Understanding Mangroves: A step towards preservation

‘Understanding Mangroves: A high school teachers training on Mangroves and their significance’ was organised by Centre for Environment Education (CEE) at the Sanskruti Bhavan, Panaji, recently. “Forty schools from Bicholim, Tiswadi and Bardez participated in the three-day long training programme. The training focused on imparting deeper understanding about mangroves...

BRIA works with a local university to assess farmers’ training needs

Better Rice Initiative Asia or BRIA collaborates with Thailand’s Rice Department, Department of Agricultural Extension, local authorities and Bayer to conduct farmer training. To understand the constraints, aspirations, needs and training wants of farmers under the project, BRIA has commissioned the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Kasetsart University...

From study tour to cross-border cooperation: Cambodian delegates sort for biological products and partnership in Vietnam

ASEAN Guidelines on the Regulation, Use, and Trade of Biological Control Agents Delegates from a private section in Cambodia visit Vietnam for cooperation and partnership development in promoting safe agriculture practices. People dealing with biological pest and disease control were brought together cross-border by GIZ – ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood System (ASEAN...

Improving farmers’ livelihoods by enhancing productivity and market linkages in Iloilo Province

In close cooperation with the Department of Agriculture (DA), its Regional Field Offices (RFOs), the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRICE) along with private sector partners Bayer and Yara, Better Rice Initiative Asia or BRIA seeks to promote market-oriented rice production, entrepreneurship and market linkages....

Call for Speaker and Sector Network members to start the Task Force Sustainable Development Goals!

Would you like to integrate the SDG perspective into our Sector Network working routine and investigate better integrated approaches for our member projects? Then please get in touch! Patricia Dorn patricia.dorn@gmx.net +66 949360068 In June 2016, participants of the inaugural conference of TUEWAS (Transport, Environment, Energy and Water) and SNRD Asia (Sector Network Natural Resources and...

Intensive Course on Tackling Climate Change Climate-Smart Approaches to Adaptation in Asia in Agriculture, Land and Coastal Zone Management

Date and Duration: 10 – 14 October 2016, 5 days Location: Bangkok, Thailand No. of Participants: Max 20 Participation Fee: 1, 960 Euro (GIZ) / 2,280 Euro (external) Language: English Application Deadline:10 September 2016 To register: https://intranet.giz.de/fobionline/v_event.asp?eventtype_id=32518131&show_all=false&pressed=false This training aims at building competencies for promoting climate change adaptation concepts and...

Sustainable Agriculture: MOSA concept tailored for ASEAN

The ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems project[1] collaborates with ASEAN and all of its 10 member states (AMS) in implementing the ASEAN Integrated Food Security Framework (AIFS) and its Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security (SPA-FS)[2] at the national level to promote food security and the development of sustainable...