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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 […]

Women share experiences and perspectives on the food crisis

Women share experiences and perspectives on the food crisis

[The following is from the flyer of ISIS about its new publication to which AFA contributed articles as follow: “Pursuing Organic Farming in Cambodia” (by Kong Sokchhoin, FNN); “A Case for Cassava in East Nusa Tenggara” (by Nuruddin); “When Survival of the Self is the […]

New volunteer from Korea joins AFA

New volunteer from Korea joins AFA

Mr. Kang Min Su, the former Secretary General of the Korean Alliance of Farmer (KAF) and the Korean Alliance against the KorUS FTA, arrived in the Philippines on June 12 to join AFA as volunteer staff for advocacy work. Mr. Kang has a wide experience […]

In the News: South Korea Seeks Revision of U.S. Beef Agreement

In the News: South Korea Seeks Revision of U.S. Beef Agreement

By CHOE SANG-HUN SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Thursday that it will send its top trade negotiator to the United States to try to revise an agreement to resume imports of American beef that has triggered weeks of demonstrations against the government of […]

In the News: Protests in South Korea Imperil Government

In the News: Protests in South Korea Imperil Government

South Korea’s prime minister and cabinet offered to resign to help President Lee Myung-bak weather the crisis over an agreement to import American beef. Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on the street leading to the Blue House, the presidential residence, and the United States […]



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