1. 20/11/2018 Natural farming techniques have been heavily promoted in ECHO’s Asia network. The aim of these techniques is to reduce reliance on chemical inputs by enriching soils with beneficial microorganisms. Soil microbes break down organic matter, releasing nutrients for uptake by crop roots. They also...
  2. 9/2/2017 Resilience refers to the capacity for ecological systems to persist and absorb changes. Climate-change resilience encompasses a dual function, to absorb shock as well as to self-renew to cope with new circumstances. Agroforestry offers both mitigation and adaptation strategies for enhancing...
  3. 1/1/2014 El caupí (Vigna unguiculata) es una leguminosa versátil cultivada para el consumo humano así como también para la mejora de suelos y forraje para animales. Es el segundo grano leguminoso más sembrado en África (National Research Council, 2006). Aunque se cultiva en el trópico y por tanto es...
  4. 20/7/2013 Las lágrimas de Job es una hierba de a 1a 2 m de alto que se cree se origina delsudeste de Asia. Se encuentra a travésde casi todos los trópicos, a menudo enbancos silvestres a lo largo de diques yarroyos. Según la variedad, las semillasson amarillas, moradas o marrones y amenudo tienen forma de...
  5. 20/10/2012 Annual leafy greens grow quickly, are typically more tolerant of shade than fruit bearing vegetables (e.g., tomato and pepper), and do not require a lot of space. They can be grown in small gardens or containers near people’s homes, and are easily incorporated into many traditional dishes for...
  6. 19/12/1981 This is a question we have been asking for some time. The idea is to prepare pellets using an appropriate technology pelletizer, using waste biomass or charcoal made from it. We do not have much to report at this time except that an engineer has designed and is making a simple pelletizer for us....