Online workshop on “Expanding Access to Canadas Organic Agri-Foods Market for ASEAN SMEs”

We’re pleased to announce about up-coming online workshop “Expanding Access to Canadas Organic Agri-Foods Market for ASEAN SMEs” support by TFO Canada cooperate with COrAA. This event will greatly help your company prepare in exporting to Canada, by providing you with: Insights on the Canada market for your product(s) the profile of buyers and how […]

Training in Cambodia on Conservation Agriculture, 28-29 September 2020

A training session on “Conservation Agriculture: A Sustainable Cropping Solution” will be organized by the Conservation Agriculture Service Center of the Department of Agricultural Land Resources Management, CIRAD, SmartAgro and SwissContact. Objective of the training Raising the awareness on the agroecological cropping management through the conservation agriculture techniques. Improving technical skills of the farmers/resource persons […]

Announcement of e-learning course on agro-ecology

To support agro-ecology transition in Cambodia as well as in the region, E-learning course on agro-ecology is developed under the project Innovative Pedagogical Resources in Conservation Agriculture in South-East Asia (IPERCA) funded by Agropolis Foundation and the complementary funding from the French Development Agency (AFD) through ACTAE/CANSEA project. This initiative brings together the E-learning Center […]

African Swine Fever (ASF): the other pandemic, situation and impact in Lao PDR

“African swine fever” (ASF) is an extremely resilient virus that has spread at an accelerated path in the region since 2019: originating from China, it hit Vietnam hard since the beginning of last year before spreading to Cambodia and Laos, Burma, the Philippines, Indonesia, Timor Leste and Papua New-Guinea (see FAO cartography and OIE bulletins). The […]

Build Capacity of Knowledge Platforms AGORA and Research4Life

A new FAO partnership established with The United Nations Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries (UNTB) supports the delivery of new online training activities to enhance the access and understanding of the knowledge platforms, AGORA and Research4Life. What is AGORA/Research4Life: Since 2003 FAO has led AGORA, a knowledge platform that provides free or low-cost access to major scientific journals […]

Host Organization Announcement – CE SAIN Cambodia

The Cambodian Sustainable Intensification Farmer-to-Farmer Program will be implemented by the University of Tennessee (UT) in partnership with the Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN). We will pursue a strategy of diversification for smallholder farmers through demand-driven volunteer placements with Cambodian host-organizations. Our objective is to strengthen the capacity of […]

The future of food systems in Southeast Asia post COVID-19 Virtual Seminar, 5 May 2020 at 1500 hrs Bangkok (GMT + 7hrs)

     The future of food systems in Southeast Asia post COVID-19 Virtual Seminar, 5 May 2020 at 1500 hrs Bangkok (GMT + 7hrs) Co-hosted by IRRI and FAO Background Since it was declared a pandemic by WHO on 11 March 2020, COVID-19 has affected millions of people in over 200 countries and territories around the […]

Making a Case for Safer Ways to Fight Rice Pests in the Greater Mekong

By Dirk Babendreier Rice is big business in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in Southeast Asia—not only as a vital source of food but also as a crop that provides work and income for 80 percent of the population. However, despite positive developments in the last decade, millions of tons are still being lost to […]

Statement of ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry in Response to The Outbreak of The Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) to Ensure Food Security, Food Safety and Nutrition in ASEAN

Statement of the ASEAN ministers on agriculture and forestry in response to outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to ensure food security, food safety and nutrition in ASEAN We, the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) express our deep concern over the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has affected the lives of […]

call for proposal: COSTEA (Comité Scientifique et Technique Eau Agricole) project

In the context of the COSTEA (Comité Scientifique et Technique Eau Agricole) project, AFEID will launch a study aiming at elaborating a general framework to organize support to irrigating farmers so as to maximize the outcomes of such activities. This study is part of a broader reflection on “Irrigation Services” held by the COSTEA and will consist of […]