Organization: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Summary: This project aims at co-organizing a Southeast Asian regional event with Chulalongkorn University School of Agricultural Resources (CUSAR) as well as preparatory research support in order to share experiences and present case studies to assess how university-based farmer extension either inhibits or enables agro-ecological transitions in the region.
The ALiSEA grant allowed stakeholders from or working on Myanmar and Cambodia and Southern Viet Nam to join the initiative. This project is part of a large regional initiative on mapping and assessing university-based farmer extension services in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). through an agro-ecological/organic lens.
Localization: Myanmar, Cambodia, and Southern Viet Nam
- Meeting preparation with field research, surveys and interviews
- Realization of workshops and case studies in Myanmar and Cambodia and Southern Viet Nam to complement other Chulalongkorn University supported work ongoing in Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam
- Organization of a SE Asian regional research symposium in Thailand
- Facilitate a proceedings publication based on revised regional symposium presentations
Budget granted by ALiSEA: 10 000 USD