1. 23/7/2015 Las buenas intenciones y las soluciones viables tendrán poco impacto a menos que nos involucremos con los productores en formas que sean significativas para ellos. Los productores tienen gran confianza en lo que aprenden de las experiencias de otros productores y es más probable que confíen en lo...
  2. 13/7/2015 Based on a MEAS paper entitled, The Current and Future Roles of Small Farm Resource Centers in Extension and Advisory Services: Synthesis Report from Seven Case Studies in Southeast Asia, this document highlights key take-a-ways of an assessment by ECHO of seven SFRCs in Southeast Asia. Through...
  3. 30/4/2015 El cambio climático es uno de los desafíos principales que ahora enfrenta la humanidad. Impactará de manera creciente a los agricultores rurales de pequeña escala en los países en desarrollo, y también a los practicantes de agricultura que se asocian con ellos. Los trabajadores de desarrollo...
  4. 28/5/2015 Most extension workers serving small-scale farmers in developing countries have been equipped with at least some level of agriculture-related training and field experience. Many, however, lack training in how to teach and facilitate learning, a skill that is equally important as technical...
  5. 19/5/2015 Un enfoque de aprendizaje participativo, aplicado en cada etapa de un proyecto de desarrollo comunitario, es crucial para llegar al nivel de participación necesaria de interesados para lograr cambios duraderos y positivos. El uso de métodos participativos de encuestas y planificación en el...
  6. 28/3/2016 Training participants in Koaran, Burkina Faso are praising the qualities of local workshops held in their community. Located about 250km from the capital, Ouagadougou, this remote village is one that is benefitting from farmer-to-farmer instruction. Across West Africa, this educational style has...
  7. 19/11/2015 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...
  8. 29/4/2016 Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 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...
  9. Recurso clave Sustainable Agriculture covers a wide range of topics: soil and water conservation, using organic matter to sustain soil fertility, pest management, cropping systems, livestock management, and many others. For agriculture to be sustainable, it must take into account not only the physical...
  10. 1/4/2009 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 Based on the experiences of CRWRC and its collaborating partnering organizations in East Africa, the introduction of grain and vegetable amaranths shows real potential for the highlands of Southeast Asia. Grain amaranth should be seen and managed as a high...