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 […]

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

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Cambodia, was held on the 30th and 31st of March 2016 in Phnom Penh. 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 […]

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

The 1st national multi-stakeholder workshop addressing Agroecological Transition in the Mekong Region, and more especially in Myanmar, was held on the 7th and 8th of March 2016 in Yangon. 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 […]

Laos, Vietnam partner in commercial cattle farming project

Today, Vientiane farmers are producing only 50-60% of meat required to meet the capital’s needs. To solve this Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture and Rural Department of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam are jointly working to help livestock breeders rear cattle for consumption and export. More details please […]