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Food and Nutrition Security: Thailand What will be happening in the next 10 years?

What will be happening in the next 10 years? Many say Thailand has ample food resources and it is hardly possible that the country would go starving. Let’s hear from Thai participants who recently attended the ‘Food and Nutrition Security in ASEAN: Training for Practitioners in Thailand’ what they say about this.   Ms. Pathumwadee …

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Training of Trainers on Integrated Pest Management in Tien Giang, Vietnam

Sustainable agriculture development is the main strategy for the Government of Vietnam. The Vietnam Government have been supporting the national project “Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development 2011-2020” as well as improvement of farmer livelihood through technical investment, production technologies and market orientation. At ASEAN level, Vietnam has been participating in implementing the ASEAN Integrated …

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Handelsblatt, 08 December 2015: Klimawandel in Kambodscha: Exodus am Mekong (Climate change in Cambodia : Exodus along the Mekong River)

Another consequence of climate change: rising sea levels to between one and up to five millimetres per year, according to calculations of the Vietnamese environmental protection agency. Sea water eats into the freshwater systems in the Mekong Delta. Salt is already 60 kilometers inland in the water Read more

Food security experts on mission: The 6th Project Partner Meeting and related meetings plus field trip in Lao PDR, 17-20 November 2015

The ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems ‘6th Project Partner Meeting and related meetings’ were recently organized in Vientiane, Lao PDR to mark its mid-term milestone and discuss emerging issues and challenges to food security, including environment and climate changes in order to develop the post 2015 strategies for the project activities in securing sustainable food production …

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Visit from Germany’s food, agriculture and consumer protection committee

On 25 October 2015, a parliament delegation of the German Bundestag, Committee on Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, visited the GIZ project partner “Southern Regional Plant Protection Center” (SRPPC) in Tien Giang province, Vietnam. The delegation was headed by Mr. Alois Gerig, chairman of the Committee. The purpose of this visit was to exchange information …

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Head of Karo Regency in Indonesia talks about needs and expected collaborations in sustainable agriculture

Karo is Regency in North Sumatra, Indonesia where several activities of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems (ASEAN SAS) project are being implemented to promote sustainable organic farming including capacity building for smallholders and extentionist on integrated farming and Fruit fly management in citrus. Let’s hear from Mr. Terkelin Brahmana, Head of Karo Regency and learn more …

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