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 […]

Videos – EFICAS Project

About EFICAS Landscape Management and Conservation Agriculture Development for Eco-Friendly Intensification and Climate Resilient Agricultural Systems in Lao PDR (EFICAS project) The EFICAS Project aims at developing innovative methods and intervention approaches to support farmers’ adoption of climate smart agricultural systems based on conservation agriculture. Over the past decades a large range of technical options […]

IKI Small Grants “Capacity Building and Finance for National and Local Action on Climate and Biodiversity”

Funding Information The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) has commissioned the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to carry out international calls for small scale projects. This small grants scheme is part of the BMU’s International Climate Initiative (IKI). First call for project proposals: Objectives, procedures, and […]

Regional Dialogue Workshop on Green and Sustainable Agriculture

(KPL) Green and sustainable development initiatives and policies enabling the positive transformation of agricultural production systems were shared at a regional workshop on green and sustainable agriculture held on Jan 21-22 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. The workshop, supported by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and FAO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Department of Policy […]

MADHU DUNIYA 2019 IN PHILIPPINES – CONSERVATION AND CHARACTERIZATION: ASIAN BEES UNIQUE BUT THREATENED

Madhu Duniya is the largest gathering of Asian forest honey producers, scientists, supporters and private sector players in the world, coming together to discuss growing trends, challenges and opportunities in the forest honey and native bee sector. It is held once every four years in Asia, and the Philippines has hosted the 2019 edition of […]

Regional workshop on the Application of the FAO Global Analytical Framework for the multidimensional assessment of Agroecology, 24-26/09/2019 Bangkok, Thailand

The regional workshop on the Application of the FAO Global Analytical Framework for the multidimensional assessment of Agroecology was co-organized by RAP, AGA, and AGPME in the framework of FAO Strategic Program on Sustainable Agriculture (SP2). This tool has been developed as part of the Global Knowledge Product on Agroecology through a multi-stakeholder collaborative process. […]

Green Shoots Foundation & CIDO Agritech Centre, North West Cambodia

Green Shoots Foundation and Community-based Integrated Development Organisation (CIDO) have recently established an agriculture-training center in Odar Meanchey, North West Cambodia. Space is a community-learning center, which acts as a training area and demonstration site for a range of activities pertaining to rural development, farmer livelihood and enabling young people to remain acquainted with agriculture. […]

IFAD Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair (MKLF) 2019, 10-12 July 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

The Mekong Hub Knowledge Learning Fair 2019 (MKLF-2019) organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), operated by the Hanoi office from 10-12 July 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. There were different relevant stakeholders and high-level representatives come from different countries, the private sector and producers’ organizations and development organizations such as 1). Country: Cambodia, […]

Xieng Khuang beekeepers savour sweet taste of success

Vientiane Times, August 8, 2019 Source: http://www.vientianetimes.org.la/sub-new/Current/Curr_Xieng179.php Beekeepers from four districts in Xieng Khuang province have been able to collect more than 12 tonnes of fresh, natural honey this year following below-average rainfall. This year’s production represents a significant increase from 2018 when Paek, Phoukoud, Phaxay and Khoun districts managed just under eight tonnes of honey between them […]

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 […]