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AFA joins RECOERDO learning visit to Europe

AFA joins RECOERDO learning visit to Europe

AFA members and staff are in Europe together with the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Agricultural Cooperatives (ASWGAC) for a learning visit to France and Begium to get the lessons from different agricultural cooperative models. The learning visit is co-organized […]

FOREST AND FARM PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS RAISE ISSUES AND FORGE PARTNERSHIP AT A FORESTRY KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN NEPAL

FOREST AND FARM PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS RAISE ISSUES AND FORGE PARTNERSHIP AT A FORESTRY KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE IN NEPAL

Kathmandu, Nepal — Forty six representatives of farm and forest producer organizations and community forest user groups in Nepal gathered last March 28 in Kathmandu to share knowledge and experiences on sustainable forestry and forest management, identify common policy advocacy issues they can bring to government […]

Aliansi Petani Indonesia to work for greater self-sufficiency and sustainability

Aliansi Petani Indonesia to work for greater self-sufficiency and sustainability

In a national leaders meeting held on April 21-23 in Jakarta, Aliansi Petani Indonesia formulated strategic actions to keep the farmer organization self-sufficient, sustainably managed and regenerated. The meeting was attended by 21 member organizations of API from 14 provinces. A coffee cupping session was […]

AFA conducts cooperative development forum in Vietnam and Nepal

AFA conducts cooperative development forum in Vietnam and Nepal

One of the five point priority agenda of the Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) is to build and strengthen farmers’ cooperatives and their enterprises that will give farmers a stronger involvement in value chains and increase their market power. Thus, AFA has […]

AFA Vice Chairperson receives prestigious RTV award in Bangladesh

AFA Vice Chairperson receives prestigious RTV award in Bangladesh

Ms. Shazada Begum, President of Kendrio Krishak Moitree (KKM) and Vice President of the Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), has been been honored with the “RTV Alokito Nari 2017″ (Enlightened Woman) award. This is one of the most prestigious awards in Bangladesh that honors change makers like Shazada. The […]



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