1. 19/02/1998 Katuk,Sauropus androgynous, is an excellentvegetablefor hot, humid climates. It has a pleasant peanut-like taste when eaten raw and the cooked leaves taste excellent as spinach.
  2. 01/04/2009 Indigenous (naturally occurring) and traditional (introduced in the past and incorporated into the culture) leafy vegetables are often greatly under-utilized. In many areas, the knowledge and use of indigenous leafy vegetables (ILVs) has declined as vegetables such as cabbage, tomatoes and...
  3. 19/12/1998 A common prescription for improving nutrition, especially among children, is to promote the addition to people’s diet of dark green leafy vegetables, grown in home gardens. A tremendous variety of native tropical leaf vegetables are delicious and easy to grow, providing a regular source of...
  4. 01/01/2014 Penny Rambacher, une nutritionniste agréée qui travaille avec Miracles in Action au Guatemala. Il y a environ huit ans, Martin Price, alors directeur général d’ECHO, avait suggéré à Penny que la réintroduction de la chaya pourrait être une façon importante de lutter contre la malnutrition dans ce...
  5. 01/01/2007 Dans un monde où la faim et la pauvreté sont le lot quotidien d’une grande partie de la population, la technologie et l’éducation sont déficientes et les ressources agricoles sont souvent rares, le paysan est reconnaissant qu’il existe des plantes nécessitant peu d’attention qui poussent avec peu...
  6. 20/05/2012 Since 1986 Leaf for Life has worked in Bolivia, Brazil, India, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Swaziland, the United States, and throughout the world to combat malnutrition with green leaves. We use the principles of applied ecology to show people how to make the most of green leafy...
  7. 01/04/2009 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...
  8. 01/04/2009 If you work in a country that is not your own, chances are you sometimes wonder about which crops to grow and promote. A good first step is to find out what is already being grown in-country. It will quickly become obvious what the staple grains are. Less apparent, and often greatly...
  9. Kohlrabi is a short (45cm), biennial cruciferous crop (cabbage family) that is cultivated as an annual vegetable. The stems of each plant swell at the base to form a 5 - 10 cm in diameter edible, starchy globe. The broad edible leavesspiral in whorls around the globe-like swollen stem and are...
  10. 19/10/1995 Leaf Concentrateis an extremely nutritious food used to alleviate malnutrition. The process ofmaking LC separates the protein, vitamins, and minerals from the fibrous portion of fresh green leaves. LC is very rich in vitamin A, iron, calcium, high-quality protein, and other key dietary elements....