SRP 8th Plenary Meeting and General Assembly 22-24 January 2019 Siem Reap, Cambodia

INTRODUCTION The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) Plenary Meeting and General Assembly serves as an annual gathering of SRP members and partners from governments, international organizations, research institutes, private sector, and civil society groups to discuss experiences and insights in upscaling adoption of climate-smart, sustainable best practices in rice production. This event provides a venue for […]

National Consultation Forum for Farmer (NCFF), 18-19 December 2018, Cambodia

Co-Organizers: Facilitation Association of Economy for Cooperatives (FAEC) Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) Farmer and Water Net (FWN) Federation of Cambodian Farmer Organizations for Development (FCFD) Association Sustainable Agriculture Communities (ASAC) Cambodian Farmers Association Federation of Agricultural Producers (CFAP) Background 6 Federations and Associations of the Farmer Organizations (FO) at national level, including FAEC, FNN, FCFD, CFAP, […]

Working Meeting: “Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Cambodia”, 6 December 2018, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

GIZ, together with Consumers International (CI) and local partners, conducted a series of country surveys in 2017/2018 to assess the level of awareness towards food trade standards, with a special focus on Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam. This is set against the backdrop of GIZ’s work on promoting consumer protection as well as the implementation of […]

HOW TO COVER RURAL ISSUES IN THE MEDIA?, 25th OCTOBER 2018, PHNOM PENH

On 25th October 2018, CFI Media Development in partnership with Thmey Thmey association, GRET and Agroecology Learning Alliance Network in South East Asia organized a forum on “how can we develop rural information in the media?“ at Khmer Surin Restaurant in Phnom Penh. The main objectives of the forum are: To officially launch the “Rural […]

UNICAM conference “Sustainable Agriculture in Cambodia Current knowledge applications and future needs”, 27-29 August 2018, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Co-Organizers: University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse III, France Università degli Studi dell’Aquila (UNIVAQ – Italy) Ghent University (UGent – Belgium) University of Battambang (UBB – Cambodia) Svay Rieng University (SRU – Cambodia) Mean Chey University, (MCU – Cambodia) Chea Sim University of Kamchaymear (CSUK – Cambodia) University of Girona (UdG – Catalonia, Spain) Overview of the […]

Agroecology Futures Regional Forum – supporting the agroecological transition in the Mekong region

On the 6 – 8 November, over 260 participants from 21 nationalities gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to discuss the futures of Agroecology during an unprecedented Regional Forum. The event was co-organised by the General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA) of Cambodia, CIRAD and GRET in a joint effort to promote agroecology. This “Agroecology Futures” Forum […]

New publication: Agroecology Futures, Inspiring and innovating stories from the Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia

ALiSEA has proudly launched its new publication, Agroecology Futures, Inspiring and innovating stories from the Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia, in the framework of the Agroecology Futures Regional Forum which took place in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 6-8 November 2018. This publication results from the compilation of over 20 case studies and collective researches […]

Regional Workshop: Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar, 18-19 January 2019

Aim of the workshop Aim of the workshop is to share research findings of the research project entitled “Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar”, funded by The Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund from 2017 to 2019, led by […]

Another way of farming is possible: Focus on some innovative young organic farmers in the Mekong Region

In the framework of its work aiming at changing the negative narrative towards agriculture through innovative approach to attract the youth, ALiSEA launched a pilot research initiative to document some innovative farms, Assessing farm sustainability in the Mekong Region: from the concept to case studies. This study took place between March and August 2018 and […]

Call for contributions… Agroecology Futures regional forum, Siem Reap, 6-8 November 2018

The Agroecology Futures Regional Forum is fast approaching. It is time to gear up and decide how you want to participate… In addition to the several plenary sessions and parallel discussions, we have organized other modalities for all participants to actively contribute and share their experience: A call for posters with a dedicated poster session […]