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AFFM members attend Avocado Exhibition

AFFM members attend Avocado Exhibition

2017 Dec 4-8 Avocado Exhibition in Hopong Lay, Township Township, Southern Shan State Date: 6-7 Jan, 2017 Location:  Hoponlay, Taunggyi township, Southern Shan State is about 10 km from Taunggyi and is accessible by car from Taunggyi. CTUM-AFFM Team U Than Lwin – General Secretary […]

Educate the women: Papua New Guinea Women in Agricultural Development Foundation (PNGWiADF)

Educate the women: Papua New Guinea Women in Agricultural Development Foundation (PNGWiADF)

“If you are educating a man, you are educating an individual. If you are educating a woman, you are educating an entire family,” Maria Linibi says to end her presentation about the initiatives of the women group PNGWiADF. Maria says that in Papua New Guinea, […]

Menno Village, Hokkaido, Japan: Community Supported Agriculture

Menno Village, Hokkaido, Japan: Community Supported Agriculture

Akiko Aratani of narrated a story about their farming village in Menno, Ainoka, Japan. In their farm, located in the northernmost part of Japan, they raise 400 chickens and grow crops including rice, herbs, grapes, and wheat. Currently, there are about 80 households in their […]

Kandyan Home Garden: Women back at farming

Kandyan Home Garden: Women back at farming

In Samagi Kandy District in Sri Lanka, a group of women owns a small plot of land called Kandyan Home Garden. Through MTCP2, the women were encouraged to organize themselves and asked to maximize the land and nature. MTCP2 programme helped them build confidence in […]

For more women, for better life: Yinongyuan Ecological Agricultural Cooperative

For more women, for better life: Yinongyuan Ecological Agricultural Cooperative

Kou Hongyan from Beijing, China is the leader of YINONGYUAN ecological agriculture cooperative. In 2005, Ms. Kou Hongyan of China went back to her village to start the egg layer breeding business. She established the YINONGYUAN cooperative in 2007 with local female farmers. Over the […]



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