Environmental Change, Agricultural Sustainability, and Economic Development in the Lower Mekong Basin conference: Call for papers

The conference will convene at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from March 16th to March 18th, 2017. It will be sponsored by the Department of Natural Resource Management and Development at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Western Washington University, and the Global Research Institute at the University of […]

The 1st Lao Bamboo Platform workshop addressing the development of the bamboo sector in Lao PDR

A Lao Bamboo Platform workshop addressing the development of the bamboo sector in Lao PDR was held on the 15th and 16th of June 2016 in Vientiane capital, Lao PDR. It was co- organised by Department of Forestry (DoF) / Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), GRET, WWF and RECOFTC. The opening was chaired by […]

How to make ALiSEA works for your organization…

In the past few months, several communication tools (website, Facebook page, quarterly newsletter) have been developed by the ALiSEA coordination team with the objective to foster learning and sharing initiatives about agroecology in the Mekong Region. Such tools are meant to support by several ways research dissemination and analysis, updates on local, national and regional […]

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 […]

Job Vacancy, Myanmar

SWISSAID is an international NGO that works in partnership with local development organizations, networks and communities in their initiatives in the fields of Civil Society Strengthening; Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Livelihoods; and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. It is currently working in Kachin State and Shan State. SWISSAID is seeking a dynamic individual for the […]

Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) 2016

Since 1980 the work of outstanding activists, practitioners and visionaries is recognized with the Right Livelihood Award (known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) during an annual ceremony in the Swedish Parliament. Sulak Sivaraksa is a Right Livelihood laureate with his home base in Thailand. He founded the Sathirakoses Nagaparidipa Foundation (SNF) in 1968. It grew […]

Training Thailand – Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course

Mindful Markets are alternative approaches to shaping food systems based on full awareness of interconnected factors and driven by the principle of “Organic Food for All.” Mindful Markets focus on long term relationships between farmers and consumers by creating channels and building networks which provide access to healthy food and promote well being for stakeholders. […]