Rice

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 […]

AFA holds learning exchange visit in Cambodia

AFA holds learning exchange visit in Cambodia

The Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), in cooperation with Farmer and Nature Net (FNN), held a member-to-member cooperation and learning exchange visit last March 9-13, 2015 in Cambodia. The visit was one of the activities under the project entitled “Advocacy for Increased […]

Phil FOs to organize organic rice enterprise summit

Phil FOs to organize organic rice enterprise summit

AFA member PAKISAMA will organize the “Organic Rice Enterprise Summit” on August 14-16, 2014 at the Boso Boso Highlands Resort and Convention Center in Antipolo City.  The goal of the summit is to strengthen the network of the nine (9) FO-members of PAKISAMA engaged in […]

AFA asserts role of smallholder farmers in vision for regional rice sector 2030

AFA asserts role of smallholder farmers in vision for regional rice sector 2030

Pattaya, Thailand — In a meeting convened by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Thailand today, the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), through its representative Policy Advocacy Officer Ma. Elena Rebagay, emphasized the role of small holder farmers in the vision for the regional […]

Ramon Magsaysay award for Cambodia’s Dr. Yang Saing Koma

Ramon Magsaysay award for Cambodia’s Dr. Yang Saing Koma

AFA congratulates Dr. Yang Saing Koma, founder of the Center for Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC) for being one of this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay award. CEDAC help found the organization of small farmers in Cambodia called Farmer and […]



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