1. 15/07/2019 Agroforestry is the agricultural practice of combining the management of annual crops and/or animals with trees. Agroforestry systems, largely composed of perennial crops, offer the resilience needed to address extreme climatic issues such as drought and torrential rain, along with social and...
  2. 19/11/2019 Athree day conference that will discuss challenges facing small scale farmers and development workers in the tropics. Each day is broken into a morning of plenary speakers at the hotel and an afternoon of workshops on the ECHO Global Demonstration Farm. Thursday night closes with a banquet...
  3. 13/11/2018 The ECHO International Conference has its own website for up-to-the-minute information on speakers and schedules. Visitus at conference.echocommunity.org This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the ECHO International Agriculture Conference held in Fort Myers, FL! We hope that you will make plans...
  4. Key Resource
    20/01/2007 Restaurons Notre Terre décrit comment l’église et les dirigeants communautaires se sont rendu compte que le sol qui produit notre nourriture devient faible. Les forêts qui nous procurent beaucoup de ressources sont en voie de disparition. Ils ont reconnu que Dieu nous a confié la responsabilité...
  5. 30/05/2012 University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Marjorie Peronto discusses the benefits and best methods of worm composting. Excellent information on using worms to make good stuff for your garden.
  6. 15/01/2018 Those interested in preparing for short/long-term involvement in agricultural development internationally are encouraged to participate in this one-week course held two times a year. Course participants will gain an introduction to aspects of poverty and community development and an orientation...
  7. 23/07/2018 Those interested in preparing for short/long-term involvement in agricultural development internationally are encouraged to participate in this one-week course held two times a year. Course participants will gain an introduction to aspects of poverty and community development and an orientation...
  8. 02/04/2018 This symposium will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss and deliberate on: How to highlight extension’s crucial role in international agricultural development What works in agricultural/rural advisory services and why How to effectively deliver extension services to...
  9. 30/04/2018 Permaculture or Permanent Agriculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, and resilience of natural ecosystems. This deliberate design is based on the ethics of caring for others and creation while cultivating a fair share for...
  10. 10/09/2018 Did you know that of 250,000 identified plant species worldwide that only 30 species provide 95 percent of our global food energy needs? And that only three of these crops – wheat, maize and rice – provide half of the world’s food? With severe weather extremes and other risks to global food...