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 […]

Impacts of Pesticides use on Agriculture and Environment 18th and 19th March, 2019 in Cambodia

Introduction Rural Connections project aims to improve the information available to these populations – and to young people in particular – in the areas of agriculture and sustainable development by improving the capacity of journalists and journalism students to cover such topics and by promoting the production and dissemination of content, especially via radio stations, […]

Farmers Forum on Agro-Ecological Practices and Food Sovereignty, March 22-23, 2019, Myanmar

Farmers Forum on Agro-Ecological Practices and Food Sovereignty was conducted on March 22, 23 2019 at CARTC (Central Agriculture Research and Training Centre) Hle Gu Township, Yangon by Kalyana Mitta Development Foundation, co-funding with Swissaid Organization and Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia – ALiSEA. The objectives of the Farmer Forum are; to exchange […]

Research for development (R4D) support to the agroecology transition in Southeast Asia: R4D – ACTAE2 Meeting, 28 January 2019, Thailand

Context The ACTAE project (Toward an Agroecological Transition in South East Asia) is organizing a one-day meeting to explore the role of research for development in the design of the second phase of the project. The ambition of the ACTAE project is to contribute to an ecological intensification of agriculture with positive impacts on food […]

State of Land in the Mekong Region: Scientific report shows urgent need for transformation

Vientiane, 13 March 2019 The report “State of Land in the Mekong Region” was launched today in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The first publication of its kind in the Mekong Region, it brings together key data and information on the current status of, and changes in, land resources, their social distribution, and the conditions of governance […]

WORKSHOP ON APPLYING PESTICIDE AND CHEMICAL FERTILIZER USE IN LAI CHAU PROVINCE, Vietnam

Agoecology Learning Alliance in Southeast Asia organized the sharing finding workshop in Tam Duong District, Lai Chau Province on 27 February. The participants of workshop are CISDOMA staffs, RCRD Research Center – An Giang University, ALiSEA, CIAT and farmers Mr Phong from RCRD – An Giang University sharing his experience on applying Agri App Ms […]