Myanmar seed saving workshop, January 17 – 18, 2018, Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region

ECHO Asia, in conjunction with the PMA CSSDD (Pathein Myaungmya Sgaw Karen Baptist Association- Christian Social Services Development Division), with funding from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP-USA) and the Agroecology Learning Alliance in SE Asia (ALiSEA), welcomes anyone working in agriculture and community development to attend a sponsored seed saving workshop from January 17 – […]

Lao Uplands Forum: landscape of opportunities November 2017 – March 2018

Context Changing Lao Uplands The uplands of Lao PDR are defined as an area of multi-dimensional marginality, characterised by remoteness, diverse ethnicity, language, and culture, with a comparatively high level of poverty, and livelihoods dominated by pockets of food insecurity (Uplands Development Strategy 2016-2025). Covering about 70 percent of the country territory, the Lao Uplands […]

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 […]

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 ( and Ms My […]

36th International Vegetable Training Course – From Seed to Table, World Vegetable Centre East and Southeast Asia/Oceania, Oct-Dec 2017

The 36th International Vegetable Training Course (IVTC) organized by World Vegetable Centre East and Southeast Asia/Oceania will be divided into two modules. The objectives of the training course are to prepare participants to alleviate hunger and poverty through sustainable development of the vegetable sector. All of the participants will be engaged in the entire spectrum […]

Great Mekong Subregion at Thaifex 2017, Safe and Environment friendly Agro-based Value Chains

In the framework of Thaifex World of Food Asia 2017, the International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages, Food Technology and Retails & Franchise in Asia, a set of activities supported by the Great Mekong Subregion Core Agriculture Support Program (CASP) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will adress especifically Safe and Environment friendly Agro-based […]

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 […]

ECHO Asia, Nepal Agriculture and Community Development Workshop, 22-24 May 2017

ECHO Asia, Medical Teams International & Shanti Nepal are organizing an Agriculture and Community Development Workshop from 22nd to 24th May 2017 in Nepal. It will cover 12 topics including: Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) Climate-changed adapted agriculture with a focus on green manure cover crops Seed banking and seed saving The workshop will be […]

E-learning course “Experience capitalization for continuous learning”

Experience capitalization is a systematic, interactive and participatory process through which an experience is analysed and documented leading to creation of knowledge (for example good practices or lessons learned), which can be shared and used to generate change. This e-learning course, co-funded by the Belgian development cooperation, introduces the methodology and process of experience capitalization. […]

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 […]