ECHO Asia, in conjunction with the PMA CSSDD (Pathein Myaungmya Sgaw Karen Baptist Association- Christian Social Services Development Division), with funding from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP-USA) and the Agroecology Learning Alliance in SE Asia (ALiSEA), welcomes anyone working in agriculture and community development to attend a sponsored seed saving workshop from January 17 – 18, 2018 at Pathein, in the Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar.
The topics for this 2-day free workshop include hands-on training on:
- Introduction to ECHO Asia and Seed Saving Research
- Showcase of the Kahelu Small Farm Resource Center
- Biology of Seed Saving
- Processes of Seed Saving, Seed Testing, and Best Practices
- Technologies for Seed Saving and Showcase of Appropriate Techniques Tested at Kahelu
- How to Identify and Use Neglected and Underutilized Species
- Results of Seed Systems Research
- Conducting Baseline Seed Systems Research and Establishing Community Seed Banks
- Introduction to Sustainable Intensification
- Introduction to Vegetable Grafting
- How to Conduct and Participate in a Seed Swap
- and more…
Training will be conducted in English and Burmese.
Here for registration and more information