Development through "Seeing is Believing", and "Learning by Doing"

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1999: $50,762.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Region: Western
State: Federated States of Micronesia
Principal Investigator:


  • Agronomic: sugarcane
  • Fruits: avocados, bananas, citrus, pineapples
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes
  • Additional Plants: native plants, ornamentals, trees


  • Animal Production: herbal medicines, manure management, watering systems
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: afforestation, biodiversity, grass waterways, hedgerows, soil stabilization, hedges - woody
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, botanical pesticides, compost extracts, cultural control, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control, prevention, sanitation, trap crops
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic, agroecosystems, permaculture
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, organic matter
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.