ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Vietnam, Hanoi, 13-14 November 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Vietnam was organized in Hanoi on the 13th and 14th of November 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) and […]

Internship opportunity: ALiSEA website content manager (full time, Vientiane, Lao PDR)

Application Deadline: 30/11/2017 Goal of the ALiSEA Website ALiSEA website (http://ali-sea.org) is an attractive and user-friendly regional online knowledge-sharing platform on agroecology. This website is instrumental for ALiSEA as a regional network since it fosters information and document sharing, enhance visibility of its members’ initiatives, and contributes to a better credibility of agroecology practices towards […]

Regional Forum on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in the Mekong Sub-Region towards Food Security, An Giang University, Vietnam 6-7 November 2017

The Mekong Sub-region is rapidly becoming a new frontier of economic growth in Southeast Asia due to its rich human and natural capital (ADB 2017). Its suitability for a wide range of crops has made agriculture one of the sub-region’s important economic sectors. It has also led to increased trade and investment linked to regional […]

Side event at the Luang Prabang Film Festival, Promoting Sustainable Farming and Agroecology, 9-10 December, Laos

Do you care about sustainable farming, the environment, and agroecology? Do you believe that youth are part of the solution and can lead an agricultural revolution that is much needed in the Mekong region? Are you interested to learn more about all organic farms that are developing around Luang Prabang? Come and join us for […]

Volunteering opportunity: Permaculture Project Coordinator at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Laos

Application Deadline: 11/30/2017 Description We are looking for a volunteer who is interested to work with Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Luang Prabang, Laos (www.pha-tad.ke.com ), on a new permaculture project for a six month period. This role would start in January 2018 and run until the end of July 2018. We are looking […]

Laos Vegetable Forum 2017: Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector

Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector In the Lao PDR, vegetable production provides around 80% of domestic demand, mostly produced by smallholder farmers. Throughout the country, there are large differences in consumption between provinces. Challenges to vegetable production include suboptimal yields, poor competitiveness, high postharvest losses, product that does not conform to quality and […]

Third call for proposal “Competitive grant scheme” in the framework of ACTAE Regional Project / Cansea Component

With a fast growing population, increased pressure on its natural resources and climate change impacts everyday more present, South East Asia is at a crossroads regarding its agriculture development, calling for an important shift towards an agroecological transition. In this framework, ACTAE project has a regional focus (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) and aims at […]

Regional workshop about e-learning resources in Agroecology, Phnom Penh, 11th October 2017

In the region, several initiatives are taking place around different dimensions and practices of Agroecology with SRI, organic farming, conservation agriculture, IPM, Agroforesterie, permaculture… A diversity of training materials is developed for smallholder farmers, e-learning teaching materials developed for higher education in Cambodia, farmer fields schools, experimental station dedicated to AE practices, university that focuses […]

ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Laos, Vientiane, 24-25 July 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Laos was organized in Vientiane Capital on the 24th and 25th of July 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) and […]

Youth and Agroecology Short Film Competition, call for submission

Do you care about sustainable farming, the environment, and agroecology? Do you believe that youth are part of the solution and can lead an agricultural revolution that is much needed in the Mekong region? Feeling creative? Find a story, do your research, gather your team, grab your camera, and get to work on your short […]