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In 2006, Beth Doerr attended an International MoringaWorkshop in Accra, Ghana. Here are some of the key findings about moringa that were shared at the workshop.
Discussion of a Neem tree disease in West Africa.
The best semi-arid environments only produce maize in 6 years out of 10.
This article will focus on the benefits of co-ops operating by and for small-scale farmers in rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The most basic definition of a co-op is local farmers pooling their resources to improve the means of acquiring products essential to farming, as well as...
This article overviews some suggestions for ways to respond in communities to the presence of a highly contagious disease. Concepts discussed include both practices and principlesfor disease mitigation as well as culturally-considerate communication, strengthening the human immuity, and long-term...
Further Support for the Use of Lablab in Dry Areas Lablab (Lablab purpureus), a New Staple Crop for the Sudano Sahel Concentrating Manure near Crop Plants Boosts Soil Fertility Trace Elements and Human Health
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...
This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of Lesotho. 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...
This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 When ripe, the yellow and apricot-colored fruit of the marian plum (Bouea macrophylla Griff.) seem to glow among the tree's glossy green leaves. The ripe fruit of marian plum offers an edible, crisp skin and juicy flesh. Besides being eaten raw as a dessert...