Call for Expressions of Interest – National Focal Points and Partners, Mekong Region

“Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological/Organic Lens” With support from the Chulalongkorn University, UNISEARCH Fund the Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) in Bangkok will conduct a small one year study (May 2016-April 2017) to begin better documenting and understanding the role of post-secondary and research institutions in […]

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

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Myanmar, was held on the 7th and 8th of March 2016 in Yangon. 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 […]

Vacancy Myanmar – FAO Policy Officer P4 – EU/FAO Programme on sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition

Kindly be informed that Project VA IRC3259 Policy Officer, P-4 in Myanmar has been issued in iRecruitment with the attached pre-screening questionnaire and posted on the FAO Employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/vacancies/project/en/ Current closing date for applications is 25 March 2016.

Scholarship for courses for professionals in Agricultural Education and Research

The International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) is offering two interesting courses on Agricultural Higher Education and Research in Oct-Nov 2016. These courses are highly valued by professionals working in agricultural research, higher education, outreach and agribusiness. Kindly note that the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APPROACHING (22 March) for the courses: Learning, action research and […]

International training course ‘PGR and seeds: Community resilience in the face of change’ 07-25 November 2016, Nepal

The Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR, has the pleasure of sharing fellowship programme for training course ‘Plant genetic resources and seeds: community resilience in the face of change’, Nepal (07 – 25 November 2016). The deadline for fellowship is 22 March, 2016. This three week course is organised by Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen […]

Laos, Vietnam partner in commercial cattle farming project

Today, Vientiane farmers are producing only 50-60% of meat required to meet the capital’s needs. To solve this Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Department of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam are jointly working to help livestock breeders rear cattle for consumption and export. More details please […]

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 […]