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ECHO News Magazine - Winter 2023


Connecting to Serve

In November, network members in Florida gathered at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference. More than 200 global practitioners united to connect, learn, and grow through the conference.

From Abram Bicksler, President / CEO

"I am also excited that this year marks the beginning of our strategic planning process to set the goals, activities, and indicators for our next 5 years."

Community-Level Techniques Work to Meet Global Goals

A recent report from the United Nations highlights progress made toward the 2030 sustainable development goals and calls for accelerated global action to ensure safe drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene for all.

ECHO’s First Building

A Renewed Mission for the A-Frame

Is TAD I for You?

Missions volunteers of all kinds can benefit from ECHO Florida’s course on Tropical Agriculture Development. The next course will be offered June 26 - July 1st.

In Their Own Words: William Mkushi

"I have witnessed the excitement of smallholder farmers when we have trained them in contour establishment on highly eroded hillsides"

ECHO Development Notes #158

At the historical center of our equipping work is ECHO Development Notes (EDN), an electronic publication which we send quarterly to thousands of people in more than 190 countries.

More Yield with Fewer Inputs: Experiences from West Africa

Partnerships in West Africa are reaching farmers across Benin, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Burkina Faso with techniques to lessen chemical inputs while increasing crop yields.