General Technical Documents






  1. In every region of the world it is necessary to find or develop appropriate techniques for agriculture. A large part of the surface of the world is arid, characterized as too dry for conventional rain fed agriculture. Yet, millions of people live in such regions, and if current trends in...





  2. 2019-10-05 预备的农场自制的饲料能做出来了! 集成农牧系统带来了很多好处。通过仔细的计划和从小规模开始, 大多数农民将能够将牛、山羊、鸡或猪整合在一起,并提高他们农场的稳定性。作物残渣可以降低饲料成本,粪肥可以降低肥料成本。粪便也可以用来产生沼气用于做饭或取暖,也降低了农场的成本。放牧牲畜可以帮助管理杂草和促进土壤健康。 有了有效的管理,你甚至可以把大量废物从收割和运输饲料中变 成有用的副产品即生物炭。关键是每次采用一种合适的技术,并寻找将劳动最小化的方法。很快,你将能够安全地扩展你的改造和应用你学到的。然后你就可以和你所在地区的其他农民分享了! 这本手册提供了很多实用信息,开展饲料配方,...

ECHO Asia Note Articles






  1. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #12 Introduction When you come across an especially promising local variety of a crop grown in your area, how can you enable other farmers to try out this variety? If a farmer gives you 30 seeds of an exceptional variety, how might you go about distributing...





  2. Introduction Given the proper facilities necessary to store seeds long-term, whereby low temperature and low humidity are kept stable over time, it is very possible to store most orthodox seeds for several years at a time in the tropics (Harrington, 1972). Unfortunately, implementation and...





  3. [Editor’s Note: This article seeks to address the broader challenges of food security in refugee camp environments, of which there are many within our Asia region, while offering individual practical options that may be implemented to address the need for nutritional diversity in these...





  4. Introduction to Vermiculture There are over 6,000 species of worms in the world, many of them not even named or studied. However, the farmer is interested in two main categories of earthworms, namely “deep burrowers” and “surface dwellers”. Deep burrowers include the common garden worm or...





  5. Farm-generated fertility makes agriculture more sustainable. Crop residues and manures are part of the nutrient cycle and can lower input costs through the use of thermophilic composting, vermiculture, bokashi production, or green manures. Farm-generated feeds can also reduce expenses, if farmers...
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ECHO Technical Notes






  1. So you want to help people in the tropics. Beautiful! The tropics are waiting for you. No matter what your abilities, you can make life better for others in the tropics. Your concern for the physical and spiritual well-being of people can be translated into fruitful service. Your first asset is...

ECHO Best Practice Notes






  1. 2014-04-01 ECHO frequently receives questions from members of our network, asking how available land could be used to grow food and/or create income to augment an otherwise non-agricultural project. Broadly speaking, they are asking how to begin an institutional agriculture project—a coordinated agriculture...





  1. 重要事实 获取足量的安全和有营养的食物是维持生命和促进健康的关键。 含有有害细菌、病毒、寄生虫或化学物质的不安全食品可导致从腹泻到癌症等200多种疾病。 据估计,每年全世界有6亿人(几乎每10人中就有1人)因食用受污染的食品而患病,并有42万人死亡,造成3300万健康生命年损失(残疾调整生命年)。 低收入和中等收入国家每年因不安全食品造成的生产力和医疗费用损失达1100亿美元。 5岁以下儿童承受40%的食源性疾病负担,每年发生12.5万例死亡。 腹泻病是消费受污染食品引起的最常见疾病,每年导致5.5亿人患病,23万人死亡。 食品安全、营养和粮食保障有着千丝万缕的联系。...





  2. 海惠是专注农村精准扶贫与社区可持续发展的公益组织,成立于2008年,在四川和上海设有非营利机构——四川海惠助贫服务中心和上海海惠社区民生发展促进中心。 多年来,我们与政府、企业、公益机构、学校等多方合作实施扶贫公益项目,服务覆盖国内的华北、华中、川渝、云贵、新疆等地区。 我们引进国际小母牛组织的先进发展理念,通过提供牲畜、农作物及相关技术培训和能力建设帮助贫困农户实现自力更生。农户脱贫后,都会履行“礼品传递”的承诺,把牲畜的下一代或等值款项、知识和技术传递给其他有需要的家庭,在帮助其他贫困家庭的同时重拾尊严, 最终令整个社区受惠。





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  1. 堆肥可以用来提高提高土质。你可以用植物,动物肥料及来制作堆肥。这个动画将阐述制作和储存堆肥的过程。





  2. 堆肥可以用来提高提高土质。你可以用植物,动物肥料及来制作堆肥。这个动画将阐述制作和储存堆肥的过程。





  3. 堆肥可以用来提高提高土质。你可以用植物,动物肥料及来制作堆肥。这个动画将阐述制作和储存堆肥的过程。
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