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AsiaDHRRA at the 12th ASEAN SOC-COM

Jakarta, Indonesia— AsiaDHRRA, represented by Ms. Mags Catindig, attended the 12th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOC-COM) held on 15-16 May 2017 at the ASEAN Headquarters. The annual conference gathered the members of ASEAN Committee of Permanent Representatives, Chairs/Vice Chairs of various ASEAN Sectoral Bodies under the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) pillar, representatives […]

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AsiaDHRRA, AgriCord participate in the 50th ADB Annual Meeting

Yokohama, Japan – AgriCord and AsiaDHRRA, represented by Ms. Estelle Gallot and Ms. Mags Catindig, respectively, participated in the 50th Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting on 4-7 May 2017 at the Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan. ADB’s annual meetings have become one of the major forum for discussion of economic and social development issues in […]

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LaoDHRRA conducts workshop on UN SDG, ASEAN Vision, and the role of civil society in eradicating poverty

Vientiane, Lao PDR – LaoDHRRA conducted a National Consultation-Workshop with representatives from the government, rural development organizations and people’s organizations. The workshop, held on May 2, 2017, aimed to present and validate LaoDHRRA’s policy study, define action points and areas for cooperation between and among the government and civil society to contribute in localizing the […]

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AsiaDHRRA, CSA host North-South Learning Exchange Visit for its members and partners

Brussels, Belgium – AsiaDHRRA and Collectif Strategis Alimentaires (CSA) hosted the North-South Learning Exchange in Belgium and France on 2-10 May 2017. This exchange visit aims to look at various models of “territorial development” as EU’s approach for sustainable rural development. The event brought together the members of AsiaDHRRA and leaders of their respective partner […]


AsiaDHRRA meets with EU Development Cooperation to discuss agricultural development priorities in the ASEAN

Brussels, Belgium – AsiaDHRRA members and partners participated in a dialogue with the European Union’s (EU) Directorate General for Development Cooperation on 2-10 May 2017 to improve understanding about EU and discuss its rural and agricultural development priorities in the Asean region. The delegation was composed of leaders from AsiaDHRRA, the DHRRAs and their partner-farmers’ […]

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AsiaDHRRA conducts regional training-workshop on financial sustainability for NGOs and RPOs

Cebu City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA organized the “2nd Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on Financial Sustainability: Social Enterprise and Project Development” on 6-8 April 2017 at Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The training-workshop aimed at providing venue for DHRRA leaders and staff, as well as their respective partner-rural people’s organizations’ (RPOs’) leaders, to appreciate […]

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DHRRAs gather for 1st ReCoERDO-Asia Joint Project Advisors and Coordinators Meeting

Cebu City, Philippines – The Annual Regional Program Committee (RPC) assessment and planning of ReCoERDO-Asia was held last 3-4 April 2017 in Cebu City, Philippines. It was attended by members of Regional Project Management Team and National Project Coordinators from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and, Thailand. The annual assessment and planning was […]

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AsiaDHRRA, WRF host side event during the 2017 APFSD

Bankok, Thailand – The World Rural Forum and AsiaDHRRA organized a side event: “The Contribution of Family Farming in Achieving SDGs in Asia” on 31 March 2017at UN Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand. This was organized as part of the 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development Forum (APFSD). In the said side event, Dr. Daniel […]


AsiaDHRRA holds PMEAL training for FOs

Hanoi, Vietnam – AsiaDHRRA, through VNFU, conducted a training-workshop on “Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (PIMEAL)” last 25-26 March 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. This training-workshop was organized in response to VNFU’s expressed need to enhance project management capacities of its provincial staff, as well as, officials of members and partner farmers’ organizations […]

AsiaDHRRA, VNFU conduct knowledge exchange workshop on cooperative

Hanoi, Vietnam – AsiaDHRRA, together with Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires (CSA), Vietnam Farmers Union, and the Asian Farmers Alliance for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), successfully co-organized the “Workshop on Knowledge and Experience of Agricultural Cooperatives in Vietnam and Delivery of Services to Accelerate their Growth and Development” on 27-29 March 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. It was […]