PUBLIC SEMINAR on “Exploring Synergies with FAO’s new Scaling-up Agroecology Initiative and Thailand’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) for Agri-food System Sustainability to Achieve SDGs in ASEAN”

DATE: Friday 22 February 2019 VENUE: Dipak C. Jain Hall, Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn University (CU), Bangkok CO-ORGANIZED/CO-SPONSORED By: Chulalongkorn University (CU) and Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Thailand SEMINAR CHAIR: Professor Surichai Wungaeo, Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS), CU PANEL SPEAKERS: Dr. Wayne Nelles, Visiting Scholar, Chulalongkorn University School […]

Young farmer field forum on coffee in Keoset, Khoun district, Xiengkhuang province, 18-22 February 2019

Young farmer field forum has been on 18-21 February 2019, in Keoset, Khoun district, Xiengkhuang province. This event was supported and organized by Helvetas Laos. There were more than 55 participants included government officer from PAFO Xieng Khuang, DAFO in Khoun district, young farmers who work on coffee farming especially young coffee farmers in Xiengkhuang […]

Young Organic Farmers (YOF) 2018, 14 – 18 December 2018, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Co-organizers: Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC) Lao PDR Rural Development Agency (RDA) Lao PDR College of Natural Resources (CNR) Bhutan Towards Organic Asia (TOA), Thailand Young Organic Farmers and TOA Partners from Bhutan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam participated in the 6th anniversary of Sombath Somphone’s Disappearance and PADETC Fair to present and exchange the […]

SRP 8th Plenary Meeting and General Assembly 22-24 January 2019 Siem Reap, Cambodia

INTRODUCTION The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) Plenary Meeting and General Assembly serves as an annual gathering of SRP members and partners from governments, international organizations, research institutes, private sector, and civil society groups to discuss experiences and insights in upscaling adoption of climate-smart, sustainable best practices in rice production. This event provides a venue for […]

TOT training of permaculture, February 18 – 23, 2019, Laungprabang Province, Lao PDR

Pha Tad Ke is the first botanical garden in Laos, created to be a regional research center with the first living collection of the flora of Laos that provides opportunities for collaboration with international botanical institutions. Pha Tad Ke is developed and cared for with the help of dedicated scientists and more than 50 Lao […]

Lao Farmer Network Annual Meeting, 30-31 January 2019, Lao PDR

The Lao Farmers Network is a network of farmer organizations of 31 farmer organizations from 11 provinces. The network has more than 4000 members. The Lao Farmers Network was setup in 2014 by 17 Farmer Organizations with a purpose to strengthening cooperation among small holder farmers. Key activities include information sharing, farmer to farmer learning […]

Task force meeting of ALiSEA in Laos, 27th November 2018, Lao PDR

As a first step of the long-run consultation process to shape a future learning platform, On 27th November 2018, ALiSEA organized a working a sort meeting on “Task force meeting of ALiSEA in Laos“. The objective of the working meeting is to present the key findings of the online consultation survey, share the results of the external evaluation of ALiSEA […]

National Consultation Forum for Farmer (NCFF), 18-19 December 2018, Cambodia

Co-Organizers: Facilitation Association of Economy for Cooperatives (FAEC) Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) Farmer and Water Net (FWN) Federation of Cambodian Farmer Organizations for Development (FCFD) Association Sustainable Agriculture Communities (ASAC) Cambodian Farmers Association Federation of Agricultural Producers (CFAP) Background 6 Federations and Associations of the Farmer Organizations (FO) at national level, including FAEC, FNN, FCFD, CFAP, […]

MAF deputy minister, French Ambassador, and AFD representatives visiting EFICAS villages in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

From 19 to 21 January 2019, H. E. Deputy minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) Dr Phouang Parisack PAVONGVIENGKHAM, H. E. Ambassador of France in Lao PDR, Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, Mr Mathieu Bommier, French Development Agency (AFD) representative in Lao PDR, representatives from MAF departments (Planning and Cooperation, Inspection, Agricultural Land Management, and […]