ECHO East Africa News






  1. In This Issue Seed Bank Update Students Visit ECHO EA Local CA Training Events Staff Transitions Resources for Organic Certif. The Debate over GMOs New Online Resources





  2. In this issue: Nanenane Agricultural show Appropriate technology ECHO EA seedbank updates Highlights Innovation News in brief ECHO RIC‟s Best Practices





  3. In this issue: 1. Nutrition in dryland areas symposium 2.Nanenane Agricultural show 3. Appropriate technology 4. ECHO EA seed bank updates 5..Parthenium 6. Upcoming events 7. News in brief





  4. 2018-04-20 In this issue: 1. Pastoralist symposium 2. Appropriate technology 3. ECHO EA seed bank updates 4.Parthenium 5. Upcoming events 6. News in brief





  5. 2017-04-01 In This Issue: The 4th Bi-annual Symposium Appropriate Technology ECHO EA Seedbank Updates Highlights Innovation News in Brief ECHO RIC’s Best Practices
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ECHO Technical Notes






  1. 1998-01-01 The first section of this note focuses in on a new technology, called the ‘technology protection system’ by its developers and ‘terminator technology’ by its opponents. This technology illustrates the potential for patents to impact society at the fundamental level of food production. The...





  2. 1983-01-01 Amaranth [Amaranthus hypochondriacus, A. cruentus (grain type) & A. tricolor (vegetable type)] is an herbaceous annual with upright growth habit, cultivated for both its seeds which are used as a grain and its leaves which are used as a vegetable or green. Both leaves and seeds contain...





  1. "Daraja" is a Swahiliword meaning "Bridge". Daraja Kenya for Community Development is an NGO registered in Norway whose officials are both Kenyans and Norwegians. The organization engages a holistic approach for community development. It is working together with CommunityBased Organizations...





  2. Link to AccessAgriculture videos that are translated to Kiswahili Our Vision Improved livelihoods of rural communities through sustainable agricultural practices and entrepreneurship. Our Mission To promote innovations in sustainable agriculture and rural enterprises through capacity development...

Videos






  1. 2016-05-20 To maximize their investment in quality seed, it’s important for small-scale vegetable farmers to learn how to raise healthy seedlings. In this video produced by the World Vegetable Center for the VINESA project, researcherAgatha Aloyceexplains simple steps farmers can follow, such as making and...





  2. 2016-05-20 Vegetable crops thrive in healthy soil. Farmers can improve the quality of their soil and provide nutrients for their plants by making and adding compost to their fields or planting beds. In this video produced by the World Vegetable Center for the VINESA project, researcherEmanuel Pallangyo...





  3. 2016-05-20 After a vegetable farmer has produced quality seedlings, it’s time to plant them in the field or screenhouse. In this video produced by the World Vegetable Center for the VINESA project, researcherAgatha Aloyceexplains simple steps farmers can follow, such as making ridges for planting, using the...
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