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Better Rice Initiative Asia to train 7,500 farmers in Indonesia by the end of 2017

BRIA Indonesia started its Farmer Field School activities in April 2015 with 15 Field Schools in North Sumatra involving 304 farmers. The number of Field Schools conducted increased rapidly in season 2...

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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...

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GIZ-SNRD attends ADB-led – high-level forum on food security

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted a Food Security Forum at its general headquarters in Manila, Philippines on 22-24 June 2016. With the theme ‘ADB Food Security Forum: Safe,...

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NOW OPEN: Online Course on “Food and Our Future: Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia”

Start: August 2016 Duration: 5 Weeks Price: Free of charge Sign up now to learn how the course helps explain the complex relationships between the food we eat, the farmers and traders,...

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Orientation Workshop on Mobilizing Biodiversity Data from ASEAN Protected Areas

Experts from the Biodiversity Information Facility nodes from Taiwan and Norway, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), and various ASEAN Member States convened to capture the wildlife of Mount...

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DCZ supports agricultural structural change in Jilin, China

June, 28 – 30, 2016 Following an invitation of the China Agricultural University (CAU), DCZ visited the universities’ Science & Technology Backyard Programme (STB) that started in Hebei Province...

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Agriculture Working Group Meeting, Thailand (3 June 2016)

The Agriculture Working Group of the Sector Network Natural Resources and Rural Development Asia (SNRD) met on 3 June 2016 to discuss further collaborations among the group members. The...

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GCCA+ @ EDD16 Communicating climate change adaptation

Setting the agenda for action on the ground post-COP21 The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) stand and brainstorming session at the annual European Development Days event (15-16 June) in Brussels...

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FORCLIME to conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) for the implementation of eLearning

The Human Resource Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusdiklat KLHK) collaborated with FORCLIME to organise a workshop related to the implementation of eLearning in Pusdiklat...

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Thailand’s agrifood industry moving one step at a time to food standard and safety

Instead of creating a burning feeling in your mouth, a small packet of dried chili powder spiced up a far hotter impact by putting agrifood exports of ASEAN nations...

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Lao PDR Presents its Efforts on How to Progress under FLEGT/VPA in Effectively Reducing Illegal Logging in UK

The representatives from the Government of Lao PDR, private sector and civil society organisation have highlighted the recent achievements towards improved forest governance in Laos, under the Lao EU-FLEGT...

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Putting Radio Media into Good Use and Saving Environment

The Promotion of Climate-related Environment Education (ProCEEd) team and its strategic partners have been producing regular environmental radio programs at the national and provincial level which listeners can follow...

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Championing the SDGs:GIZ steps up policy integration efforts in Asia

Thanks to the statistics by the United Nations, we now know that about one in five persons in developing countries live on less than $1.25 per day; that water...

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Philippines’ Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park declared an ASEAN Heritage Park

PALAWAN province – The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1993, has been declared an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Heritage Park. The declaration by the...

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SEAG-N Alumni Network Undertakes the Learning Resource Materials Development on Climate Change for the Education Sector

In response to the ever growing need of educating the public on climate change and its impacts, the Southeast Asia Green Network (SEAG-N) is currently undertaking the “Learning Resource...

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Vulnerability Assessment in Turtle Islands, Tawitawi

The Turtle Islands in Tawi-Tawi, Philippines is a critical nesting area of turtles in a marine corridor encompassing the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia found in the Coral Triangle.   The...

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Science-based expansion of the Tri-National Turtle Corridor: Sulu Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion (SSME) Project

Marine turtles are integral components of the Sulu-Sulawesi marine ecosystems, and a priority conservation component of the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape programme. Similarly, these are also a priority under the Indian...

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Towards Networking of National Protected Areas for the Conservation of Critical Habitats of Green Sea Turtle Populations in the Philippines

Ma. Theresa Mundita Lim*, Marlynn Mendoza, Nilda Baling, Marion Daclan and Evangeline Miclat. *Biodiversity Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines The establishment of...

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Collaboration between CTI-CFF and GIZ Concerning the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape

Jakarta,  3 March 2016 - The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH signed a Memorandum of...

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Blue Planning in Practice – test training

From 19-21 April 2016, ten marine spatial planning experts from various intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations and 6 countries met in Frankfurt, Germany to test the new training course called...

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