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 […]

Internship opportunity, ALiSEA, Lao PDR: Co-evaluating an agroecological practice, the case of Sustainable Rice System (SRS)

The Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) is looking for a 5-6 months intern based in Laos, starting from May 2017. This internship is part of the co-evaluation process of the Sustainable Rice System (SRS). Its objective is to bring different stakeholders together (Non Profit Association, INGO and academia / research) to document […]

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 […]

Regional Symposium on “Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological / Organic Leans”, 23th February 2017, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

“We agree there are very different policies and priorities between all countries, but the common point is that they are all working under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. The main problem though is that SDGs do not mention organic agriculture at all, they do not mention Agro-ecology either. That is where the university needs […]

1st Regional Academic Conference on Agroecology, Yezin Agriculture University, Myanmar, 24th & 25th of January 2017

On the 24th and 25th of January 2017, Yezin Agriculture University (YAU) has organized a Regional Academic Conference about Agroecology, with a close support from the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) funded by the French Agency for Development. This Learning and Sharing Event took place in the framework of the ongoing collaboration […]

ALiSEA National thematic workshop: What performance indicators for assessing agroecology impacts? Vientiane, Lao PDR, November 2016

This 1st thematic workshop was part of the activities implemented by the Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) to foster multi stakeholder collaborations in regards to promoting an agroecological transition. It took place in Vientiane, Lao PDR, on the 29th of November 2016. It brought together 30 participants from Research and Universities (about 60%) […]

Job vacancy, ALiSEA National Network Coordinator (50% part time, Lao PDR)

ALiSEA is looking for a dynamic National Network Coordinator for Laos (lao national only), based in Vientiane at Gret office with potential travels within the country and the Mekong Region. This position is 50% part time, i.e about 10-11 days per month. In order to guarantee the sustainability of this position and to enhance its […]

Call for Co-Research, quantifying & mapping Southeast Asia’s pesticide usage

GRET together with CIAT in the framework of the Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) are planning to conduct an exploratory research initiative to quantify and map Southeast Asia’s pesticide usage. The main objective of this exploratory research initiative is to get an initial appreciation of pesticide usage patterns in key agricultural crops […]

Second 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 […]

Environmental Change, Agricultural Sustainability, and Economic Development in the Lower Mekong Basin conference: Call for papers

The conference will convene at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from March 16th to March 18th, 2017. It will be sponsored by the Department of Natural Resource Management and Development at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Western Washington University, and the Global Research Institute at the University of […]