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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 […]

OXFAM, SEAFISH, AFA co-organize forum on food security and climate change adaptation

OXFAM, SEAFISH, AFA co-organize forum on food security and climate change adaptation

A forum-workshop entitled “Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation of Small Scale Farmers and Fishers in Southeast Asia” was held in Quezon City, Philippines, last Nov 24-25. The workshop was co-organized by Oxfam International’s East Asia office, Southeast Asia Fisheries for Justice (SEAFISH), a regional […]

Cambodian farmers learn natural farming in India

Cambodian farmers learn natural farming in India

(written and translated into English by Pan Sopheap, FNN) Karnataka, India — Farmer and researcher representatives from 12 countries paid a 4-day field visits plus a one-day reflection workshop in Karnataka state, south of India, in order to expose ideas and experiences on food sovereignty. […]

FNN attends land rights conference in Chang Mai

FNN attends land rights conference in Chang Mai

by Pan Sopheap, FNN Chang Mai, Thailand — Mr. Mao That, FNN representative, attended the conference on land rights in Chang Mai last November 9-11, 2011. Participants to the conference shared their experiences from different countries on land rights issues and how they are responding […]

AFA pushes rural development agenda in ASEAN

AFA pushes rural development agenda in ASEAN

Civil society organizations concerned with rural development have been engaging ASEAN in order to pursue agriculture, fisheries and people-centered development, which promotes the well-being of the rural poor and marginalized sectors, especially farmers, fishers, and indigenous peoples. In the process, they also aim to develop […]



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