1. This presentation explores the benefits of linguistic and cultural sensitivity to increase the effectiveness and acceptability of agricultural development projects. Two examples of well-intentioned development projects, which failed for lack of cultural understanding, are cited – one a...
  2. 20/10/2013 El Dr. Dick Tinsley es Profesor Emérito de la Universidad Estatal de Colorado (Colorado State University) con décadas de experiencia como asesor de proyectos de desarrollo agrícola para pequeños propietarios. Dick ha trabajado en numerosos sitios en Asia y África y es el autor del libro “...
  3. 7/2/2017 The presentation will elaborate how to identify farmer motivators, preparations before and after selecting them, what is their expectations, how to work with them, building their capacity and confidence. Presenter : Chrispin Mirambo Is the Agronomist and community development professional with 19...
  4. 9/2/2017 RIPAT (Rural Initiatives for Participatory Agricultural Transformation) is a participatory extension approach aims to close the agricultural technology gap as a means of improving livelihoods and self-support among rural small-scale farmers. The approach is as well a documented step-by-step guide...
  5. 9/2/2017 This presentation will look at the differences between relief, rehabilitation, and development. We will see some of the challenges involved in determining which one of those three interventions is needed in different situations and we will talk about what to consider when transitioning from...
  6. 20/4/2014 No hay ninguna duda en mi mente acerca de que los productores de África Occidental quieren el desarrollo si eso significa, entre otras cosas, una agricultura más productiva. Por supuesto que ellos preferirían cosechar siete en vez de tres sacos de sorgo por hectárea. Si eso es así, ¿por qué...
  7. 1/1/2014 ¿Qué pasa si usted está trabajando en una comunidad cuando ahí ocurre un desastre? ¿Qué pasos puede usted dar en una situación tal de manera que lleven hacia la recuperación? Y ¿qué acciones se pueden tomar de antemano para minimizar el daño derivado de un evento de gran escala y catastrófico...
  8. 20/10/2013 In Chiang Mai, Thailand, during the late1990s, I became aware of farming practices that utilized beneficial microorganisms to enhance small farm resources and production in the tropics. Such techniques, enabling soil recovery and improving smallscale crop and livestock production, blended...
  9. 20/4/2012 Many of you are already familiar withECHO’s previously published book,Amaranth to Zai Holes (A-Z ), acompilation of the first 51 issues ofEDN . Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmersis a sequel to A-Z , with contentdrawn primarily from issues 52 through100 of EDN , but also containing...
  10. 20/10/2011 World Vision (WV) Australia is involved in both agricultural development and relief work in East Africa. We asked folks there to answer a few questions regarding the current drought and famine. In what ways have you been involved with addressing the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa? Could...