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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 […]

Capitalizing bitter bamboo group experience and improving marketing of bitter bamboo shoots (Lao Farmer Network)

Capitalizing bitter bamboo group experience and improving marketing of bitter bamboo shoots (Lao Farmer Network)

Non-timber forest products such as bamboo shoots are a very important food and source of income for farmers in rural areas of Laos. Sustainable management of bamboo is important for food security, and improvement of the bamboo value chain can help increase incomes for rural […]

Vacancy Announcements from APAARI

Vacancy Announcements from APAARI

Two vacancy announcements from APAARI: Vacancy Announcement for the position of Executive Secretary – APAARI The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) wishes to recruit the vacant position of Executive Secretary and seeks applications/expression of interest from suitably qualified and experienced candidates who are […]



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