Lao PDR PROSAFE Agri-Food Forum “Know Your Food Law”, March 9, 2021

Background The PROSAFE project being implemented by Mekong Institute with the generous funding support from the New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAP) aims to strengthen agri-food safety capabilities of agri-food supply chain stakeholders in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam – CLMV. The project’s main goal is to promote food safety through a coordinated approach to […]


The Malaysian Agroecology Society for Sustainable Resource Intensification (SRI-Mas), the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and the Malaysian Food Security and Sovereignty Forum (FKMM) are pleased to invite you to the International Webinar Series on Agroecology & Community on 26th Feb 2021 (Friday), 09:00 – 10:30 pm (Malaysia) REGISTER HERE Webinar Platform: Zoom Meeting ID: 738 262 […]

ECO MARKET in Lao Ngam District, Salavan Province, Lao PDR

The Eco-Market is supported by IUCN, implemented by VFI, and aims to support the ecologically-friendly production and sale of local products. Products will include clean agriculture (vegetables, fruits and animal products), forest products, handicrafts, and textiles. No plastic packaging will be allowed during the Eco-Market and farmers have already participated in trainings to create natural […]

Online Webinar: INTRODUCTION TO RAFTER BEEKEEPING, Jan 21, 2021, 03:00 PM in Bangkok

Eric Guerin, is a French biologist specialized in Southeast Asian native bee conservation and sustainable beekeeping. Based in Cambodia since 2008, Eric has been working closely with honey hunters and small-scale beekeepers throughout Southeast Asia. In his exploration of sustainable beekeeping and wild honey collection approaches, he paid special attention to a technic empirically developed […]

National workshop on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, Myanmar, 22 January 2021

The 3rd National Workshop of National Climate Smart Agriculture Center (NCSA Center) with a special focus on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, will convene at 22nd January, 2021. The workshop is virtually organized by NCSA Center, Yezin Agricultural University and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The 3rd National Workshop on […]

Master-Farmer booklets: a new series on vegetable gardening techniques

“Agrisud International and SNV, within the framework of the ENUFF project (Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families) financed by the SDC, have published a series of manuals intended for Master-Farmers, farmers selected and trained to disseminate agro-ecological techniques to their peers. After distributing the series of manuals dedicated to the production of fodder plants and […]

The official kick-off workshop on Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia

The official kick-off meeting of the regional project for the development of  Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia (ASSET) took place on November 10-12 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. Around 130 people attended this event online and 20 in person both in Lao PDR and in Vietnam. The objectives of the kick-off […]


Last month the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed a Letter of Intent “to explore new partnerships between the UN Agency and the private sector”.  CropLife International (CLI), the pesticide industry association, interpreted the event slightly differently by claiming they had signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Whatever […]

Call for Papers: 3rd National Workshop on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”

National Climate Smart Agriculture Center, (NCSA Center), Yezin Agricultural University and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launch a call for papers. Please submit the research paper to the third national workshop of NCSA Center at the theme of “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, which will be virtually organized in 22 […]

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR was organized by the Ministry of agriculture and forestry, on the 30th of October 2020 at NAFRI. The meeting was attended by a total of 210 participants from the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, including researchers, professors, students from NUoL, and representatives from various international […]