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 […]

IOBC – Asia-Pacific Regional Section: an International Training Workshop in Conservation Biological Control of Insect Pests

IOBC – Asia-Pacific Regional Section is seeking registrations of interest in a proposed international workshop on Conservation Biological Control (CBC) of Insect Pests, to be held at Lincoln University, New Zealand, from 12-15 November 2018, inclusive. This workshop is a follow-up to that held simultaneously in Beijing and Hanoi in September 2017, which covered all aspects […]

Project Coordinator “Production-driven forest landscape restoration under REDD+ through private sector – community partnerships project in Thailand”

Application deadline: 25 May 2018 RECOFTC–The Center for People and Forests is a not‐for‐profit international organization with its regional office in Bangkok, Thailand. The Center specializes in capacity building for community forestry and devolved forest management. RECOFTC engages in strategic networks and effective partnerships with governments, non-government organizations, civil society, the private sector, local people, […]

Thematic workshop: Bringing Agroecology to the Market, 09 February 2018, Vientiane, Laos

On the 9th of February, 44 participants from Government agencies, Research Institutes, National University of Laos, Development practitioners and private sector gathered at the Vansana Riverside Hotel in Vientiane, Laos for a thematic workshop on Bringing Agroecology to the Market: Innovative Market Approaches and Institutional Settings to accompany the agroecological transition. This workshop was organized […]