Jean Apedoh is an agricultural trainer in Togo, West Africa. Through training and connections made at the first ECHO conference in West Africa he has been instrumental is multiplying the impact of SRI (the System of Rice Intensification) across the region. Meet Jean and three generations of trainers and farmers who have benefitted from ECHO's West Africa Impact Center. Viewers will learn about how ECHO's impact is multiplied, and a little about SRI, one of the many techniques that ECHO promotes.
We are especially grateful for the kind contributions of:
Erika Styger, Cornell University, and Flooded Cellar Productions
sri.ciifad.cornell.edu/ - Cornell University SRI-Rice
floodedcellar.com/ - Flooded Cellar Productions
Footage of SRI planting and harvest were provided to ECHO by Flooded Cellar Productions
Additional voice over courtesy Dian Perry