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 […]

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 […]

MYANMAR: Coffee farmer boosts income by adding value to organic coffee products

Original source: http://www.asiapacificfarmersforum.net/myanmar-coffee-farmer-boosts-income-by-adding-value-to-organic-coffee-products/ We support our farmers.We drink our farmers' coffee.We love AFFM coffee. Posted by Ctum Myanmar on Sunday, 2 June 2019 In Hpayargyikone village, Myanmar, there are 37 farmer members of the Agriculture and Farmers’ Federation of Myanmar (AFFM), and 32 of them are coffee farmers. U Zaw Myo Naing is one of […]

THE CONSUMER DAY

BACKGROUND The consumer day is designed to engage consumers in the chain of vegetable production from the farm to table by taking into account the practices of Ecofarm Group. This event is based on few specific objectives: Raising consumers awareness on safe vegetable production and local food availability Introducing safety and quality assurance system-PGS which […]

Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar

GIZ organized “Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: Consumer Awareness on Food Standards in Myanmar” on 17 June 2019 at Pabedan Township, in Yangon. The objective of the meeting is to facilitate networking as well as the sharing of views, experiences and ideas on how to promote greater awareness on food safety and food standards in Myanmar. The […]

Agribusiness on Facebook – CAVAC, 30th May 2019

The Cambodia Agricultural Value Chain programme (CAVAC) showcased the research findings by Quantum Endorphine Digital on access to agricultural information on social media through their ‘Agribusiness on Facebook’ event, which took place May 30 at Sofitel. Gary Ellem, team leader of CAVAC, raised the issues faced when disseminating information to farmers, “There is a lot […]

20th NAFRI Anniversary, 25-28 April 2019, Lao PDR

The National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute of Laos was established in 1999 in order to consolidate agriculture and forestry research activities within the country and develop a coordinated National Agriculture and Forestry Research System. NAFRI belongs to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) and is equal in status to other technical departments under […]