1) agricultural technicians working with non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) that have small-scale agricultural projects;
2) small-scale growers; and,
3) university faculty and students in agronomy.
By partnering with other organizations (international, national and local), training is provided in all parts of Nicaragua, including the two autonomous regions of RAAN and RAAS.
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1) diversify the supply of seeds available to small-scale growers by introducing an assortment of vegetables, legumes and grains; and,
2) diversify the inventory of staple crops by introducing varieties from countries with warmer and drier climates, including Africa and Asia.ECHO Seed System
Brad Ward leads the ECHO Central America/Caribbean Regional Impact Team.
Seven biointensive growers in Nicaragua have begun producing open-pollinated seeds for future distribution to organizations and small-scale growers who practice biointensive-agroecology methods.BioNica Network of the Growers of Seeds.
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Research Beds (photos)
Demonstration Beds. (photos)
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