1. 2023-02-23 Session: The session will focus on PELUM Tanzania’s experience on intervention and impacts on land rights and local seed advocacy in Tanzania. Biographical information: Pessa I. Kussaga is PELUM-Tanzania’s Farmers Seed Advocacy Officer. He holds BSc in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from...
  2. 2023-02-22 Session: We cannot face the climate crisis alone. We need solutions from grassroots communities, scientists, technology companies, governments, and the private sector. We need to create new pathways to share knowledge and best practice to accelerate ecosystem restoration. Let's imagine together...
  3. 2023-02-21 Session: This presentation will entail a discussion on the promotion of the ‘Maresha seed planter through the mechanism of private farmers who act as service providers for payment, and how the private sector can be an effective means of scaling up a project. Biographical information: Neil Rowe...
  4. 2023-02-21 Session: Climate change is severely affecting crop production in semi-arid area in Tanzania. However, yield potential is greater from using a tied ridged system in combination with manure, drought resilient maize intercropped with pigeon peas compared to yields from conventional, non- climate...
  5. 2023-02-23 Session: Conservation Agriculture (CA) provides clear soil conservation benefits, but meta-analyses from across sub-Saharan Africa indicate that CA on its own only provides a small increase in yields – not enough for most farmers to overcome food insecurity in the short term. Taking a more...
  6. The ECHO East Africa Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologiesconnects individuals and organizations who seek to share their knowledge and best practices in these areas: to improve nutrition, reduce poverty, hunger, and physical hardship by engaging farmers more...
  7. The ECHO East Africa Biennial Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologiesconnects individuals and organizations who seek to share their knowledge and best practices in these areas: to improve nutrition, reduce poverty, hunger, and physical hardship by engaging farmers more...
  8. ECHO East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies connects individuals and organizations who seek to share their knowledge and best practices. This event will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East...
  9. 2023-08-09 Greetings!You are invited to join us for the 1st ECHO East AfricaSymposiumonAppropriate Technology Innovations and Renewable Energy!With great anticipation we hope that the topics discussed this week and networking will significantly impact our future collaborations. A wide array of speakers with...
  10. 2023-04-28 Between January – February 2023 an impact assessment was made to try to determine whether ECHO East Africa’s initiative to train hundreds of clinic attendees at mother and child health clinics was an effective way to promote perennial vegetables and introduce them into the diets of participants....