Young Organic Farmers 2020: Organic Seeds Production Training

Organic Seeds Production Training Training period is between 1-14 August 2020 Online Training Introduction: We have lost seeds varieties and food security from the mainstream agriculture system. Seeds production become limitation and professionalization, good quality seeds become commercialization, and adapt to chemical production method. The Open Pollination (OP) seeds are essential for resilience and sustainability […]

Webinar on COVID-19: Deglobalisation and the opportunity for food sovereignty, 9 July 2020

COVID-19 has exposed multiple weaknesses and failures of the corporate and finance capital dominated, globalized world we live in.  As lockdowns around the world kicked in, global and national supply chains of essential goods and services were disrupted. Decades of neoliberal and austerity policies manifested in the overload and collapse of public health systems in […]

WEBINAR: June 4th, 2020 “Exploring the ‘new normal’ in Global Food Systems; the role of the private sector and Public-Private Partnerships”

The Value chain Capacity Building Network (VCB-N), is organizing a series of Webinars around the theme “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural value chains – What we can do to mitigate the impact”  The objective of the series is to provide an opportunity to assess the impact of the current crises on the ground […]

FAO/OIE/WFP/WHO food safety webinar – Food safety in the “new normal”, Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Have you noticed that you are now washing your hands more properly than the last year?  It is an important yet unique opportunity on the second observance of World Food Safety Day that we all have a chance to reflect how our continuous and new food safety actions could fit into the “new normal” era. Over the last […]

Build Capacity of Knowledge Platforms AGORA and Research4Life

A new FAO partnership established with The United Nations Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries (UNTB) supports the delivery of new online training activities to enhance the access and understanding of the knowledge platforms, AGORA and Research4Life. What is AGORA/Research4Life: Since 2003 FAO has led AGORA, a knowledge platform that provides free or low-cost access to major scientific journals […]

The Research and Extension Unit (AGDR) presents a webinar on: EXTENSION AND ADVISORY SERVICES:  at frontline of COVID-19 response ensuring food security in Asia Tuesday, 19th May 2020

The Research and Extension Unit (AGDR) presents a webinar on: EXTENSION AND ADVISORY SERVICES: at frontline of COVID-19 response ensuring food security in Asia Tuesday, 19th May 2020 At 8:30 in Rome 14:30 in Beijing, 12:00 in New Delhi time, 13:30 in Vientiane, 16:30 in Sydney For registration, please click here   The global impact of the […]

VCB-N Webinar 3: “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural value chains – What we can do to mitigate the impact on service delivery to different actors in the value chain”

VCB-N Webinar 3: “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural value chains – What we can do to mitigate the impact on service delivery to different actors in the value chain” The Value Chain Capacity Building Network (VCB-N), is organizing a series of Webinars around the theme of “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural value […]

The future of food systems in Southeast Asia post COVID-19 Virtual Seminar, 5 May 2020 at 1500 hrs Bangkok (GMT + 7hrs)

     The future of food systems in Southeast Asia post COVID-19 Virtual Seminar, 5 May 2020 at 1500 hrs Bangkok (GMT + 7hrs) Co-hosted by IRRI and FAO Background Since it was declared a pandemic by WHO on 11 March 2020, COVID-19 has affected millions of people in over 200 countries and territories around the […]

Training in System of Rice Intensification (SRI), July 31, 2020, Thailand

Training in System of Rice Intensification (SRI) July 31, 2020 09:00 – July 31, 2020 17:00 ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center & Seed Bank, Thailand Presented By: ECHO Asia Impact Center Event Details This event will include: The interactive demonstration of SRI innovations Discussions on SRI principles including how to increase yields and decrease water usage Introduction […]

Call for application: A training program on storytelling about natural resources and agriculture in Laos

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS  “Feature green growth”  A training program on a storytelling about natural resources and agriculture in Laos  May to December 2020 Locations: Laos (Vientiane and potential field trips to provinces) Languages: Lao and English Mekong Sustainable News Project – Background Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar are all predominantly rural countries; indeed, in the […]