1st Regional Academic Conference on Agroecology, Yezin Agriculture University, Myanmar, 24th & 25th of January 2017

On the 24th and 25th of January 2017, Yezin Agriculture University (YAU) has organized a Regional Academic Conference about Agroecology, with a close support from the Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) funded by the French Agency for Development. This Learning and Sharing Event took place in the framework of the ongoing collaboration […]

ALiSEA National thematic workshop: What performance indicators for assessing agroecology impacts? Vientiane, Lao PDR, November 2016

This 1st thematic 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 took place in Vientiane, Lao PDR, on the 29th of November 2016. It brought together 30 participants from Research and Universities (about 60%) […]

Call for Co-Research, quantifying & mapping Southeast Asia’s pesticide usage

GRET together with CIAT in the framework of the Agroecology Learning Alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) are planning to conduct an exploratory research initiative to quantify and map Southeast Asia’s pesticide usage. The main objective of this exploratory research initiative is to get an initial appreciation of pesticide usage patterns in key agricultural crops […]

Consultation workshop with Farmers’ Organizations’ representatives in Cambodia, October 2016

This workshop was organized in Phnom Penh on the 26th of October as part of ALiSEA objective to support the emergence and promote a shared vision about Agroecology. It involved thirteen farmers, representatives of 8 different Farmer Organizations (FOs). FO here refers to farmer association, federation or network. The objectives of the workshop were: To […]

Second 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 […]

The 1st Lao Bamboo Platform workshop addressing the development of the bamboo sector in Lao PDR

A Lao Bamboo Platform workshop addressing the development of the bamboo sector in Lao PDR was held on the 15th and 16th of June 2016 in Vientiane capital, Lao PDR. It was co- organised by Department of Forestry (DoF) / Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), GRET, WWF and RECOFTC. The opening was chaired by […]

How to make ALiSEA works for your organization…

In the past few months, several communication tools (website, Facebook page, quarterly newsletter) have been developed by the ALiSEA coordination team with the objective to foster learning and sharing initiatives about agroecology in the Mekong Region. Such tools are meant to support by several ways research dissemination and analysis, updates on local, national and regional […]

Agroecology multiversity launched: “It’s a school, community and movement rolled into one”

From a field-learning site somewhere in the Philippine countryside, a farmer shares through an online video platform his experience and best practices on how to grow vegetables without using harmful agrochemicals and make decent earnings. His audience includes fellow vegetable growers in Malaysia, agriculture students in South Korea, a scientist from New Zealand and organic […]

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Laos

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Laos, was held on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 in Vientiane. It was organized by CIRAD and GRET as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It brought […]

1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in Vietnam

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Vietnam, was held on the 5th and 6th of May 2016 in Hanoi. It was organized by CIRAD, GRET and PHANO as part of the inception phase of ACTAE project, funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD). It […]