Environmental Change, Agricultural Sustainability, and Economic Development in the Lower Mekong Basin conference: Call for papers

The conference will convene at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from March 16th to March 18th, 2017. It will be sponsored by the Department of Natural Resource Management and Development at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Western Washington University, and the Global Research Institute at the University of […]

International Symposium on Agroecology for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in China, 29-31 August 2016

29-31 August 2016, Kunming, Yunnan, China In September 2014 FAO convened a global symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition. This has been followed in 2015 by three regional meetings in Brazil, Senegal and Thailand. These meetings have brought together stakeholders from academia, policy and civil society to better understand the role and potential of […]

ValueLinks Introductory Training Seminar in Khmer language, November 21-25 2016, Cambodia

ValueLinks Introductory Training Seminar in Khmer language, Siem Reap, Cambodia There is widespread agreement that economic growth is a precondition for reducing poverty. Development policy aims at generating “pro-poor growth”, creating jobs for the poor and providing small-scale enterpreneurs with new opportunities. It is in this context that “value chain promotion” has emerged as a […]

Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) 2016

Since 1980 the work of outstanding activists, practitioners and visionaries is recognized with the Right Livelihood Award (known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) during an annual ceremony in the Swedish Parliament. Sulak Sivaraksa is a Right Livelihood laureate with his home base in Thailand. He founded the Sathirakoses Nagaparidipa Foundation (SNF) in 1968. It grew […]

Training Thailand – Mindful Markets Social Enterprise Course

Mindful Markets are alternative approaches to shaping food systems based on full awareness of interconnected factors and driven by the principle of “Organic Food for All.” Mindful Markets focus on long term relationships between farmers and consumers by creating channels and building networks which provide access to healthy food and promote well being for stakeholders. […]

Scholarship for courses for professionals in Agricultural Education and Research

The International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) is offering two interesting courses on Agricultural Higher Education and Research in Oct-Nov 2016. These courses are highly valued by professionals working in agricultural research, higher education, outreach and agribusiness. Kindly note that the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APPROACHING (22 March) for the courses: Learning, action research and […]

International training course ‘PGR and seeds: Community resilience in the face of change’ 07-25 November 2016, Nepal

The Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR, has the pleasure of sharing fellowship programme for training course ‘Plant genetic resources and seeds: community resilience in the face of change’, Nepal (07 – 25 November 2016). The deadline for fellowship is 22 March, 2016. This three week course is organised by Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen […]