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 […]

Lao Farmer Network Event 2020, LAO PDR

When: 18-20 March 2020, Where: The Lao-Korea Rural Development Training Centre (LKRDTC), DETAP, Vientiane capital Background Lao Farmer Network is a national organization of farmers organizations established in 2014 by farmers for the benefit of smallholder farmers across the country. Currently, the network has 53 farmer organizations from 13 provinces with over 4,000 farmers who produce […]

EDUCATION FOR RIGHT LIVELIHOOD CONNECTING ACTIVISM AND ACADEMIA, 21 February, 2020, Thailand

As the Right Livelihood Award is approaching its 40th Anniversary and the Right Livelihood College is celebrating 10 years, our common global challenges are becoming increasingly acute and tangible when it comes to for example the climate crisis, authoritarian governance, the continuous threat of violent conflict including the use of nuclear weapons and growing inequality between […]

MEKONG INSTITUTE OPENS APPLICATIONS TO 2020 SAFE FOOD COURSES

Mekong Institute will be organizing a series of safe food courses in 2020 as part of the New Zealand Aid Programme-funded Project on Promoting Food Safety for Everyone (PROSAFE). These regional training programs comprise a major component of the five-year food safety project being implemented in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam (CLMV). The Project primarily […]

ANDE ESEA Sustainable Agriculture Learning Lab #5, 22 November 2019, Cambodia

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Swisscontact Cambodia invite you to join the fifth regional Learning Lab on Sustainable Agriculture to discuss challenges and best practices in Agriculture Small and Growing Business (SGB) in East and Southeast Asia. This lab aims to bring together stakeholders – ANDE members and key players in the […]

Biodynamic Workshop, 25-29 November 2019, Thailand

Thai Organic Trade Association (TOTA) in collaboration with Demeter International (DI) cordially invite you to join Biodynamic Workshop 25-29 November 2019, at Merit Food products & Chotiwan farm, Chonburi, Thailand. Curriculum Basic concept of organic farming, Introduction to Steiner and Anthroposophy, Introduction to Biodynamics, BD 500 & 501 Theory, BD 502-507 Theory, BD 500 making, […]

EARTH Talks: Why We Love Sustainable Farming in Laos, September 27, 2019

Ben Patrick, founder of ECO ASIA and Luang Prabang-based permaculture consultant, will lead an interactive talk on promoting sustainable farming in Laos (Earth care – People care – Fair share), outline his project, and discuss ways you can get involved. A Q&A session will follow. Bring Yourself Down to EARTH – Vientiane for this special […]