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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
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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

Position announcement.

ECHO is adding a senior staff position in 1996 or 1997. The person chosen will have several years' experience in areas that will make him or her a great resource person for our network.

ECHO emphasizes the use of plants in agricultural development, but we have become a resource center for a broad range of issues faced by those working with small farmers. Consequently we need a core of people who are knowledgeable about many things and who have alert minds to filter all they hear and read for relevant ideas, techniques, information and seed sources to enrich the ministry of those in our network. In a few years we will probably have 3-4 technical people, each specializing in 1/3 to 1/4 of the areas of interest that ECHO covers.

The person chosen must have a devout Christian walk that can be a model for and earn respect from staff and interns; first-rate technical competence on a wide range of agricultural issues relevant to development and mission work; perspective that comes from extensive experience; a teacher's heart, to mentor interns and students; "perceived stature" as a valued consultant so that members of ECHO's network will consider a visit to us even more valuable; be very approachable, apt to listen first, then share just the right things to meet the expressed need. Requirements include at least a bachelor's degree and US citizenship or permission already granted to work in the USA. If you are interested, write first for more details and an application. (E-mail version is available.) Return to Index.

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