Regional Workshop: Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar, 18-19 January 2019

Aim of the workshop Aim of the workshop is to share research findings of the research project entitled “Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar”, funded by The Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund from 2017 to 2019, led by […]

Call for contributions… Agroecology Futures regional forum, Siem Reap, 6-8 November 2018

The Agroecology Futures Regional Forum is fast approaching. It is time to gear up and decide how you want to participate… In addition to the several plenary sessions and parallel discussions, we have organized other modalities for all participants to actively contribute and share their experience: A call for posters with a dedicated poster session […]

Agroecology Futures Regional Forum, 6-8 November, Siem Reap Cambodia

Organized by: Gret, Cirad and the General Directorate of Agriculture in Cambodia in partnership with ALiSEA and CANSEA Funded by AFD Context ASEAN countries are following a path of intensification due to rising demands for agricultural products that increase pressure to simplify crop production and agricultural landscapes, increasing the vulnerability to climate change and promotion […]

REGIONAL VEGETABLE FORUM 2018 SHARING KNOWLEDGE TO PROMOTE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VEGETABLE SECTOR

Innovations of production and supply chain systems for improved off-season vegetable The vegetable sector is becoming more of a focus for research, development and the private sector in Southeast Asia due to the high nutritional and economical value that can be generated. However, the sector faces key challenges including (1) low average yields of vegetable […]

Summer School: Agrobiodiversity in a changing climate

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat, in collaboration with the Sapienza University of Rome, Bioversity International and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is launching a Summer School titled “Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate – Sustainable production, fragile ecosystems, resilience to global changes”, which will be held at the Department of Environmental Biology, […]

Sustainable Agriculture in Cambodia: Current knowledge applications and future needs, UNICAM conference

Sustainable Agriculture in Cambodia: Current knowledge applications and future needs UNICAM conference, 27-29 August 2018, Siem Reap (or Phnom Penh), Cambodia The upcoming UNICAM conference will be held in Siem Reap (or Phnom Penh) Cambodia from 27-29 August 2018. UNICAM is an Erasmus+ project focused on the development of master programmes in sustainable agriculture (MSA) […]

Vegetable Industry Forum Series 2018: Sharing knowledge to promote development of the vegetable sector

Vegetable Industry Forum Series 2018: Sharing knowledge to promote development of the vegetable sector ‘Innovations of production and supply chain systems for improved off-season vegetable’ The vegetable sector is becoming more of a focus for research, development and the private sector in Southeast Asia due to the high nutritional and economical value that can be […]

IOBC – Asia-Pacific Regional Section: an International Training Workshop in Conservation Biological Control of Insect Pests

IOBC – Asia-Pacific Regional Section is seeking registrations of interest in a proposed international workshop on Conservation Biological Control (CBC) of Insect Pests, to be held at Lincoln University, New Zealand, from 12-15 November 2018, inclusive. This workshop is a follow-up to that held simultaneously in Beijing and Hanoi in September 2017, which covered all aspects […]

Myanmar seed saving workshop, January 17 – 18, 2018, Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region

ECHO Asia, in conjunction with the PMA CSSDD (Pathein Myaungmya Sgaw Karen Baptist Association- Christian Social Services Development Division), with funding from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP-USA) and the Agroecology Learning Alliance in SE Asia (ALiSEA), welcomes anyone working in agriculture and community development to attend a sponsored seed saving workshop from January 17 – […]

Lao Uplands Forum: landscape of opportunities November 2017 – March 2018

Context Changing Lao Uplands The uplands of Lao PDR are defined as an area of multi-dimensional marginality, characterised by remoteness, diverse ethnicity, language, and culture, with a comparatively high level of poverty, and livelihoods dominated by pockets of food insecurity (Uplands Development Strategy 2016-2025). Covering about 70 percent of the country territory, the Lao Uplands […]