National workshop on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, Myanmar, 22 January 2021

The 3rd National Workshop of National Climate Smart Agriculture Center (NCSA Center) with a special focus on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, will convene at 22nd January, 2021. The workshop is virtually organized by NCSA Center, Yezin Agricultural University and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The 3rd National Workshop on […]

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 […]

Call for Papers: 3rd National Workshop on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”

National Climate Smart Agriculture Center, (NCSA Center), Yezin Agricultural University and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launch a call for papers. Please submit the research paper to the third national workshop of NCSA Center at the theme of “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, which will be virtually organized in 22 […]

Support local farmers markets, support farmers for food security

Cr: LaoFAB moderator Around 30 percent of Vientiane clean agriculture production has been impacted adversely by the COVID-19 outbreak as well as hotter weather conditions, an official in the sector said. Head of Vientiane Organic Agriculture Production Group, Mr. Khamphou Phanthaboun told the media recently the group has 288 families producing for markets, and 30 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

IKI Small Grants “Capacity Building and Finance for National and Local Action on Climate and Biodiversity”

Funding Information The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) has commissioned the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to carry out international calls for small scale projects. This small grants scheme is part of the BMU’s International Climate Initiative (IKI). First call for project proposals: Objectives, procedures, and […]

MYANMAR: Coffee farmer boosts income by adding value to organic coffee products

Original source: http://www.asiapacificfarmersforum.net/myanmar-coffee-farmer-boosts-income-by-adding-value-to-organic-coffee-products/ We support our farmers.We drink our farmers' coffee.We love AFFM coffee. Posted by Ctum Myanmar on Sunday, 2 June 2019 In Hpayargyikone village, Myanmar, there are 37 farmer members of the Agriculture and Farmers’ Federation of Myanmar (AFFM), and 32 of them are coffee farmers. U Zaw Myo Naing is one of […]

Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar

GIZ organized “Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar” on 17 June 2019 at Pabedan Township, in Yangon. The objective of the meeting is to facilitate networking as well as the sharing of views, experiences and ideas on how to promote greater awareness on food safety and food standards in Myanmar. The […]