Agroecology multiversity launched: “It’s a school, community and movement rolled into one”

From a field-learning site somewhere in the Philippine countryside, a farmer shares through an online video platform his experience and best practices on how to grow vegetables without using harmful agrochemicals and make decent earnings. His audience includes fellow vegetable growers in Malaysia, agriculture students in South Korea, a scientist from New Zealand and organic […]

Job Vacancy, Myanmar

SWISSAID is an international NGO that works in partnership with local development organizations, networks and communities in their initiatives in the fields of Civil Society Strengthening; Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Livelihoods; and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. It is currently working in Kachin State and Shan State. SWISSAID is seeking a dynamic individual for the […]

Call for Expressions of Interest – National Focal Points and Partners, Mekong Region

“Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological/Organic Lens” With support from the Chulalongkorn University, UNISEARCH Fund the Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) in Bangkok will conduct a small one year study (May 2016-April 2017) to begin better documenting and understanding the role of post-secondary and research institutions in […]

Vacancy Myanmar – FAO Policy Officer P4 – EU/FAO Programme on sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition

Kindly be informed that Project VA IRC3259 Policy Officer, P-4 in Myanmar has been issued in iRecruitment with the attached pre-screening questionnaire and posted on the FAO Employment website: Current closing date for applications is 25 March 2016.

Consultancy, Myanmar

In May 2016, SWISSAID will carry out an evaluation of their programme in Myanmar. The aim is that the learning from the evaluation will feed into the development of the SWISSAID global strategy and also the new Myanmar country programme strategy. SWISSAID is now recruiting two Myanmar consultants to be part of the evaluation team: […]

Farmers experienced that naturally grown cauliflowers gave high yields with less cost of cultivation (Myanmar)

The Farmer Journal Vol-12, Issue 180 for December 28-January 3, 2016: Vegetable producers in Magway Division are saying that cost of cultivation of naturally grown cauliflowers are very low and yet providing them with high yield.  In Makyi village and Chaung Ma Gyi village of Seik Phyu township in Magway region, vegetable farmers are successful […]