Call for Applications: Biocontrol Field Course, 2-9 September 2017

The International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) and International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) will held a “Biocontrol Field Course” on the 2-9 September 2017. Call for application (registration deadline has been extended to 15 May 2017) is enclosed here To apply, email your expression of interest to Dr Kris Wyckhuys (k.wyckhuys@cgiar.org) and Ms My […]

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 […]

Sustainable Agriculture Solutions Fair, Hanoi, 04 April 2017

On 04th April 2017, from 9:00AM to 04:30PM on the AGI grounds, Pham Van Dong Street, Hanoi, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), in cooperation with the Agricultural Genetics Institute (AGI), will host a SUSTAINABLE FOOD FUTURE FAIR. Themed, “From soil to plate: an agri-market place for eco-efficient ideas, technologies…and foods!” the fair will […]

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 […]

National Workshops Announcement “Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological/Organic Lens”, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar

Co-Organizers: Chulalongkorn University, School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR), Thailand Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA), Regional office, Vientiane, Lao PDR United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Bangkok and Hanoi, Offices Can Tho University, Can Tho City (Southern Viet Nam) Royal University of Agriculture, Phnom Penh (Cambodia) Yezin Agriculture University, Nay Pyi […]

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 […]

Regional Curriculum Workshop on Agroecology for Farmer Training, Hanoi, December, 13-15, 2016

Over the past two decades, much effort was put toward the development and expansion of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) throughout the world. The IPM program helped farmers to better understand ecosystems, manage crops and pests accordingly, and increase yields and income. The most effective IPM training programs, however, were time consuming and required extensive […]

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 […]