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 […]

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 […]