS Malaria...