The official kick-off workshop on Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia

The official kick-off meeting of the regional project for the development of  Agroecology and Safe food System Transitions in Southeast Asia (ASSET) took place on November 10-12 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. Around 130 people attended this event online and 20 in person both in Lao PDR and in Vietnam. The objectives of the kick-off […]

National Consultant, FAO Vietnam

  Name:   Job Title**: National Consultant Division/Department: FAO Vietnam Programme/Project Number: TCP/RAS/3710/C2 Duty Station: FAO Vietnam, Hanoi Expected Start Date of Assignment: TBD Duration: 30 days Reports to: Name: Mr. Hoang Van Tu Mr Pierre Ferrand Title: National Programme Officer for Food Security, Nutrition and Food Safety LTO * Please note: If this TOR […]

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 […]

Call for a marketing & communication officer – Agrisud International, Vietnam

Agrisud International For 27 years, Agrisud International, a non-profit association under French law, has been supporting the most vulnerable populations to rise from a state of precariousness to economic and social autonomy. Agrisud International promotes economic growth through the creation of very small family businesses, especially in the agricultural sector. These businesses are viable and […]

CHEF DE PROJET – Agrisud International

Agrisud International Depuis 27 ans, Agrisud International, association à but non lucratif de droit français, appuie les populations les plus vulnérables à s’élever de l’état de précarité vers l’autonomie économique et sociale. Agrisud International favorise la remise en économie par la création de très petites entreprises (TPE) familiales, en particulier dans le secteur agricole. Ces […]

Regional Policy Forum on “Opportunities for a climate-smart food system in the Vietnam”, 10 April 2019, Vietnam

International Potato Center (CIP) and Vietnam Academy of Agriculture Sciences (VAAS) in collaboration with Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) are going to organize the Regional Policy Forum on “Opportunities for a Climate-Smart Food System in Vietnam”. Time: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm  on  April 10, 2019 (Wednesday) Venue: Pullman Hotel, No. 40 Cat Linh, Hanoi Chairman: Leader of Vietnam Academy […]

WORKSHOP ON “PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF SAFE VEGETABLES IN HANOI – VIETNAM”

Time: 9.00 – 13.00 on March 25, 2019 Workshop Location: Hotel Flower Garden, 46 Nguyen Truong To, Ba Dinh, Hanoi Objectives: i) Share and present results of survey ii) foster experience sharing and discussion with farmers and stakeholders, and other relevant stakeholders, Participants: Farmers, cooperative members in 3 districts of Hanoi: Gia Lam, Thanh Tri and […]

ORGANIC AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP IN VIETNAM, 28 March 2019, Vietnam

Control Union VN (Certification) in partnership with Peterson Services VN (Consultant) organized a thematic workshop on Organic agricultural development in Vietnam exclusively for producers or processors of organic products. Main contents of the workshop are: What is Organic agriculture? Demand and trend in the world market – Speaker: Julie Ly – Sales and Marketing Manager […]