ECHOes in Africa
"I am really keen on working with ECHO as I think they can make a real difference in terms of knowledge dissemination and the introduction of new plants and techniques."
--David C. Uganda
"It's really nice for we who are "in the field" to be able to access good information on the web site to better help the farmers we serve. Thank you for your work to make our work easier!"
-- Steve, CRWRC West Africa
"The work you are doing is great and contributing to the achievement of the Millenium Development goals i.e. goal #1 on eradicating poverty and hunger."
--Denis M. Kampala, Uganda
ECHO Agricultural Conferences provide opportunities for networking and enrichment for professionals working internationally with agriculture or related fields.
Conferences have been held in Fort Myers, Florida, USA, Nairobi, Kenya, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Arusha, Tanzania; with ECHO-inspired conferences held in Haiti and Latin America.
Click on a link below to learn more about a conference in your region of the world!
December 10-12, 2013
Fort Myers, Florida
Make plans to attend ECHO's 20th International Agricultural Conference! The event brings together some of the world’s most influential voices dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving lives.
Speakers will share practical solutions to agricultural challenges, personal experiences and strategies for improving the lives of millions who daily face the threat of starvation. The event offers an open exchange of information, connecting the people and ideas that can make a real and sustainable difference.
Conference accommodation and meeting rooms for morning and evening sessions will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (http://www.cpfortmyers.com/) in the Bell Tower district of Fort Myers. Afternoon workshops and demonstrations will be held at the 50-acre ECHO farm in North Fort Myers, which has one of the largest collections of tropical fruits and vegetables in the Unites States.
October 29-31, 2013
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic