rural development

AsiaDHRRA launches its new program: ReCoERDO Asia05 Jul 2016

DHRRA representatives from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam, with partners from regional and global development organizations, such as the ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN Foundation, Asian Farmers Association, Collectif Strategis Allimentaires, and, World Rural Forum, gathered last 18 May 2016 at Sheraton Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia for the launching of a new regional program for rural peoples of Asia called, Regional Cooperation to Empower Rural Development Organizations in Asia or ReCoERDO-Asia.

Annâdya evaluation shows improved food and nutrition security for rural communities in Cambodia and Lao PDR16 Jan 2015

The three-year Project for Promoting Appropriate Technology for Smallholders to Increase Food Security among Indigenous Peoples in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), known as ‘Annâdya’, was recently evaluated as it nears completion in January 2015.  While final analysis is yet to be completed, this article highlights preliminary findings of the evaluation of the project impact in relation to food security and nutrition of poor indigenous communities and ethnic minorities in the rural areas of Ratanakiri province in Cambodia and Attapeu province in Lao PDR.

Sharing Knowledge on Pro-mountain Policies and Legislation, and the Impact of Climate Change in Pakistan21 Dec 2014

In November 2014, the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) conducted two seminars to promote sharing of knowledge and networking among national partners.  The first seminar took place on 27 November on the occasion of ‘Pakistan-ICIMOD Day’ and focused on pro-mountain policies and legislation. The second event on 10 November was about the impact of climate change on agriculture in Pakistan and its implications for food security.