International Symposium on Agroecology for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in China, 29-31 August 2016

29-31 August 2016, Kunming, Yunnan, China In September 2014 FAO convened a global symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition. This has been followed in 2015 by three regional meetings in Brazil, Senegal and Thailand. These meetings have brought together stakeholders from academia, policy and civil society to better understand the role and potential of […]

Agroecology multiversity launched: “It’s a school, community and movement rolled into one”

From a field-learning site somewhere in the Philippine countryside, a farmer shares through an online video platform his experience and best practices on how to grow vegetables without using harmful agrochemicals and make decent earnings. His audience includes fellow vegetable growers in Malaysia, agriculture students in South Korea, a scientist from New Zealand and organic […]

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Laos

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Laos, was held on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 in Vientiane. It was organized by CIRAD and GRET as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It brought […]

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Vietnam

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Vietnam, was held on the 5th and 6th of May 2016 in Hanoi. It was organized by CIRAD, GRET and PHANO as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It […]

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Cambodia

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Cambodia, was held on the 30th and 31st of March 2016 in Phnom Penh. It was organized by CIRAD and GRET as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It […]

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) opens officially its first website

On February 2, 2016 MAF held the official opening ceremony for MAF firt website. The ceremony was chaired by Dr. Phouang Parisak Pravongviengkham, MAF Deputy Minister and attended by 35 delegations from MAF. The MAF website is a platform to link with the available information about agriculture and forestry in Laos. It aims at facilitating […]

Farmers experienced that naturally grown cauliflowers gave high yields with less cost of cultivation (Myanmar)

The Farmer Journal Vol-12, Issue 180 for December 28-January 3, 2016: Vegetable producers in Magway Division are saying that cost of cultivation of naturally grown cauliflowers are very low and yet providing them with high yield.  In Makyi village and Chaung Ma Gyi village of Seik Phyu township in Magway region, vegetable farmers are successful […]