1. 29-03-2018 Reflections of my Time in Guatemala By:Launa Tanner, ECHO Tropical Mountains Intern The excessive rains of Izabal, Guatemala, are a stark contrast to the semi-arid climate I am accustomed to in Kitongo, Tanzania. At Frutas Del Mundo Farm in Izabal, I spent many hours digging in the rain, cleaning...
  2. 16-04-2018 This Seed Training will be heldin three locations in Nicaragua Apr 16-20 with participants from the BioNica Network in partnership with ECHO Latin America/Caribbean Regional Impact Team. Participants will engage in discussions and hands-on activities covering a range of topics from crop...
  3. Abstract, 2018,Diana V Luna-GonzálezandMarten Sørensen OBJECTIVE: Child undernutrition remains one of the greatest challenges for public health nutrition in rural areas in developing countries. Interventions aiming to increase and conserve agrobiodiversity seem to be promising alternatives to...
  4. KORE works in Haiti to break the cycle of extreme poverty. Our projects empower people rather than create dependency, equipping communities to change their own future. KORE goesBeyond Reliefto provide the opportunities and resources necessary for lasting impact.Beyond Reliefsparks hope, and hope...
  5. Ragweed parthenium (a.k.a. parthenium weed, Santa Maria feverfew, congress grass, carrot weed, white top, etc.), a member of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family, is native to Mexico and Central and South America and is becoming an increasingly troublesome weed around the world (Figure 1)....
  6. Abstract, Water, 2016 June Northeastern Mexico is a semiarid region with water scarcity and a strong pressure on water sources caused by the rapid increase of population and industrialization. In this region, rainwater harvesting alone is not enough to meet water supply demands due to the...
  7. Abstract,International Journal of Waste Resources, 2016 The purpose of this study is to show that, given the global water crisis, it is possible to find alternatives to reuse gray water. A gray water source may be an alternative for use in irrigation in grain crops, among other applications. This...
  8. Community Health Workers are trained to: Define nutrition and malnutrition. Describe the components of a balanced diet. Identify signs and symptoms of iron deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, and iodine deficiency in children and pregnant women. Identify main causes of malnutrition, especially in...
  9. Abstract,PLoS ONE, 2018 May 24 As the production of non-traditional export (NTX) crops by smallholder households in developing countries expands, there is a compelling need to understand the potential effects of this type of agricultural production on household food security and nutrition. We use...
  10. 15-06-2018 This Seed Workshop is organized by ECHO Latin America/Caribbean Regional Impact Team in partnership with Servants in Faith & Technology (SIFAT) and will take place atthe Universidad Nacional de Agricultura (UNA, National Agriculture University) in Catacamas, Honduras. Participantswill engage...