Online workshop on “Expanding Access to Canadas Organic Agri-Foods Market for ASEAN SMEs”

We’re pleased to announce about up-coming online workshop “Expanding Access to Canadas Organic Agri-Foods Market for ASEAN SMEs” support by TFO Canada cooperate with COrAA. This event will greatly help your company prepare in exporting to Canada, by providing you with: Insights on the Canada market for your product(s) the profile of buyers and how […]

About chemical pesticide ban troubles farmers, industries

Cr: LaoFAB Update on Chemical pesticide issue in Thailand, Asia and abroad as below: Thailand’s chemical pesticide ban troubles farmers, industries BANGKOK (Reuters), JUNE 1, 2020- Thailand enforced a ban on Monday on two agricultural chemicals widely regarded as toxic to humans, prompting claims from farmers they will face losses, while environmental campaigners welcomed a step […]

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 […]

Making a Case for Safer Ways to Fight Rice Pests in the Greater Mekong

By Dirk Babendreier Rice is big business in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) in Southeast Asia—not only as a vital source of food but also as a crop that provides work and income for 80 percent of the population. However, despite positive developments in the last decade, millions of tons are still being lost to […]

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 […]

Training in System of Rice Intensification (SRI), July 31, 2020, Thailand

Training in System of Rice Intensification (SRI) July 31, 2020 09:00 – July 31, 2020 17:00 ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center & Seed Bank, Thailand Presented By: ECHO Asia Impact Center Event Details This event will include: The interactive demonstration of SRI innovations Discussions on SRI principles including how to increase yields and decrease water usage Introduction […]

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand

Program description The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian embassy or high commission.  The CFLI […]

EDUCATION FOR RIGHT LIVELIHOOD CONNECTING ACTIVISM AND ACADEMIA, 21 February, 2020, Thailand

As the Right Livelihood Award is approaching its 40th Anniversary and the Right Livelihood College is celebrating 10 years, our common global challenges are becoming increasingly acute and tangible when it comes to for example the climate crisis, authoritarian governance, the continuous threat of violent conflict including the use of nuclear weapons and growing inequality between […]

MEKONG INSTITUTE OPENS APPLICATIONS TO 2020 SAFE FOOD COURSES

Mekong Institute will be organizing a series of safe food courses in 2020 as part of the New Zealand Aid Programme-funded Project on Promoting Food Safety for Everyone (PROSAFE). These regional training programs comprise a major component of the five-year food safety project being implemented in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam (CLMV). The Project primarily […]

Biodynamic Workshop, 25-29 November 2019, Thailand

Thai Organic Trade Association (TOTA) in collaboration with Demeter International (DI) cordially invite you to join Biodynamic Workshop 25-29 November 2019, at Merit Food products & Chotiwan farm, Chonburi, Thailand. Curriculum Basic concept of organic farming, Introduction to Steiner and Anthroposophy, Introduction to Biodynamics, BD 500 & 501 Theory, BD 502-507 Theory, BD 500 making, […]