KLM-PE 2017

AsiaDHRRA co-organizes 2017 KLMPE in PH

Mandaluyong City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA co-organized the 2017 Knowledge Learning Market and Policy Engagement (KLMPE) with the theme: “Moving towards Inclusive Rural Transformation” held on 27 – 28 November 2017 at ADB Headquarters. This annual event was co-organized among development partners—IFAD and ADB, the Department of Agrarian Reform, and civil society/farmers groups including Pambansang Kilusan […]

Livestock-Rice Production Delagates

AsiaDHRRA holds back-to-back Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange Visits

Quezon City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA convened back-to-back Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange Learning Visit on Livestock and Rice Production, and Honey Products social enterprises. The visits were held on 26 – 02 December 2017 in Batangas, Metro Manila, Camarines Sur, Laguna, Cebu, and, Cavite. This learning visit was participated by over 30 farmer leaders, and, DHRRA representatives from […]

Lawaan Farmers-Fishers Development Association

AsiaDHRRA joins Lawaan Farmers-Fishers Development Association Project Launching

Eastern Samar, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA’s Program Manager Cezar Belangel participated as a guest speaker in the project launching of the Lawaan Farmers-Fishers Development Association held on 19 November 2017 in the Municipality of Lawaan, Eastern Samar.  Other guests include Lawaan Mayor Florencio Almeda, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture of the Sanguniang Bayan, farmer leaders […]

AgriCord GA

AsiaDHRRA, AFA participate in the AgriCord General Assembly 2017

Brussels, Belgium – AsiaDHRRA’s Secretary General Ms. Marlene D. Ramirez and AFA’s Chairperson Mr. Lyam Darji participated in the AgriCord General Assembly held on 15 – 17 November 2017 at AgriCord Headquarters in Brussels. Representatives of other memebr agri-agencies member and their respective strategic-FO partners attended the annual event. The discussion focused on the relevance […]

ACSC-APF

AsiaDHRRA co-organizes 2017 ASEAN Civil Society Conference—ASEAN Peoples’ Forum 2017

Quezon City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA co-organized the 2017 ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN Peoples’ Forum, with the theme: “Beyond Boundaries: Strengthening Peoples’ Solidarities for a Just, Equitable, and Humane Southeast Asia,” held on 10 – 13 November 2017 at the University of the Philippines Diliman. It was attended by various civil society organizations and people’s […]

10th National Coffee Summit

AsiaDHRRA joins on the 10th National Coffee Summit

Davao City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Program Manager Florante Jesus Villas, joined the 10th National Coffee Summit with the theme: “Bridging the Gap to Quality.” Held on 24 – 25 October 2017 at SMX Convention Center Davao, the event was attended by various coffee producers and farmers, civil society organizations, farmers’ organizations, and […]

LGFU Group photo

AsiaDHRRA holds Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange on Dairy Research and Enterprises in PH

Quezon City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA hosted a Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange Learning Visit on Carabao Research and Support Institutions, and Related Enterprises held on 23 – 29 October 2017 in Laguna and Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Six farmer leaders from Lao Cai Farmers Union of Vietnam (LCFU) participated in the learning visit. The participants visited the DVF Dairy […]

CSM-CFS Meeting

AsiaDHRRA at the CSM-CFS Meetings

Rome, Italy – AsiaDHRRA, represented by its Secretary General Ms. Marlene D. Ramirez, together with other members of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) in conjunction with the 44th World Committee on Food Security (CFS) meeting held on 07 – 08 October 2017 at FAO Headquarters. The CSM process is the largest international space for civil […]

PPP 2017

AsiaDHRRA co-organizes the 6th ASEAN RDPE PPP Forum

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – AsiaDHRRA co-organized the 6th ASEAN Public Private People Forum on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication held on 05 October 2017. This year’s theme focused on “Rural Transformation: Enhancing Human Capital towards a Resilient Rural Community.”  It was attended by representatives from ASEAN Member States, private sectors, development partners, civil society groups, […]

14th ASEAN SOMRDPE

AsiaDHRRA at the 14th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – AsiaDHRRA’s Secretary General, Ms. Marlene D. Ramirez, together with Elaine Tan of ASEAN Foundation, participated in the 14th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) held on 02 – 03 October 2017. Ms. Ramirez presented before the Senior RDPE Official of ASEAN Member States the milestones and […]

coco-sugar group photo

AsiaDHRRA holds Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange Visit on Coco Sugar

Quezon City, Philippines – AsiaDHRRA hosted a Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange: Learning Visit on Coco-Sugar Social Enterprises for select farmer leaders from An Giang Farmers Union (AGFU) of Vietnam. It was conducted on 24 – 30 September 2017 in the Philippines. The participants visited various coco sugar cooperatives and enterprises including Healthy Sweets Mindanao Corporation in Panabo […]