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. 2016-09-01 In This Issue: Announcements Nanenane Agriculture show SARI and ASA learning events Innovative resources ECHO East Africa News ECHO RIC’s Best Practices





  3. 2016-04-01 In This Issue: Nanyuki Symposium Announcements Innovative resources ECHO East Africa News ECHO RIC’s Best Practices





  4. 2016-01-01 In This Issue: Arua Symposium Announcements Innovative resources ECHO East Africa News ECHO RIC’s Best Practices





  5. 2015-09-01 In This Issue: Nanenane Agriculture Show Announcements Innovative Resources ECHO East Africa News
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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...

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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