The Conservation Agriculture Network in South-East Asia (CANSEA) was organised in Vientiane (Laos) on 29-30 September 2009. This network of research for the development is a new structuring priority organization which associates 7 institutional partners from 6 Southeast Asian countries. Generally, the objective of the CANSEA network is to optimize the similarities and the complementarities between countries and institutions in the Mekong region, to improve on one hand the efficiency of research carried out by the various projects and on other hand to go over the “pilot” diffusion of CA systems in small-scale households in Southeast Asia. Find out more about the program run under CANSEA program by clicking here.
WOCAT (World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies) is an established global network which supports innovation and decision-making processes in Sustainable Land Management (SLM). The overall goal of the WOCAT Network is to unite the efforts in knowledge management and decision support for up-scaling SLM among all stakeholders including national governmental and non-governmental institutions and international and regional organizations and programmes. You will find on this website a knowledge base as well as methods and WOCAT stories on sustainable land management.
The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is a regional organization founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples’ movements. AIPP is committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights and human rights and articulating issues of relevance to indigenous peoples. At present, AIPP has 47 members from 14 countries in Asia with 14 National Formations, 15 Sub-national Formations and 18 Local Formations. Of this number, 6 are Indigenous Women’s Organizations and 4 are Indigenous Youth Organizations. You will find on this website information on their actions, their statements, and a large amount of insightful online resources such as publications and videos.
AsiaDHRRA is a regional partnership of eleven (11) social development networks and organizations in eleven (11) Asian nations that envisions Asian organized rural communities that are just, free, prosperous, living in peace and working in solidarity towards self-reliance. All partners are involved in the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas, which accounts for its DHRRA names. These roles interplay as AsiaDHRRA pursues to contribute to the improvement of the socio-economic well-being of members of rural people’s organizations in Asia. You will find information on their programs, activity blogs, some pictures and publications. Learn more about their work here.
The Network for Knowledge Transfer on Sustainable Agricultural Technologies and Improved Market Linkages in South and Southeast Asia (SATNET Asia) is a network of institutions and people that share knowledge on sustainable agricultural technologies and improved market linkages in the region. More than 45 institutions in target countries, including government entities, research and academic institutions, NGOs, donors and private sector organizations, are Associate members of the Network and over 1400 people are part of the broader network. The SATNET Asia portal provides a platform for researchers and practitioners to share and exchange information on sustainable agriculture technologies and market linkages in in the region.
Land & Development (French language only)
The Land and Development web portal results from a collective work involving a wide range of experts and members of the Technical Committee “Land and development.” This Committee has been working for over 15 years in favour of a better recognition and preservation of people’s land rights. It is chaired by the French Agency of Development (AFD) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE). Gret is animating and feeding it. Information are classified by theme (resource management, conflicts, decentralisation, etc.), per country (Africa and Asia) or actors (NGOs, academia, etc.).
Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an ‘open data’ website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The open data movement is based on the simple premise that data collected for public interest should be publicly available without restrictions. Information or data in the public domain should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish. You will find on this page information about environment, land, economy and people in Cambodia as well as interactive maps, news and laws. Learn more about their work here.
The library promotes numeric learning contents in the field of Agro-ecology and Conservation agriculture. These resources are developed through Iperca project (Innovative Pedagogical Resources in Conservation Agriculture for South-East Asia) funded by the Agropolis Foundation. The library contains e-learning courses designed by the partners of the project, and other pedagogical resources (i.e., pictures, clips). The content is open-source. You are welcome to contribute to this activity of knowledge-sharing by leaving a comment.
This is the document repository for the google group LaoFAB. LaoFAB is a forum for sharing information about Farmers and AgriBusiness in Laos. Members include Government officials, staff of donor agencies and NGOs, project experts, academics and business people.
This is the document repository for the google group MyLAFF. MyLAFF is a forum for sharing information about Land, Agribusiness, Forestry issues in Myanmar. Members include staff of donor agencies and NGOs, CSOs, project experts, academics and business people.
Although more than two-thirds of the Lao population depends on agriculture, land laws, policy, and decision-making mechanisms are unclear to villagers and district officials alike and information about the process is inaccessible to the people who are most affected. Rights-LINK project aims to provide this lacking free access in order to prevent and resolve disputes around land that is one of the main contributors to poverty in Laos today.
This web-page has been created by a common effort by many organizations. They want to show the wide range of sustainable agricultural practices, and that peasants and other small scale food producers and providers can nourish a growing population, preserve the environment and contribute substantially to stop the climate change. You will find case studies listed by region, scope, subject or language, reports, links and videos. Learn more about their work here.
East West Management Institute is an American institute focusing on three majors sectors: promoting justice, economic development, and civil engagement. EWMI’s crosscutting approach to promoting justice, civic engagement, and economic development programs often leads to the identification and nurturing of specialized program areas such as global health equity or transparency through technology. EWMI is present in a wide range of countries from Eastern Europe to Ecuador or Myanmar. Learn more about their work here.
“For the GMS to be recognized as the leading producer of safe food using climate-friendly practices and integrated into global markets through regional economic corridors.” GMS Working Group on Agriculture work on various programs to develop a climate-friendly and gender-responsive agriculture sector in the GMS and increase agricultural productivity, while reducing poverty and health risks among smallholder farmers, especially poor women farmers. You will find information on their programs, news and an online library fed with studies, reports, organic database and knowledge products.
Solagro was born in 1981 in Toulouse (France) stemming from the wish of farmers, researchers and professionals to favor the emergence and the development, in the fields of environment, energy, agriculture and forests, of practices and procedures contributing to an economical, solidarity-based and long-term management of natural resources. Solagro has chosen the status of an associative company since 2009, thus conveying the two key directions of their positioning: commitment ethics and economic autonomy. Their focus areas are the forest and fuelwood, Agroecology, anaerobic digestion, strategy planning and renewable gas. They propose engineering expert advice, research and training. Learn more about their work here.
As a conservation biologist, Claire Kremen seeks mechanisms for preventing or reversing the loss of biodiversity, which is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. A central goal in her approach is to provide information, techniques or tools of use to real-world situations. Each research project, therefore, is designed around a specific applied problem, and then draws broader, generalizable principles from these specific applications. You will find on her blog publications, news and events as well as indication to join the lab and further contribute to the reflection. Learn more about her work here.