ECHO Asia Note Articles






  1. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #20 In nature, dozens of species of harmful fungi can quickly kill a plant, including Fusarium spp., the causal agents of Fusarium wilt, and Phakospora pachyrhizi, the causal agent of soybean rust. Fungi are unable to produce nutrients on their own, so they...





  2. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #17 Contamination of drinking water sources by harmful synthetic organic compounds (SOCs), such as pesticides, is a major worldwide problem. Pesticide pollution appears twice in the top ten of The World’s Worst Toxic Pollution Problems Report 2011 by the...





  3. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #26 ECHO Asia Impact Center staff members first heard about alternative herbicide recipes that use fermented papaya and pineapple from a retired technical school teacher and organic farmer, Kru Pratoom. As weeding is a big part of any farmer’s life, the Seed...





  4. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #2 With regard to SRI, the previously mentioned "SRI Homepage/System of Rice Intensification", a joint collaboration of Association Tefy Saina and CIIFAD, offers a wealth of SRI-related material, particularly on its "SRI Practical and AV Material" page . The...





  5. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #12 Introduction When you come across an especially promising local variety of a crop grown in your area, how can you enable other farmers to try out this variety? If a farmer gives you 30 seeds of an exceptional variety, how might you go about distributing...
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General Technical Documents






  1. In every region of the world it is necessary to find or develop appropriate techniques for agriculture. A large part of the surface of the world is arid, characterized as too dry for conventional rain fed agriculture. Yet, millions of people live in such regions, and if current trends in...





  2. With support from USAID’s Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program (Hort CRSP), Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization’s Asia Impact Center (ECHO Asia), Maejo University, Thailand, and the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) initiated efforts in 2010 to begin strengthening...





  3. 5/10/2019 Integración de Animales y Estrategias de Alimentación en Fincas de Pequeños Agricultores del Trópico: Enfoques y métodos para aumentar la sostenibilidad y la rentabilidad Una de las mejores cosas que uno puede hacer para completar su finca o huerto sostenible es balancearla con una pequeña unidad...

Notas Técnicas de ECHO (TN)






  1. ¿Entones usted quiere ayudar a la gente que vive en el trópico? ¡Maravilloso! El trópico está esperando por usted. No importa cuáles sean sus habilidades, usted puede mejorar la vida de otras personas que viven en el trópico. La preocupación que usted tiene por el bienestar físico y espiritual de...

Food Plant Solutions - Publications






  1. 20/12/2016 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of Cambodia. 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...
  2. 20/12/2016 This book is designed as a simple introduction to food plants for healthy dietsgrown in Cambodia. 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...