The Mekong Hub Knowledge Learning Fair 2019 (MKLF-2019) organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), operated by the Hanoi office from 10-12 July 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
There were different relevant stakeholders and high-level representatives come from different countries, the private sector and producers’ organizations and development organizations such as 1). Country: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippine, Thailand, Vietnam, 2). Private sector and 3). Producers’ organizations. Moreover, we observed that there was a representative of the government of Kenya and IFAD country representatives in Africa such as Senegal, Ethiopia, and Kenya. Organizations like GROW ASIA, SEARCA-IFPRI, and CIP-CIAT.
The MKLF provided opportunities for participants in IFAD related projects in South East Asia, in particular, the Mekong Region to meet, share and learn.
After the Learning Fair, then participants visited the milk cooperatives, beef cooperative, and some other cooperatives as well.
There is some presentation about IFAD’s programs and other countries here:
- “IFAD’s Engagement with the Private Sector in pro-poor agricultural value chain development”
- “Brewing happiness of partnership Lao PDR”
Presentations and photos related to the event here: [Dropbox link]