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27th AFA Execom holds first meeting under new Chairperson

27th AFA Execom holds first meeting under new Chairperson

Bangkok, Thailand – AFA successfully concluded its 27th Executive Committee meeting under its new Chairperson, Mr. Uon Sophal, President of Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) in Cambodia. The meeting was dove-tailed with a regional consultation on agricultural research for development that was co-organized with APAARI. […]

Farmer organizations and coops to track impact of work

Farmer organizations and coops to track impact of work

Bangkok, Thailand – With limited resources available for their work, the need to track or monitor more closely the impact of farmer organizations and coops at the national, regional and international levels have never been more important. Thus, the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), in cooperation […]

Farmers call for creation of ASEAN small-scale producers’ council

Farmers call for creation of ASEAN small-scale producers’ council

Bangkok, Thailand – The Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), together with other CSOs, called for a more institutionalized mechanism for participation of small-scale farmers in key decision-making processes in ASEAN, particularly on issues of food security/sovereignty, agricultural trade, climate change, etc, through the creation of an […]

Various activities, important decisions mark AFA’s 5th general assembly

Various activities, important decisions mark AFA’s 5th general assembly

The Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) held various activities and decided on important matters on its recently concluded 5th general assembly, which was also a celebration of its 10th anniversary. Vietnam Farmers Union (VNFU) hosted the event in Hanoi, Vietnam last March […]

In the News: Rice price hike possible due to new Thai policies

In the News: Rice price hike possible due to new Thai policies

Thailand’s incoming government is planning to implement a new policy of buying unmilled rice or paddy from growers at 15,000 baht (about 50 per cent above current prices) by the end of the year. This will allow rice farmers to earn more, but it might […]



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