ALiSEA Network in Laos – Thematic Green Talk EP.02: Organic Farming and Certification, 11 February, 2022

Objective To share experiences and disseminate information for participants have better understand on organic farming management and the step of organic registration process. Date: Friday, 11 February 2022. Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM (Vientiane time) Language: Lao Online meeting via Zoom, please register to get the link here: Livestream on Facebook page: @ALiSEALaos Participant: […]

ALiSEA NETWORK Thematic Green Talk – the series EP.01: The results from the first thematic green talk in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Objectives: To strengthen knowledge and experience sharing on agroecology according to topics of interest raised by ALiSEA members; To encourage informal exchanges and foster learning among ALiSEA members; and To increase the visibility of agroecological initiatives. ALiSEA network has been held on the ALiSEA Network – thematic green talk – the series in Cambodia, Laos […]

ALiSEA Network – Thematic Green Talk EP 1: Market access of Laos’s agricultural products, 6 August 2021

Date: Friday, 6 August 2021 Time: 9.00 – 10.45 AM (GMT+7, Vientiane time) Language: Lao Participants: ALiSEA members and people interested about agro-ecology Register Zoom Link HERE Objective To discuss and sharing among ALiSEA’s members and people interested about agro-ecology to understand on market access situation and how to access to market of Laos’s agricultural […]

Geographical Indication National Project Coordinator – GRET in Lao PDR

Place of work: Vientiane Capital with regular field work in target provinces Duration: 12 months renewable Expected: starting date July 2021 Deadline for applications: 27/06/2021 Context Since 2004, GRET has been implementing projects in Laos in various sectors: WASH and solid waste (three ongoing projects and studies), natural resources management (“Bamboo” project), nutrition, tea value […]

Significant milestone in the History of ALiSEA Network – Creation of National Board of Members: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Vientiane, 31 May 2021. A significant milestone in the history of ALiSEA Network was reached towards an autonomous member-managed network with the creation of the National ALiSEA Board of Members in three countries: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam!  The National ALiSEA Board of Members (BoM) will play a key role in supporting the network structuration, shaping its governance, building […]

Lao PDR PROSAFE Agri-Food Forum “Know Your Food Law”, March 9, 2021

Background The PROSAFE project being implemented by Mekong Institute with the generous funding support from the New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAP) aims to strengthen agri-food safety capabilities of agri-food supply chain stakeholders in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam – CLMV. The project’s main goal is to promote food safety through a coordinated approach to […]

ECO MARKET in Lao Ngam District, Salavan Province, Lao PDR

The Eco-Market is supported by IUCN, implemented by VFI, and aims to support the ecologically-friendly production and sale of local products. Products will include clean agriculture (vegetables, fruits and animal products), forest products, handicrafts, and textiles. No plastic packaging will be allowed during the Eco-Market and farmers have already participated in trainings to create natural […]

Master-Farmer booklets: a new series on vegetable gardening techniques

“Agrisud International and SNV, within the framework of the ENUFF project (Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families) financed by the SDC, have published a series of manuals intended for Master-Farmers, farmers selected and trained to disseminate agro-ecological techniques to their peers. After distributing the series of manuals dedicated to the production of fodder plants and […]

The official kick-off workshop on Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia

The official kick-off meeting of the regional project for the development of  Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia (ASSET) took place on November 10-12 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. Around 130 people attended this event online and 20 in person both in Lao PDR and in Vietnam. The objectives of the kick-off […]

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR was organized by the Ministry of agriculture and forestry, on the 30th of October 2020 at NAFRI. The meeting was attended by a total of 210 participants from the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, including researchers, professors, students from NUoL, and representatives from various international […]