1. 01/01/1978 Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative...
  2. AccessAgriculture Training Video Contrairement à la plupart des insecticides botaniques, les plantes peuvent absorber l’extrait de neem par leurs racines et leurs feuilles, pour ensuite le partager aux tissus. Pour cette raison, le neem peut aider à lutter contre les ravageurs tels que les...
  3. AccessAgriculture Training Video La gestion intégrée de la fertilité des sols est basée sur la maximisation de l'utilisation des fertilisants organiques (biologiques) et la minimisation des pertes de nutriments. Langues disponibles Anglais Bemba Chichewa / Nyanja Chitonga / Tonga Espagnol...
  4. AccessAgriculture Training Video Avec des sacs vides d’engrais vous pouvez replier les coins et couser chaque pli pour former un récipient. Mettez des couches de matières décomposables dans le récipient et arrosez. Au bout d’une semaine, mettez les vers de terre. Recouvrez le dessus du lit avec...
  5. The USDA defines organic agriculture as “a production system that is managed to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.” More specifically, organic...
  6. 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...
  7. 01/01/2015 One of the newest additions to the ECHO Global Farm is the Natural Farming Pig System located in the Tropical Lowlands area. This component is based on the Natural Farming approach developed in East and Southeast Asia which focuses on harnessing the impact of beneficial microbes for enhancing...
  8. ECHO Asia hosted a two-day sustainable natural faming workshop in mainland China to discuss strategies for sustainable natural farming techniques.
  9. 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...
  10. 20/01/2011 EDN 96, published in July 2007, featured an article by Danny Blank called “A Fresh Look at Life below the Surface.” The article, written after Danny attended a week-long workshop by Dr. Elaine Ingham, discussed composting and the importance of using it to build up the Soil Food Web—the community...