Call for communications for a virtual regional consultation on Engaging with Academia and Research Institutions (ARIs) to support Family Farmers and Food System Transformation during and post COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia

Background The food systems in the region have undergone important changes over the past decades, mostly due to rapid economic growth, increasing population and demographic shifts, rapid urbanization, rural and urban transformation, changing food consumption behavior and climate change (FAO, 2018). The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agriculture have been exacerbated by the way […]

Consultation Meeting on MetKasekor Agriculture Extension Model

Phnom Penh, 05 August 2021: Information Technologies and Innovation for Agriculture: Consultation Meeting on MetKasekor Model, was remotely organized as a part of the United Nation’s Member State Dialogues under the Food Systems Summit 2021 Dialogues Gateway This consultative meeting sensitized the different departments of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), the Provincial Departments of Agriculture, Forestry and […]

Rapid Assessment Report to promote Sustainable Beekeeping in Cambodia

On 15th July 2021, UNESCO, in cooperation with the Civil Society Alliance Forum (CSAF) of the Office of Council of Ministers, in partnership with the Asian Cultural Council and the Asian Vision Institute, and the European Union, organized the virtual launch of the UNESCO Rapid Assessment: Beekeeping Ecosystem at Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The first-of-its-kind initiative […]

A methodological Handbook for the Evaluation of Agroecology: from theory to practice.

On Wednesday 30th June, GRET organized an online webinar on the occasion of the translation of the handbook for the evaluation of the agroecology in English. In total, 80 people participated in this session. Participants were ALiSEA Network Members, ASSET project partners, Members of the two Research for Development Partnership Platform : ASEA (https://www.asea-network.org/) and […]

Significant milestone in the History of ALiSEA Network – Creation of National Board of Members: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Vientiane, 31 May 2021. A significant milestone in the history of ALiSEA Network was reached towards an autonomous member-managed network with the creation of the National ALiSEA Board of Members in three countries: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam!  The National ALiSEA Board of Members (BoM) will play a key role in supporting the network structuration, shaping its governance, building […]

Master-Farmer booklets: a new series on vegetable gardening techniques

“Agrisud International and SNV, within the framework of the ENUFF project (Enhancing Nutrition for Upland Farming Families) financed by the SDC, have published a series of manuals intended for Master-Farmers, farmers selected and trained to disseminate agro-ecological techniques to their peers. After distributing the series of manuals dedicated to the production of fodder plants and […]

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 […]

THE FAO’S ALLIANCE WITH THE PESTICIDE LOBBY WORRIES SCIENTISTS AND NGOS.

Last month the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed a Letter of Intent “to explore new partnerships between the UN Agency and the private sector”.  CropLife International (CLI), the pesticide industry association, interpreted the event slightly differently by claiming they had signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Whatever […]

Call for Papers: 3rd National Workshop on “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”

National Climate Smart Agriculture Center, (NCSA Center), Yezin Agricultural University and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launch a call for papers. Please submit the research paper to the third national workshop of NCSA Center at the theme of “Innovative Pathways to Climate Resilient Livelihoods”, which will be virtually organized in 22 […]

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR

World Food Day celebration in Lao PDR was organized by the Ministry of agriculture and forestry, on the 30th of October 2020 at NAFRI. The meeting was attended by a total of 210 participants from the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, including researchers, professors, students from NUoL, and representatives from various international […]