CAPSA and Network Activities Group organized a two-day ‘Workshop on Advocacy to Promote Participatory Decision-making for Climate-resilient Agriculture in Myanmar’s Dry Zone’ from 29-30 September 2016 in Magway under the LIFT-supported project.
A series of three workshops on ‘Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) to Support Local Planning for Climate-resilient Agriculture’ were organized in the Dry Zone of Myanmar to build capacities of local stakeholders to use PRA as a tool to support participatory decision-making and enable a more responsive policy environment for agricultural sustainability and farmer welfare in Myanmar’s Dry Zone. The workshops were held for stakeholders in the Sagaing Region from 7-9 September 2016, in the Mandalay Region from 14-16 September 2016 and in the Magway Region from 26-28 September 2016.
The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT), a Regional Institution of ESCAP, organized a workshop on 'Enhancing Innovation and Competitiveness of micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in Response to the ASEAN Integration for Agro-enterprise' on 28-29 September 2016 in Manila, the Philippines. The workshop was organized in partnership with the Technology Application Promotion Institute (TAPI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) and DOST-Region XI.
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) in collaboration with the Department of Education (DepEd)-Laguna, and the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) is implementing the school and home gardens project.
The World Vegetable Center will showcase its collection of better bitter gourd breeding lines during Bitter Gourd Open Field Days, 21 August-6 September 2016
CAPSA is inviting qualified candidates with substantive knowledge and experience in the areas of poverty reduction, food security and sustainable agriculture to express their interest in a consultancy assignment as Knowledge Management Consultant.