Cambodia Vegetable Forum 2017: Fostering A Safe And Sustainable Vegetable Sector

Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector In Cambodia there is strong market demand for local, high quality, safe fresh vegetables, however, the vegetable sector in Cambodia currently supplies less than half of the domestic demand. Key challenges within the sector include (1) low yields and difficulty producing in the wet season; (2) poor competitiveness with regional neighbours; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Job vacancy: Deputy Permaculture Supervisor – Vulgarization

HAPPY CHANDARA recruits Deputy Permaculture Supervisor – Vulgarization French Non-Profit Organization – Provide high-level education to under-privileged girls Happy Chandara School was created by the French association “Toutes à l’Ecole”. This school is supported by donations from individuals and foundations from European countries, including France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Happy Chandara School is composed of a […]

Job vacancy: Full-time Research Assistant (IRD in Cambodia)

The French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) is looking for a young and motivated individual to assist in conducting research activities on natural resources management and agricultural dynamics in Cambodia. The successful candidate will mostly contribute to the DOUBT (Deltas dealing with uncertainty) research project by participating to the design of qualitative research […]

Call for applications for Master of Arts in Social Sciences (Development Studies), Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Looking for a career as a sustainability professional, social researcher, development specialist, humanitarian worker or policy maker? Do you also have an interest in land issues? The first step on your career path could well be a Master of Arts in Social Science (Development Studies) from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Chiang Mai University […]

ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Cambodia, Siem Reap, 21-22 March 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Cambodia was organized in Siem Reap on the 21st and 22nd of March 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 […]

Book announcement & Call for papers, Farmer Innovations and Best Practices by Shifting Cultivators in Asia-Pacific

Malcolm Cairns and his team are bringing to a logical conclusion what promises to be the world’s leading collection of scientific works on the practice of shifting cultivation, focusing on Asia and the Pacific. This book will be the third in a planned trilogy. Already, in the first two volumes, hundreds of the world’s leading […]