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  • Similar cultures, better understanding. The Learning Route enters Vietnam’s Deep South

      “Solidarity, mutual commitment and innovations were the most important factors that shaped Dan Tien into the successful cooperative that it is today”- Nguyen Van Van, Dan Tien Cooperative director. Colorful ethnic Khmer dance welcomes the Cambodian delegates on the streets of Cau Ke, in Vietnam’s charming Tra Vinh Province. This southern province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta boasts a large Khmer Krom ethnic community, accounting for ...

    Posted at July 5, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition (10-12 August, Cambodia)

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry of Cambodia, the International Fund for Agriculture Development and PROCASUR are pleased to invite you to the first Asia-Pacific Local Champions Exhibition, bringing together local champions with the public sector, universities, NGOs and cooperation agencies. This groundbreaking event will be a unique opportunity to build personal contacts with outstanding rural women and men, promoting innovations in ...

    Posted at June 30, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,Making Magic,News | 0 Comment
  • Come and go around the world with Calle 13 and PROCASUR

    find yourself in the others, learn that we are equal and distinct at the same time that´s the adventure of life, here are the smiles of those that open new paths What feels to be freed of territorial and cultural boundaries and make from the world our learning ground? How to trace a path to happiness that starts with listening and learning from our own people? Outstanding rural women and men, farmers, artisans, weavers, indigenous people, local authorities ...

    Posted at June 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,Making Magic,News | 0 Comment
  • Indigenous innovation Celebrated in the Northern Thai jungle

    In 2012, three indigenous community representatives from North Thailand (Akha, Lahu and Karen), the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) of Thailand, IFAD-PROCASUR and other organizations began a partnership for the dissemination of good natural resource management practices, building networks among communities and public sector and opening spaces for peer-to-peer learning. On 30th of June it was launched the next stage in ...

    Posted at June 15, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,Making Magic | 0 Comment
  • Vietnam Learning Route Testimonies, January 2015

    Between the 27th and 29th January 2015, 25 participants, or “routeros”, found fulfillment in the Learning Route organized by IFAD Vietnam and PROCASUR. Focusing on “Production and market linkages for sustainable development”, the three-day journey took them to a model of innovation - Quang Ninh Farm (in My Phong Village, Hai Thanh Commune, Ninh Hai district, Ninh Thuan province) - supported by the IFAD-funded project Agriculture, Farmers and Rural Areas Support Project (TNSP) in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam. This ...

    Posted at May 15, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage | 0 Comment
  • Asia and the Pacific Newsletter: January to April 2015

    We invite you to go through the pages of our first newsletter of 2015 and enjoy the wisdom of those that never gave up and today constitute role models for their families, communities and countries. In the last eight years, PROCASUR and its partners have implemented over 100 Learning Routes in 30 countries, supporting more than 2000 development practitioners of almost 50 nationalities to exchange knowledge, weave connections and catalyze innovations.  By accessing the global ...

    Posted at May 15, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News | 0 Comment
  • Journey through Nepal: Reflections of a Learning Route on Women’s Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Resource Management, December 2014

    These are the voices of the hosts and participants of the Route, on what they have learnt and about the positive changes they plan on making after this exciting journey. From discussions on male champions to the promotion of women’s participation in rural development to empowerment through innovation, our hosts and participants consolidated their impressive scope of experiences into what was a very fruitful journey. Some of the experiences and thoughts are shared here. We hope you enjoy reading. PROCASUR Asia ...

    Posted at March 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Call for Application: A Learning Route on “Production and market linkages for sustainable development” in Vietnam

    1. The Learning Route The Learning Route is considered as a successful tool in capacity development through a continuous process of “training in the field” organized thematically around successful experiences and best practices on innovative rural and local development in which local actors themselves become trainers. In the frame of the ROUTASIA Programme, PROCASUR is supporting knowledge management and capacity building strategies for scaling up best practices and innovations for poverty reduction ...

    Posted at January 15, 2015 | By : | Categories : Homepage,Learning Routes Call,News | 0 Comment
  • Vietnam: Important steps towards the ownership of the Learning Routes tool.

    IFAD Vietnam and ROUTASIA are collaborating since 2011, when the first Learning Route between Vietnam and Peru was organized. From 2012 to 2014 several trainings and Learning Routes have convened IFAD’s Vietnam portfolio inside and outside Asia. The results evidence the pertinence of the tool when disseminating best practices and innovations. The next phase in this partnership includes enabling three new IFAD’s supported projects and MCG, a Vietnamese NGO, and on the use of the tool and the organizations of three ...

    Posted at November 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Homepage | 0 Comment
  • Lao PDR: Lao PDR and Republic of Korea Exchange on Public Consultation Best Practices. A Learning Route to the Republic of Korea (October 2014)

    A delegation of the Lao National Assembly, composed of members of the parliament, director generals and heads of offices, exchanged with South Korean´s public and private institutions on a number of best practices for a better participatory policy development process. The Lao delegation draw a relevant number of lessons learned regarding (i) public consultation at the local level through participatory planning and budgeting; (ii) mechanisms for managing and resolving disputes; (iii) social and environmental protocols ...

    Posted at November 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Homepage | 0 Comment
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