May 10, 2017

Farmers increase production, address diseases, and access weather forecast and market price information through mobile application (Nepal)

Ritu Mausami Krishi Farm increased its vegetables production nearly about 20 percent and solved the problems of crop diseases, weather forecast and market prices through the […]
September 28, 2016

Bangladesh farmer leader receives national agriculture award

The secretary of the Coastal Farmers’ Association-CFA (COAST Trust), a participating organization in MTCP2 Bangladesh, recently received the Sher-E-Bangla Agriculture Award for his contribution to seed […]
September 16, 2016

SEWA signs MOU with FAO

SEWA in India has signed a memorandum of understanding last September 13 with FAO “to intensify joint efforts aimed at building the capacities of the rural […]
June 8, 2016

Promoting Alternatives to Chemical Pesticides

In Bangladesh, COAST Trust is promoting alternatives to chemical pesticides among small scale farmers through the use of communication materials. Through these communication materials, farmers are […]
May 31, 2016

FAO and India’s SEWA seek closer cooperation to boost rural women’s access to land, skills and financial resources

27 May 2016, Rome – FAO said today it will engage in a strategic partnership with India’s Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in order to optimize its […]
May 27, 2016

South Africa says Namaste to Ahlan!

(REPOSTED FROM GFAR’S BLOG) South Africa says Namaste to Ahlan! Posted on April 8, 2016 by Showkat Blogs Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 April 2016 – Achieving food […]
February 19, 2016

Rural Women Enterprise: Experience from India

Smita Bhatnagar from India in South Asia shares experiences and lessons in developing and runnning a women-led agriculture enterprise (17 Feb 2016, Sixth Farmers’ Forum, IFAD, […]
December 4, 2015

UPOV, PVP: Challenges to Peasants’ Protection and Threat to Biodiversity; Report from the South-south Dialog in Durban South Africa

Indonesia was represented by Indonesian Peasant Alliance in discussion South-South Dialog, held between 27-28 November 2015 in Durban, South Africa. … Durban – South Africa, 28th […]
October 13, 2015

Sri Lanka farmers launch people’s food sovereignty caravan

The Lanka Farmers Forum launches the people’s food sovereignty caravan last October 12 and delivers a message to the government demanding irrigation facilities, land rights protection […]