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AsiaDHRRA participates in the Global Dialogue on FAO Regional Conferences and Evaluation Meeting

Rome, Italy – AsiaDHRRA, represented by Marlene Ramirez, Secretary General, and AFA–representing the CSO AdHoc Steering Committee for FAO Engagement (AHC)–and the members of the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) joined the global assessment of the FAO Regional CSO Consultations. The meeting was held last June 7-8, 2016 at the FAO Headquarters in […]

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AsiaDHRRA at the ADB 2016 Food Security Forum

Mandaluyong City, Philippines – Farmers Fighting Poverty (FFP) and the Post-Yolanda (Haiyan) Fund for Local Initiatives, two of the major programs being implemented by AsiaDHRRA, were showcased in the recent Food Security Forum and Techno Show organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last 23-24 June 2016. The two programs implemented in partnership with farmers’ […]

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FAO, ASEAN, OECD conduct forum on food security and nutrition

Naypyidaw, Myanmar – AsiaDHRRA, together with AFA and partner CSOs in the region, participated in the Regional Conference on “Policies to Enable Food Security, Agricultural Productivity and Improved Nutrition” organized by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

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MTCP 2 Partners gather for 2nd Regional Steering Committee Meeting

Vientiane, Lao PDR – Noel Monteyne, AgriCord Central Office Program Manager, and Marlene Ramirez, Secretary General of AsiaDHRRA, represented AgriCord in the Joint Steering Committee Meeting of the AFOSP (ASEAN Farmers’ Organization Support Program) and attended the Expanded 2nd Regional Steering Committee (RSC) meeting of the Medium Term Cooperation Program Phase 2 (MTCP 2). The […]

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AsiaDHRRA in the 2016 Grow Asia Forum

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Marlene Ramirez, Secretary General of AsiaDHRRA, discussed the importance and role of Farmers’ Organizations (FOs) during the session on Engaging Farmers’ Organizations at the 2016 Grow Asia Forum. The session focused on developing the Grow Asia Partnership stakeholders’ understanding of FOs and how they can be engaged to build scalable models […]

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Local and National Farmers’ Organizations in Indonesia Exchange Experiences, Technologies, and, Learning

Yogyakarta, Indonesia – AsiaDHRRA and Bina Desa, together with CSA and Agriterra, organized a three-day farmers’ organizations (FOs) and partners exchange forum, with the theme: “Building Synergy and Cooperation among Partner FOs and Their Supporting Agri-Agencies in the Development and Growth of FOs.” The forum and synergy was held last 22-24 May 2016 at Sheraton […]

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AsiaDHRRA launches its new program: ReCoERDO Asia

Jogjakarta, Indonesia — DHRRA representatives from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam, with partners from regional and global development organizations, such as the ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN Foundation, Asian Farmers Association, Collectif Strategis Allimentaires, and, World Rural Forum, gathered last 18 May 2016 at Sheraton Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia for the launching of a new […]

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AsiaDHRRA to launch ReCoERDO-Asia

Yogyakarta, Indonesia — AsiaDHRRA will be formally launching its new program, entitled, Regional Cooperation to Empower Rural Development Organizations in Asia or ReCoERDO-Asia on 18 May 2016 in Sheraton Resort, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. AsiaDHRRA has recently signed a five-year Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) with the European Commission (EC). The FPA aims to: Develop the capacities of […]

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AsiaDHRRA, EC sign 5-year Framework Partnership Agreement

Brussels, Belgium – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General, Ms. Marlene Ramirez, signed the Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) with the European Commission (EC), represented by Mr. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development.  The FPA is a five-year development cooperation between the Commission and select global and regional umbrella civil society organizations. The […]

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AsiaDHRRA sits in the 11th ASEAN SOC-COM

Jakarta, Indonesia – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General, Ms. Marlene Ramirez, joined in the 11th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (11th SOC-COM) on 29-30 March 2016 at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia.  The 11th SOC-COM was participated by heads of ASEAN Sectoral bodies under ASEAN Socio-Cultural Committee (ASSC), other relevant bodies […]

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CSO Statement to 33rd FAO Asia Pacific Regional Conference, 7-11 March 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Honourable Chairperson, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates and Observers, Ladies and Gentlemen We, 54 representatives of small farmers, landless, rural women, fishers, agricultural workers, pastoralists and herders, indigenous peoples, consumers, youth and NGOs representing 39 national, regional and international CSOs coming from 17 countries met in conjunction with the 33rd FAO APRC. We thank the FAO for […]

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