TOT training of Permaculture, 26-31 October 2020, Luangprabang, 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 to […]

Training in Cambodia on Conservation Agriculture, 28-29 September 2020

A training session on “Conservation Agriculture: A Sustainable Cropping Solution” will be organized by the Conservation Agriculture Service Center of the Department of Agricultural Land Resources Management, CIRAD, SmartAgro and SwissContact. Objective of the training Raising the awareness on the agroecological cropping management through the conservation agriculture techniques. Improving technical skills of the farmers/resource persons […]

Mekong Sustainable News – A training program on storytelling about natural resources and agriculture in Laos

What is CFI? CFI is a French media cooperation agency mainly funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and is responsible for coordinating and implementing public aid policy for promoting and enhancing the media in developing countries. CFI has currently involved in around thirty projects that fall within three major programmes: […]

Khao Kai Noi Geographical Indication Management Officer – Gret Lao PDR

Khao Kai Noi Promotion Association in Xiengkhouang (/Huaphan) is recruiting a Geographical Indication Management Officer and is calling for application of suitable and highly motivated candidates for this position, described hereafter. Description of responsibilities The “Khao Kai Noi Geographical Indication Management Officer” will have the following roles and responsibilities: 1. Support and assist Khao Kai […]

On-farm trial of drying and storage of maize for postharvest loss prevention” ACTION RESEARCH and VDO

by LURAS project, June 2020. Action research was conducted in Kham District, Xieng Khuang province to test new drying and storage practices and technologies. The objective of the trial was to provide farmers and the LURAS project with information on the potential benefits of adopting new drying and storing practices. The expected potential benefits include […]

Announcement of e-learning course on agro-ecology

To support agro-ecology transition in Cambodia as well as in the region, E-learning course on agro-ecology is developed under the project Innovative Pedagogical Resources in Conservation Agriculture in South-East Asia (IPERCA) funded by Agropolis Foundation and the complementary funding from the French Development Agency (AFD) through ACTAE/CANSEA project. This initiative brings together the E-learning Center […]

The new video collection of farmers’s voices and techniques produced by Lao Farmer Network

Why farmers in Laos are shifting from cabbage to cassava production     When the COVID-19 pandemic hit globally, farmers in Laos are among the most affected. Many farmers could not sell their cabbages due to lack of buyers. The prices for cabbages also dropped, thus, some farmers in the country decided to shift to […]

Young Organic Farmers 2020: Organic Seeds Production Training

Organic Seeds Production Training Training period is between 1-14 August 2020 Online Training Introduction: We have lost seeds varieties and food security from the mainstream agriculture system. Seeds production become limitation and professionalization, good quality seeds become commercialization, and adapt to chemical production method. The Open Pollination (OP) seeds are essential for resilience and sustainability […]

Green and Sustainable Agriculture Policy Framework Discussions, 3 June 2020, Lao PDR

original source: laofab.org June 3rd, 2020 SSWG on Agrobiodiversity update participants on the Lao PDR “Green and Sustainable Agriculture Policy Framework Discussions. The main activity of the SSWG will be to build on the Green and Sustainable Agriculture Framework by means of analyzing and documenting the success factors for the commercialization efforts by the private […]