ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Vietnam, Hanoi, 13-14 November 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Vietnam was organized in Hanoi on the 13th and 14th of November 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) and […]

Regional Forum on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in the Mekong Sub-Region towards Food Security, An Giang University, Vietnam 6-7 November 2017

The Mekong Sub-region is rapidly becoming a new frontier of economic growth in Southeast Asia due to its rich human and natural capital (ADB 2017). Its suitability for a wide range of crops has made agriculture one of the sub-region’s important economic sectors. It has also led to increased trade and investment linked to regional […]

Laos Vegetable Forum 2017: Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector

Fostering a safe and sustainable vegetable sector In the Lao PDR, vegetable production provides around 80% of domestic demand, mostly produced by smallholder farmers. Throughout the country, there are large differences in consumption between provinces. Challenges to vegetable production include suboptimal yields, poor competitiveness, high postharvest losses, product that does not conform to quality and […]

Third call for proposal “Competitive grant scheme” in the framework of ACTAE Regional Project / Cansea Component

With a fast growing population, increased pressure on its natural resources and climate change impacts everyday more present, South East Asia is at a crossroads regarding its agriculture development, calling for an important shift towards an agroecological transition. In this framework, ACTAE project has a regional focus (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) and aims at […]

ALiSEA experience sharing workshop: Review of existing pedagogical materials and initiatives for mainstreaming agroecology practices in Laos, June 2017

This experience sharing workshop was part of the activities implemented by the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) to foster multi stakeholder collaborations in regards to promoting an agroecological transition. It was more especially embodied in the support provided to the Faculty of Agriculture from the National University of Laos through the ALiSEA […]

ALiSEA 1st Annual General Meeting in Cambodia, Siem Reap, 21-22 March 2017

The 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) in Cambodia was organized in Siem Reap on the 21st and 22nd of March 2017. The support to the emergence of ALiSEA is part of a regional program, Towards an Agroecological Transition (ACTAE), funded by the French Agency for […]

Book announcement & Call for papers, Farmer Innovations and Best Practices by Shifting Cultivators in Asia-Pacific

Malcolm Cairns and his team are bringing to a logical conclusion what promises to be the world’s leading collection of scientific works on the practice of shifting cultivation, focusing on Asia and the Pacific. This book will be the third in a planned trilogy. Already, in the first two volumes, hundreds of the world’s leading […]

Regional Symposium on “Mapping and Assessing University-based Farmer Extension Services in ASEAN through an Agro-ecological / Organic Leans”, 23th February 2017, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

“We agree there are very different policies and priorities between all countries, but the common point is that they are all working under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. The main problem though is that SDGs do not mention organic agriculture at all, they do not mention Agro-ecology either. That is where the university needs […]