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ADB, AsiaDHRRA host 2014 AgriCord General Assembly

26 November 2014, Pasig City, Philippines – The AgriCord held its Board Meeting and annual General Assembly on 26 and 28 November 2014, and was co-hosted by AsiaDHRRA and the ADB at its Headquarters in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines. The Advisory Committee to the Farmers’ Fighting Poverty composed of regional (continental) Farmers’ Organizations  was […]

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PH Agri-agencies host IYFF Partnership Night

24 November 2014, Quezon City, Philippines – The agri-agencies in the Philippines (PH Synergy)—Agriterra, AsiaDHRRA, CSA, Trias,  and We Effect, —hosted the IYFF Knowledge Learning Market-Policy Engagement (IYFF KLM-PE) Partnership Night, which aimed to introduce AgriCord and PH Synergy to the engaging government agencies, partner farmers organizations, and other civil society groups. (more…)

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PhilDHRRA celebrates its 30th founding anniversary

18 November 2014, Cebu City, Philippines – PhilDHRRA pioneers, members, former and current staff gathered in a simple celebration of the network’s foundation in 1983 in Cebu City. (more…)

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AsiaDHRRA statement on AICHR Workshop on Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

  JAKARTA, INDONESIA – AsiaDHRRA, represented by Ms. Mags Catindig and Mr. Chaerul Umam, participated in the “Follow-Up Workshop on Post Millennium Development Goals 2015 and Human Rights” on 15-16 October 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The workshop was organized by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). […]

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AsiaDHRRA participates in FAO-ILO Consultation on Social Protection

BANGKOK, THAILAND — AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General–Ms. Marlene Ramirez, has been invited to participate in the Regional Consultative Meeting on “Social Protection, Rural Employment and Food Securtiy” from 8-9 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.   The consultation aims at “sharing country experiences and enhancing understanding and knowledge of the role of social protection […]

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DHRRA celebrates 40th Anniversary

YANGON, MYANMAR – A simple gathering of some pioneers ,DHRRAs, and partners  marked the celebration of DHRRA 40th founding anniversary. The night was filled with sharing of stories, talents, and culture of DHRRAs. (more…)

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AsiaDHRRA convenes 9th General Assembly

YANGON, MYANMAR — AsiaDHRRA successfully held its 9th General Assembly in Yangon, Myanmar on 2-4 October 2014, hosted by MyanDHRRA. In celebration of 2014 International Year of Family Farming, the GA’s theme is “Empowering Family Farmers and Building Resilient Communities in Rural Asia: The role of civil society organizations, government, and the donor community.”   […]

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AsiaDHRRA Statement in support to the “KM71 Martsang Magniniyog” (coconut farmers’ march) in the Philippines

In support to the cause of 71 coconut farmers from the Philippines undertaking a long march to ask the President of the Philippines to establish a coconut farmers trust fund and in support to measures to ensure agrarian reform is fully implemented in the country     We, member-participants to the 9th Assembly of AsiaDHRRA, a […]

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Asiadhrra to hold 9th General Assembly in Myanmar on October 2-4, 2014

Asiadhrra will hold its 9th General Assembly on October 2-4, 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar.  The event will also commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the DHRRA Network which was born in 1974 in Swanganiwas, Thailand ushering the birth of country DHRRAs accompanied by CENDHRRA until 1994, when AsiaDHRRA was evolved to focus on the regional DHRRA […]

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KTLFA President, Mr. Michael Tun signed the agreement of cooperation with AsiaDHRRA while Fr. Henry Eikhlein, Director of Caritas Pathein and representative of the local government witnessed the signing of the agreement.

Kyone Ta Loke Farmers Association starts implementing its project

A project launching and planning workshop was held recently in Kyone Ta Loke participated by officers, representatives from 6 villages and members of Kyone Ta Loke Farmers Association (KTLFA).  The launching and planning workshop is a start-up activity of KTLFA’s project entitled “Enhancing rice productivity and organizing for collective marketing” involving 3,500 farmers in Eimme […]

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Contract signing between SEaSPOC and AsiaDHRRA.

Asiadhrra facilitates Farm and Livelihood Rehabilitation Projects in Typhoon Yolanda Affected Areas in the Philippines

By Cezar Belangel, Program Manager AsiaDHRRA joined hands with farmer-fisherfolk associations in the rehabilitation efforts in the Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) affected areas in the Visayas Region and in Palawan Province. Together with Fondation de France and AgriCord, AsiaDHRRA set up the Post Yolanda Fund  for Local Initiatives which initially channeled a total of 20 […]

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