Vegetables

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 […]

Bouachanh Sivilay: Organic Farmer Association of Paek District (Laos)

Bouachanh Sivilay: Organic Farmer Association of Paek District (Laos)

Woman Farmer: Bouachanh Sivilay Woman Farmer Group: Organic Farmer Association of Paek district, Xiengkhouang province (OFA) National FO Affiliation/Membership: Lao Farmer Network Organisation Involved in the Case: Sustainable Agriculture and Environment Development Association (SAEDA) Timeframe: 1997 Location/region: Yone village, Paek district, Xiengkhouang province Case/initiative: Resiliency is made when farmers can have […]

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 […]

Large-scale chemical farming worries Myanmar’s organic vegetable farmers

Large-scale chemical farming worries Myanmar’s organic vegetable farmers

While demand for organic vegetables has been increasing in Myanmar, farmers are worried about the possible impact of foreign and private investors who are or will be engaging in large-scale vegetable farming using chemical and synthetic fertilizers, as these might contaminate nearby organic vegetable farms. […]


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