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: 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 […]

Meat consumption on the rise

Laos expects to require a total of 487,000 tones of meat, eggs and fish or an average of 65 kg per capital per year by 2020 and expects to grow to 79 kg by 2025. Recently, the government is encouraging farmers to breed cattle, goats, pig, chicken and fish to meet domestic consumption needs which […]

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 […]