• The power of small-scale gasifiers

    In the highland areas of Vietnam where a lot of coffee is grown, gasifier heat can be used to dry coffee cherries and parchment beans. In the lowland areas where rice is grown, it can be used to dry paddy rice. Many Vietnamese exporters of rice use coal at a cost of $200 US per […]

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  • Multifunctional small farms

    Multifunctional small farms: essential for agricultural sustainability and global food sovereignty John Ikerd University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA (Presented at the Seminar “Sustainable Tropical Production; a leadership tool for the Orinoquia”, Universidad de los Llanos, Meta, Colombia, South America, 24-25 August, 2016) I am honored by the opportunity to present my perspectives on agricultural […]

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