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ECHO Presentation given by ECHO President/CEO Stan Doerr ECHO Presentation given by ECHO President/CEO Stan Doerr Presentation Transcript

  • Networking Global Hunger Solutions
    ECHO Asia Conf 2009
  • 923 Million people across the world are hungry
    Over 16,000 children die each day from hunger related causes-one child every 5 seconds
    (from Bread for the World Hunger Facts)
  • ECHO’s Purpose
    ECHO exists to help those working internationally with the poor to be more effective, especially in the area of agriculture.
  • Innovative OptionsEducation & TrainingNetworking
  • Innovative OptionsEducation & TrainingNetworking
  • Innovative Options
    ECHO helps those working overseas in the areas of Agriculture and Community Development to find solutions to the difficulties they face in their communities.
    We want to improve the capabilities of these workers to address local agricultural problems and to offer additional options for improving the quality of life for the people they serve.
  • Innovative Options
    ECHO provides this assistance in the following ways:
    Technical Support
    Publications
    Internet
    Seedbank
    Nursery
    Consulting
  • Innovative OptionsTechnical Support
    ECHO’s technical team answers questions and provides advice for our network.
  • Innovative OptionsTechnical Support
    A Global Ag Extension service for the developing world.
    What do I do if……
  • Innovative OptionsTechnical Support
    A Global Ag Extension service for the developing world.
    What do I do if……
  • Innovative OptionsPublications
    ECHO Development Notes:
    A journal style newsletter highlighting ideas, techniques, and plants that have potential.
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    ECHO Technical Notes:
    Documents containing information on a particular topic.
  • Innovative OptionsPublications
  • Innovative OptionsInternet
    ECHO’s website provides a link to our publications and connects us to our network.
    Over 1 million documents downloaded since 2005
    Visit us at:
    www.echonet.org
  • Innovative OptionsSeedbank
    ECHO sends out trial packets of seed to members of our network. ECHO’s seedbank contains over 370 varieties of hard-to-find vegetables, multi-purpose trees, fruits and other tropical crops.
  • Innovative OptionsNursery
    The ECHO Nursery provides a valuable training component for interns, students, and visitors. It also provides the capability to ship bud-wood & tree seedlings.
  • Innovative OptionsConsulting
    ECHO offers off-site as well as on-site consulting.
    Moringa questions in Cambodia
    Pineapple questions at ECHO
  • Innovative OptionsEducation & TrainingNetworking
  • Education and Training
    Another way in which ECHO strives to make development workers more effective is to provide training and educational opportunities at the ECHO campus.
    “To improve the capability of individuals to make a significant impact on agricultural development internationally.”
  • Education and Training
    ECHO provides education & training in the following ways:
    Internship Program
    Formal Education
    Non-formal Education
    Workshops
    Library
    Demonstration Farm
    Appropriate Technologies
  • Education and TrainingInternship Program
    This is a one year work experience program designed to provide training for potential development workers.
  • Education and TrainingInternship Program
    (2000-2008)
  • Education and TrainingFormal Education
    ECHO partners with colleges to offer courses for credit to university students.
  • Education and TrainingNon-Formal Education
    We also offer the option of a guided self-study program designed to let international workers focus on specific topics.
  • Education and TrainingWorkshops
    ECHO offers various workshops throughout the year at the ECHO campus.
  • Education and TrainingLibrary
    ECHO maintains a Reference Library with books, journals, magazines, videos, files, and articles on agriculture and community development.
  • Education and TrainingDemonstration Farm
    ECHO’s 50 acre farm is a hands-on living classroom witha 10 acre Global Village representing 6 Agro Zones
  • Education and TrainingDemonstration Farm
    Lowlands
    Mountain
  • Education and TrainingDemonstration Farm
    Monsoon
    Semi-Arid
  • Education and TrainingDemonstration Farm
    RainForest
    Urban Gardens
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations
    ECHO maintains a variety of demonstrations representing technologies that are being used successfully in the field and that address critical issues.
    Our focus is on technologies related to:
    Water Treatment & Filtration
    Water Movement & Storage
    Indoor Air Pollution & Improved Cookstoves
    Renewable Energy
    Post-Harvest
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations: Water Treatment & Filtration
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations: Water Movement & Storage
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations: Indoor Air Pollution & Improved Cookstoves
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations: Renewable Energy
  • Education and TrainingAppropriate Technologies
    Demonstrations: Post Harvest
    Post-harvest losses of food grains in the developing world from mishandling, spoilage and pest infestation are around 25%.
    One-quarter of grains produced never reach the consumer, and the effort and money required to produce it are lost-forever.
  • Innovative OptionsEducation & TrainingNetworking
  • Networking
    The third key element of ECHO’s ministry is to provide opportunities for international development workers to learn from each other.
    • Annual ECHO Agricultural Conference (EAC)
    • Regional Networking Forums
    • Strategic Partnerships
  • Networking OpportunitiesECHO Agriculture Conference
  • Networking OpportunitiesRegional Networking Forums
  • Networking OpportunitiesFormal Strategic Partnerships
    ECHO works to develop formal partnerships with organizations that have similar interests in order to build on mutual strengths and enhance the effectiveness of each organization.
  • ECHO exists for one major reason, to help those working internationally with the poor to be more effective, especially in the area of agriculture.
    Let us know how we can help you.
    ECHO: Networking Global Hunger Solutions