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close this bookAmaranth to Zai Holes, Ideas for Growing Food under Difficult Conditions (ECHO; 1996; 397 pages)
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Open this folder and view contents1: Basics of agricultural development
Open this folder and view contents2: Vegetables and small fruits in the tropics
Open this folder and view contents3: Staple crops
Open this folder and view contents4: Multipurpose trees
Open this folder and view contents5: Farming systems and gardening techniques
Open this folder and view contents6: Soil health and plant nutrition
Open this folder and view contents7: Water resources
Open this folder and view contents8: Plant protection and pest control
Open this folder and view contents9: Domestic animals
Open this folder and view contents10: Food science
Open this folder and view contents11: Human health care
Open this folder and view contents12: Seeds and germplasm
Open this folder and view contents13: Energy and technologies
Open this folder and view contents14: From farm to market
Open this folder and view contents15: Training and missionary resources
Open this folder and view contents16: Oils
Open this folder and view contents17: Above-ground (urban) gardens
View the document18: What is ECHO?
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Open this folder and view contentsECHO development notes - issue 52
close this folderECHO development notes: issue 53
View the documentFifty-one issues of edn in one book!
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View the documentThe nutritive value of chaya, one of the most productive green vegetables
View the documentSolar water disinfection
View the document"Why don't my tomatoes set fruit?"
View the documentInsights from a biogas project.
View the documentMalnutrition and child mortality
View the documentList of distance learning courses is available from ECHO.
View the documentFrom ECHO's seedbank
View the documentEchoes from our network
View the documentUpcoming events
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Open this folder and view contents28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture
Open this folder and view contentsPrinciples of agroforestry
Open this folder and view contentsGood nutrition on the small farm

Upcoming events

ECHO's Agricultural Missions Conference (Nov 12-14, 1996): a registration form for the conference and the aquaculture conference immediately following is enclosed with this issue. We hope to see you here! Aquaculture Workshop (Nov 15-16, also at ECHO) is an introduction to technological levels and appropriate role of aquaculture in farming systems, pond site selection and management, fish biology, project planning, and specific small group discussion times. Price for overseas members of ECHO's network is US$25; $90 for others.

´Course Design and Delivery' Workshops for Trainers in Sustainable Agriculture to be held in Kitwe, ZAMBIA (2-20 Sept 1996) and Arusha, TANZANIA (27 Oct-15 Nov 1996). The yearly practice-oriented workshops cover course design, training materials development, and facilitation and information sifting skills. The courses are sponsored by the PELUM Association (participatory ecological land-use management), which works throughout east and southern Africa to promote sustainable resource use. Write: Workshop Coordinator, PELUM Association, PO Box CY 301, Harare, ZIMBABWE; fax 263-4- 744470. (In Zambia, also contact Chileshe Chilangwa, Harvest Help, Box 36548, Lusaka; in Tanzania, Cleophas Rwechungura, TOPP, Box 9421, Dar es Salaam.)

Agroforestry Short Course, 30 Sept.-14 Dec. 1996, œ3500 plus living expenses (about œ1200). These courses are designed for master's-level professionals who want to learn about recent advances in agroforestry. Subjects include: Systems and practices, Measurement and modelling of ecophysiological interactions, Multipurpose tree species, Applied sociology in project design, and resource economics. Write Dr. R.M. Brook, Short Course Coordinator, School of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK; fax (01248) 354997; e-mail Individualized training in agroforestry may also be available at the university (œ1400/month).

"Forestry for Sustainable Development" will be the theme of the next World Forestry Congress, to be held in Antalya, Turkey, on 13-22 October 1997. A huge spectrum of topics will be addressed in the technical program. They expect people of all backgrounds and experience to attend. Contact Mr. Mesut Kamiloglu, Secretary-General, XI World Forestry Congress, Ministry of Forestry, Ataturk Bulvari 153, Ankara, TURKEY; fax 90.312.4179160; e-mail or Return to Index.

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