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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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AsiaDHRRA kicks off 2015 International Year of Soils with ISFM Training

28 January 2015, Ormoc City, Philippines — In celebration of the 2015 International Year of Soils, AsiaDHRRA conducted a training-workshop on Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) from 26th-28th January 2015. Participants were volunteer farmer agri-technicians from the farmers’ organizations being supported by the Post-Yolanda Fund for Local Initiatives. (more…)

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AsiaDHRRA launches two training manuals on Collective Marketing and Constructive Engagement

AsiaDHRRA is pleased to announce the publication (print and digital) of the following books:  1. Trainers’ Training Manual on Policy Advocacy 2. Supporting the Development of Collective Economic Forms in Agriculture: A training Manual The books are available in print and in PDF for immediate download (click on the link to view or download). For print […]

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AsiaDHRRA launches new project with coffee farmers in Indonesia

14 December 2014, Bengkulu, Indonesia – AsiaDHRRA inked partnership agreement with Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) for the project, entitled: “Improving position of small coffee farmers in the value chain through cooperation in marketing of coffee for increased market benefit.” The project covers six sub-districts of Reja Lebong Regency and eight sub-districts of Kepahiang Regency in […]

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