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
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 […]
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 also organized on the evening of the first day, where participants tasted different coffee varieties from famous places in the country and learned about methods to manage coffee beans to get a fair price in the market.
(Photos and report from Ika Krishnayanti)
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 […]
The Toek Thla Samaki saving group Toek Thla Village, Trapaing Krosaing Commune, Prey Kabas District Takeo Province was established in 2008 with 16 members and a saving capital of $40. With the support of AFOSP-MTCP2 through the Farmer and Nature Net in Cambodia starting 2014, […]