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AgriCord, AsiaDHRRA in ADB’s 48th Annual Meeting

Baku, Azerbaijan – AgriCord, represented by Mr. Noel Monteyne, Programs Coordinator  and, Ms. Marlene Ramirez, Board Member and AsiaDHRRA Secretary General, attended the ADB’s 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors on 2-5 May 2015 at Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mr. Monte served as resource person during civil society’s side panel discussion […]

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AsiaDHRRA presents CSO perspective during SOM-RDPE Special Meeting

Pasig City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General, Ms. Marlene Ramirez, and Program Manager, Mr. Nonoy Villas, participated in the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Devleopment and Poverty Reduction (SOMRDPE) Special Meeting to Develop the Framework Action Plan on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (2016-2020) on 16-17 April 2015 at Crowne Plaza […]

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AsiaDHRRA in the ASEAN Assessment Workshop on the MDG Achievements

Pasig City, Philippines –  AsiaDHRRA, represented by Ms. Mags Catindig, Program Officer, had the opportunity to join the ASEAN Regional Assessment Workshop on the Millennium Development Goals Achievement and Post-2015 Development Priorities on 14-15 April 2015 at Crowne Plaza, in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. The workshop was attended by official delegates of the member states […]

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Midterm evaluation of Post-Haiyan Fund Facility commenced

Quezon City, Philippines – From 9-15 April 2015, an interim external evaluation of AsiaDHRRA’s Post-Haiyan (Yolanda) Fund Facility for Local Initiatives was conducted to identify challenges and opportunities for improvement in the management, project strategies, implementation processes, relationship with partners in preparation for the second phase of the project beginning May 2014. The evaluation was […]

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Karuna Pathein, AsiaDHRRA launch Rice Value Chain Study in Myanmar

Pathein, Myanmar – The  Karuna Myanmar Social Services Diocese of Pathein (Karuna Pathein) and AsiaDHRRA are pleased to announce the publication of the Rice Value Chain Study Report in Einme Township of Ayeyarwaddy Region. This study has been made possible with the support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and AgriCord. To request […]

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NACF, ICAO, AsiaDHRRA discuss possible cooperation

Seoul, South Korea – AsiaDHRRA secretariat, together with its former Chairperson Dr. Wen-Chi Huang, met with Mr. Gwang-Seog Hong of the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, and, Ms. Hyo-suk Park of the International Co-operative Agricultural Organisation (ICAO) on 27 February 2015 to discuss how NACF and ICAO could support the Farmers Fighting Poverty (FFP) of AgriCord, […]

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GILL shares its Lifelong Learning Approach

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea – Dr. Sung Lee, President of Gyeonggi-do Provincial Institute for Lifelong Learning (GILL), and, AsiaDHRRA’s Vice Chairperson for North Asia, shared the Golden Triangle Project approach, which puts premium on creating sustainable job opportunity while building a “happiness learning community.” In this approach, GILL has developed a tool, dubbed as “Happiness Index,” […]

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AsiaDHRRA gears up for its new 5-year strategic plan

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea – Members of the Executive Committee and secretariat gathered for a 2-day planning-workshop on 24-25 February 2015 in Gyeonggi-do Provincial Institute for Lifelong Learning Institute Training Center, Suwon Si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. The 2015-2020 strategic plan, with a theme: “Towards a vibrant rural people’s organizations and resilient agricultural communities,” affirms the DHRRA’s […]

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KTLFA, PDCI farmer leaders exchange learning visits

Bula, Camarines Sur – AsiaDHRRA hosted the learning exchange visits of 2 farmers from Kyone Ta Loke Farmers Associations (KTLFA) in Pathein Myanmar, and, 2 farmers from Pecuaria Development Cooperative, Inc. (PDCI) on 18 – 28 February 2015. the KTLFA implements a cooperation on rice farming and marketing with financing from AsiaDHRRA through the Farmers’ […]

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AsiaDHRRA shares community-based technology transfer approaches

Bogor, Indonesia – Ms. Mags Catindig, Program Officer, presented AsiaDHRRA’s learning experiences in empowering farmer organizations during the “3rd SATNET’s Policy Dialogue on the Role of Technology Transfer in Agriculture for Sustainable Development Outcomes” on 11 February 2015. Mags underscored the importance of group development model or participatory, community-based approaches as the DHRRA network’s good […]

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AsiaDHRRA trains farmer leaders on community organizing, project and knowledge management

Tacloban City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA, in partnership with PhilDHRRA and PAKISAMA, conducted a training-workshop with a theme: Basic Orientation on Community Organizing an Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation from 31 January to 2 February 2015. (more…)

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