Regional workshop on the Application of the FAO Global Analytical Framework for the multidimensional assessment of Agroecology, 24-26/09/2019 Bangkok, Thailand

The regional workshop on the Application of the FAO Global Analytical Framework for the multidimensional assessment of Agroecology was co-organized by RAP, AGA, and AGPME in the framework of FAO Strategic Program on Sustainable Agriculture (SP2). This tool has been developed as part of the Global Knowledge Product on Agroecology through a multi-stakeholder collaborative process. […]

EARTH Talks: Why We Love Sustainable Farming in Laos, September 27, 2019

Ben Patrick, founder of ECO ASIA and Luang Prabang-based permaculture consultant, will lead an interactive talk on promoting sustainable farming in Laos (Earth care – People care – Fair share), outline his project, and discuss ways you can get involved. A Q&A session will follow. Bring Yourself Down to EARTH – Vientiane for this special […]

Call for Applications for the online course on Farm Data Management, Sharing and Services for Agriculture Development

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Pan African Farmers’ Organisation (PAFO) are pleased to call for applications for a new online course: “Farm Data Management, Sharing and Services for Agriculture Development”. There is an exponential growth in data accompanying the digitalization of agriculture through the […]

Madhu Duniya 2019 – Conservation and Characterization: Asian Bees Unique but Threatened, Oct 21-24, 2019 PHILIPPINES

MANILA, Philippines – Asia’s largest forest honey and bee conference makes it way to the Philippines! Madhu Duniya is the largest gathering of Asian forest honey producers, scientists, supporters and private sector players in the world, coming together to discuss growing trends, challenges and opportunities in the forest honey and native bee sector. It is […]

Green Shoots Foundation & CIDO Agritech Centre, North West Cambodia

Green Shoots Foundation and Community-based Integrated Development Organisation (CIDO) have recently established an agriculture-training center in Odar Meanchey, North West Cambodia. Space is a community-learning center, which acts as a training area and demonstration site for a range of activities pertaining to rural development, farmer livelihood and enabling young people to remain acquainted with agriculture. […]

IFAD Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair (MKLF) 2019, 10-12 July 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

The Mekong Hub Knowledge Learning Fair 2019 (MKLF-2019) organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), operated by the Hanoi office from 10-12 July 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. There were different relevant stakeholders and high-level representatives come from different countries, the private sector and producers’ organizations and development organizations such as 1). Country: Cambodia, […]

“Sustainable Agriculture Production for Food, Nutritional and Livelihood Security: A Challenge for Asian Farmers”, September 25-27, 2019, Pattaya, Thailand

Organizers Pragati International Scientific Research Foundation (PISRF), Meerut, India Co- Organizers The Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences (SHUATS), Prayagraj, India North Eastern Regional Institute of Water and Land Management (NERIWALM), Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR), Government of India, Tezpur, Assam, India Farming Systems Research and Development Association (FSRDA), Meerut, India The Institution […]

TOT training of Permaculture, 14 – 19 October, 2019, Lao PDR

Pha Tad KeBotanical Garden has started a new permaculture project. This project will involve the development and installation of a permaculture demonstration/research farm in Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Laos with a training program for local farmers, government staff, NPAs and NGO’s. As part of this program, we will teach and showcase sustainable practices and how […]

Regional Vegetable Forum 2019 Sharing knowledge and experience to promote development of vegetable and improve income of smallholders

Regional Vegetable Forum 2019 Supporting the adoption of interventions (improved practices and new technologies) by smallholders for sustainable year-round production of safe fresh vegetables The vegetable sector is becoming a higher focus for research, development and the private sector in Southeast Asia due to the greater nutritional and economic values that can be derived. However, […]

Xieng Khuang beekeepers savour sweet taste of success

Vientiane Times, August 8, 2019 Source: http://www.vientianetimes.org.la/sub-new/Current/Curr_Xieng179.php Beekeepers from four districts in Xieng Khuang province have been able to collect more than 12 tonnes of fresh, natural honey this year following below-average rainfall. This year’s production represents a significant increase from 2018 when Paek, Phoukoud, Phaxay and Khoun districts managed just under eight tonnes of honey between them […]