Regional Workshop on “Scaling-up Agroecology in ASEAN Higher Education to meet SDGs and Ensure Climate Resilience”, 26-27 June 2019, Thailand

Regional Workshop on “Scaling-up Agroecology in ASEAN Higher Education to meet SDGs and Ensure Climate Resilience” Hosted by Maejo University (MJU), Chiang Mai, Thailand, 26-27 June 2019, International Education and Training Center (IETC) CONTEXTS With support from the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC) Thailand, Chulalongkorn University (CU) is leading a small multi-disciplinary policy […]

Regional Media Training on Communicating Food Safety, July 29 to August 2, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Original source: http://www.mekonginstitute.org/news-activities/detail/2019/07/30/mekong-media-take-a/ Twenty-eight science journalists and media professionals from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam (CLMV) are currently in Mekong Institute for the Regional Media Training on Communicating Food Safety from July 29 to August 2. Speaking at the opening remarks, Ms. Maria Theresa Medialdia, Director of the Agricultural Development and Commercialization Department, highlighted the […]

ECHO Asia Agriculture & Community Development Conference 2019

October 01, 2019 08:00 – October 04, 2019 17:00 Holiday Garden Hotel & Resort, Thailand Presented By: ECHO Asia “Small Scale: Up Scale” How can we help small scale farming initiatives thrive in Asia? We can provide low-cost, innovative options that allow people to grow both their crops and their knowledge, expand their operations, and scale up! Join […]

SUMMER SCHOOL ON RESEARCHING LAND GOVERNANCE AND LAND RELATIONS IN THE MEKONG REGION, 15-19 JULY 2019 at RCSD, CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY

Program description In July 2019, the Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development and the Mekong Land Research Forum will run its third week-long intensive summer school on land research in the Mekong Region. The purpose of the summer school is to equip participants with a research orientation relevant to the challenges of land […]

Research for development (R4D) support to the agroecology transition in Southeast Asia: R4D – ACTAE2 Meeting, 28 January 2019, Thailand

Context The ACTAE project (Toward an Agroecological Transition in South East Asia) is organizing a one-day meeting to explore the role of research for development in the design of the second phase of the project. The ambition of the ACTAE project is to contribute to an ecological intensification of agriculture with positive impacts on food […]

State of Land in the Mekong Region: Scientific report shows urgent need for transformation

Vientiane, 13 March 2019 The report “State of Land in the Mekong Region” was launched today in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of governance […]

PUBLIC SEMINAR on “Exploring Synergies with FAO’s new Scaling-up Agroecology Initiative and Thailand’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) for Agri-food System Sustainability to Achieve SDGs in ASEAN”

DATE: Friday 22 February 2019 VENUE: Dipak C. Jain Hall, Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn University (CU), Bangkok CO-ORGANIZED/CO-SPONSORED By: Chulalongkorn University (CU) and Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand SEMINAR CHAIR: Professor Surichai Wungaeo, Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS), CU PANEL SPEAKERS: Dr. Wayne Nelles, Visiting Scholar, Chulalongkorn University School […]

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 […]

4th Annual Meeting of The Mekong Extension Learning Alliance (MELA), 20-24 August 2018, Thailand

MELA is an alliance formed to provide a forum for exchanges of agriculture extension and other important information on rural development in the Mekong region. The mission of MELA is to be a network for all stakeholders in agriculture and rural development in the Mekong Region to continuously learn and share knowledge and best practices […]