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Ms. Shazada Begum, President of Kendrio Krishak Moitree (KKM) and Vice President of the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), has been been honored with the “RTV Alokito Nari 2017″ (Enlightened Woman) award. This is one of the most prestigious awards in Bangladesh that honors change makers l
Hanoi, Vietnam — Vietnam Farmers Union (VNFU) hosted a high level study visit on Land Use with a six-person delegation from Nepal headed by Mr. Krishna Prasad Devkota, Secretary of the Ministry of Land Reform and Management. The Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Mr. Nguyen L
Non-timber forest products such as bamboo shoots are a very important food and source of income for farmers in rural areas of Laos. Sustainable management of bamboo is important for food security, and improvement of the bamboo value chain can help increase incomes for rural people. That is why the L
The GAFSP CSO Asia report for the period April-December 2016 is now available at the GAFSP CSO Asia blog. The report includes activities conducted such as Asia producer organization meetings, participation in fora organized by partners, and GAFSP SC meetings and activities. It also presents plans fo
Vacancy Announcements from APAARI [Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:35:48 +0000]
Two vacancy announcements from APAARI: Vacancy Announcement for the position of Executive Secretary – APAARI The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) wishes to recruit the vacant position of Executive Secretary and seeks applications/expression of interest from sui
New Year greetings [Wed, 04 Jan 2017 07:21:02 +0000]
Strategy From the Knowledge Exchange Forum on Promoting Rights and Livelihoods through Forest and Farm Producer Organisations Bangkok, Thailand , 7-8-9 December 2016 We the participants of the Forest and Farm Producer Organisation’s Exchange forum at our first Asian meeting 7-9th of December 2016 in
AFA crafts 5-year operations plan [Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:28:48 +0000]
In its 7th general assembly held in Hanoi, Vietnam last August 2016, AFA approved a five-year strategic plan which prioritizes 5 agenda: (1) secured rights to lands, waters, forests, pastures and seeds; (2) sustainable and resilient agriculture in farms and forested landscapes; (3) cooperative and e
More than 70 representatives from farmer organizations, cooperatives, civil society organizations and agri-agencies gathered in Sulo Hotel, Quezon City, Philippines on December 1-2 to discuss priorities, strategies and actions for strengthening agricultural cooperatives in Asia. The workshop was a f
Quezon City, Philippines – International and local delegates to the 6th ASEAN Cooperative Business Forum held on November 29-30 at the Novotel in Cubao, Quezon City signed a declaration that commits to promote and advance agricultural cooperatives in the ASEAN region as a vehicle towards attaining i