Chemical Free Paddy Field and Sustainable Agriculture special talk, 16 December, 2018, Myanmar

Chemical Free Paddy Field and Sustainable Agriculture special talk was organized by Shwe Bo Buddhist Youth at Leik Chin Village, Shwe Bo Township, Sagaing region, on 16 December, 2018. Objectives are to make the farmers aware of the techniques of sustainable agriculture and reducing chemicals and to promote the use of natural waste products in […]

Green Youth Assembly, December 10-11, 2018, Myanmar

From December 10-11, 2018, Green Youth Assembly was organized by Kalyana Mitta Foundation –KMF, Our Lovely World Group and Hna Lone Hla Inn Maung Mal Group in Nyaung Shwe Tonwship, Innlay, Shan State. Objective are to collect youth’s voices on related NRM issues and environmental injustice issues for recommendation letter, to strength green youth network […]

MIID – Conference on Agricultural Extension in the Uplands of Myanmar, 20th of November 2018, Myanmar

On the 20th of November 2018, MIID hosted a conference at Novotel in Yangon about Agriculture Extension in the Uplands in Myanmar. The conference is a part of MIID’s ongoing project in partnership with Cornell University and with financial support by the Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT): “Securing Positive Nutritional Outcome through Agriculture […]

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 […]

The Value of a Seed: Growing a Network of Community Level Seed Banks in Asia

By Patrick Trail (Agricultural Staff Member at ECHO Asia) As an organization that seeks to equip people with agricultural resources and skills, we often find ourselves coming back to the seed. Again and again we witness the value of saving open-pollinated seeds, shedding light on locally adapted and underutilized plants of merit, and researching innovative […]

Photo contest “Picturing agroecology initiatives in the Mekong Region”

Do you feel that organic agriculture is a key for a sustainable and fair development in the Mekong region? Do you believe that agroecology is a promising approach to protect people’s health and the environment? Do you also admire farmers who are developing innovative agroecology initiatives? Then, help us to showcase the beauty and the […]