1. Josphat N. Gichure* Catherine N. Kunyanga Pius M. Mathi Jasper K. Imungi Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625 Kangemi The meat value chain in pastoral regions is characterized by large post-slaughter losses due to lack of appropriate...
  2. 21/11/2023 After many years of service, our Director of the ECHO East Africa Regional Impact Center is retiring and we are seeking a successor director to lead our dynamic East Africa Regional Impact Center team to continue to impact the region via the ECHO network. Since 2012, ECHO’s East Africa Impact...
  3. 20/02/2024 Greetings! .. You are cordially invited to join for our First ECHO East Africa and Tearfund Joint Symposium on " Best Practices in Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technology" from the 20th through 22nd February, 2024in Juba, South Sudan. We hope that you will gather with us in this...
  4. One of the main aims of this book is to benefit the rural people of Ethiopia by encouraging them to grow more trees and shrubs of a wider variety of species than they have up to now. It provides information on a selection of useful tree and shrub species for the range of agroclimatic conditions...
  5. 01/01/1994 This handbook was published with the hope that it will be widely used by extension, education and research institutions in order to foster interest in the growing and management of a wider range of tree and shrub species as part of the development of sustainable land-use systems in Tanzania.
  6. 01/01/1995 The major aims of these handbooks are to document the useful tree and shrub species of the region and to provide information to subject-matter specialist, extension workers, institutions and farmers on species that have production and conservation potential for small-scale farmers in the region....
  7. This handbook makes available information on the most useful trees and shrubs in Kenya. It provides valuable information on a wide range of mainly indigenous species that are important for farmers, pastoralists and other rural people. The trees and shrubs covered may be used for food, medicine,...
  8. 20/09/2023 Inside this issue: Green Manure Cover Crops for Regions with Bimodal Rainfall Scaling Conservation Agriculture-based Sustainable Intensification in Ethiopia (SCASI) CA Farmer Profile: Asnakech ALTA Travel Schedule
  9. 31/08/2023 Food drying is a local innovation that has existed for many years in Tanzanian communities and elsewhere all over the world. The purpose of food drying is to preserve and ensure that a certain type of food is available during the off-season (Wakholi et al., 2015). Thus, it is best to collect and...
  10. 31/08/2023 Adoption and Diffusion of Agricultural Innovations: Guidelines for Change Agents and Agencies Working with Traditional Agriculturalists Updates on the impact of maresha seeder on the small holder farmers of East Africa Principles of best practices for food drying employed by smallholder farmers