Mountain Futures Conference, 4-8 June 2018, Kunming, China

On the 4th – 8th June 2018, the second Mountain Futures Conference took place in China’s Yunnan province, against the backdrop of the famous Hani rice terraces in Honghe and the rapidly growing city of Kunming. Building on the success of the first Mountain Futures Conference in 2016, the event gave participants the opportunity to […]

Gaia Green Network Meeting

Gaia Green Network organized the 5th annual meeting in Nyaung Shwe Township, Innlay, Shan State on 10-12 May, 2018. Their objectives are to share information and technique about organic agriculture, to solve the problem of agriculture and to strengthen the network in Organic agriculture and PGS. There were (40) participants coming from Myitkyina, Pwint Phyu, […]

Thematic workshop: Bringing Agroecology to the Market, 09 February 2018, Vientiane, Laos

On the 9th of February, 44 participants from Government agencies, Research Institutes, National University of Laos, Development practitioners and private sector gathered at the Vansana Riverside Hotel in Vientiane, Laos for a thematic workshop on Bringing Agroecology to the Market: Innovative Market Approaches and Institutional Settings to accompany the agroecological transition. This workshop was organized […]

ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Vietnam, Hanoi, 13-14 November 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Vietnam was organized in Hanoi on the 13th and 14th of November 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) and […]

Regional Forum on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in the Mekong Sub-Region towards Food Security, An Giang University, Vietnam 6-7 November 2017

The Mekong Sub-region is rapidly becoming a new frontier of economic growth in Southeast Asia due to its rich human and natural capital (ADB 2017). Its suitability for a wide range of crops has made agriculture one of the sub-region’s important economic sectors. It has also led to increased trade and investment linked to regional […]

Volunteering opportunity: Permaculture Project Coordinator at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Laos

Application Deadline: 11/30/2017 Description We are looking for a volunteer who is interested to work with Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Luang Prabang, Laos (www.pha-tad.ke.com ), on a new permaculture project for a six month period. This role would start in January 2018 and run until the end of July 2018. We are looking […]

Laos Vegetable Forum 2017: Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector

Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector In the Lao PDR, vegetable production provides around 80% of domestic demand, mostly produced by smallholder farmers. Throughout the country, there are large differences in consumption between provinces. Challenges to vegetable production include suboptimal yields, poor competitiveness, high postharvest losses, product that does not conform to quality and […]

ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Cambodia, Siem Reap, 21-22 March 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Cambodia was organized in Siem Reap on the 21st and 22nd of March 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for […]

Regional Symposium on “Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological / Organic Leans”, 23th February 2017, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

“We agree there are very different policies and priorities between all countries, but the common point is that they are all working under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. The main problem though is that SDGs do not mention organic agriculture at all, they do not mention Agro-ecology either. That is where the university needs […]