PAKISAMA bags 2nd ASEAN Leadership Award on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication

Quezon City, Philippines – The Pambasang Kilusan ng Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA) is  the Philippines’ official recipient nominee of the 2nd ASEAN Leadership Awards on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication. It is held bienially in conjunction with the ASEAN Ministers Meeting for Rural Development and Poverty Eradication. The ASEAN – RDPE Leadership Award aims to recognize the outstanding achievement […]

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CSOs hold pre-AMAF Meeting

Makati City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA, Asian Farmers Association, and Oxfam hosted Civil Society Organizations’ Forum on Engaging the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF), which aimed at developing and building consensus on common and priority issues that CSOs could focus on their AMAF policy engagements. It was held on 09 September 2015 at […]

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AsiaDHRRA shares stories of family farmers’ post-yolanda recovery

AsiaDHRRA is pleased to share its latest video highlighting some of the results of farmers organizations’ (FOs’) projects that are being supported through the Post-Yolanda Fund Facility for Local Initiatives (Year 1). The supported FO-managed projects have assisted them in coping during the early days after the disaster, renewed their livelihood and have prepared them to plan […]

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FAO Conducts Regional Forum on Food Loss

Bangkok, Thailand – AsiaDHRRA was invited to join with more than 76 representatives from governments, private sector, academe, civil society organizations and producers’ organizations in Asia and Pacific to the Regional Consultation on Reducing Food Loss and Food Waste in Asia and Pacific Region. The consultation was organized by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization […]

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AsiaDHRRA launches 2 new projects in Indonesia

  Indonesia – AsiaDHRRA inked two partnership agreements with Kelompok Tani Ngudi Mulyo for the project entitled “Improving Production, Product Quality and Marketing of Cacao Products” in Yogyakarta, Indoseia; and, with Kooperasi Serba Usaha (KSU) Ngudi Makmur for the project entitled “Building Collective Marketing of Himpunan Tani Ngudi Makmur” in Central Java, Indonesia.  The said […]

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CDEA, AsiaDHRRA launch Value Chain Study on Khao Kai Noy in Laos

Xiengkouan, Lao PDR – The Community Development and Environment Association (CDEA) and AsiaDHRRA are pleased to announce the publication of the Khao Kai Noy (Little Chicken Rice) Value Chain Study Report in eight villages in Pek District, Xiengkouan province in Laos PDR. This is related to the project cooperation with Farmers Association in Khanvieng Zone […]

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AsiaDHRRA attends 10th ASEAN SOC-COM Coordinating Conference

Jakarta, Indonesia – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General, Ms. Marlene Ramirez, participated in the 10th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOC-COM), with a theme “Framing the ASCC 2015” on 20-21 May 2015 at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. The conference served as platform for broad consultation on the ASEAN Community Vision […]

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PAKISAMA organizes RTD on enhancing PO participation in post-disaster public programs

Tacloban City, Philippines – PAKISAMA, with support from AsiaDHRRA, conducted a round table discussion on “Enhancing Participation of People’s Organizations in Building Back Better Public Programmes” on 11-12 May 2015.  The discussion aims to understand the various programs of the government related to the rehabilitation of communities affected by the Super Typhoon Yolanda and how […]

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AsiaDHRRA supports FO Participation in GAFSP in Lao PDR

Vientiane, Lao PDR – The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, IFAD, World Food Programme, Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), and Lao Farmer Network, with support from AsiaDHRRA organized the National Consultation on Farmers Engagement and Participation in the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) on 6 May 2015. AsiaDHRRA likewise met […]

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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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