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  • Bangladesh: Scaling up Bangladesh rural development best practices: lessons learned by FEDEC in the development of Value Chains (September 2014)

    Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), International Network of Alternative Financial Institutions (INAFI) and PROCASUR, with the support of IFAD, jointly organized the Learning Route: “Scaling up Bangladesh rural development best practices: Lessons learned by the Finance for Enterprise Development and Employment Project (FEDEC) in the development of Value Chains” from the 7thto 11th of September 2014 at Satkhira and Jessore districts in Bangladesh. 20 representatives of the six different IFAD-supported projects in the country shared their lessons learned around the ...

    Posted at November 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Homepage | 0 Comment
  • Cambodia: Strengthening farmer’s capacities to access the organic market and provide peer to peer training (November 2014)

    The cooperation between Thailand and Cambodia through different Learning Routes started in 2012 with one on Public Private Partnership and continued in 2013 with farmer to farmer internships on organic production and a second Learning Route, this time on the Thai's Community Learning Centres (CLCs) and One Territory one Product (OTOP) models. The renewed plan of collaboration 2014-15 between IFAD Cambodia Country Team and ROUTASIA is focused in building farmers capacities for a better ...

    Posted at November 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Homepage | 0 Comment
  • Logbook: Strengthening Farmers Organizations, Developing Sustainable Business Models and Public Private Partnership in Agriculture in Vietnam

    Quang Binh and Ha Tinh Provinces, 21-27 July 2013 The Learning Route “Strengthening Farmers Organizations, Developing Sustainable Business Models and Public Private Partnership in Agriculture” addresses the innovative experiences in the Decentralized Programme for Rural Poverty Reduction in Quang Binh (DPRPR) and the Improving Market Participation of the Poor in Ha Tinh (IMPP), in the frame of IFAD interventions in Vietnam. During the last phase of their implementation, both DPRPR and IMPP have been developing decentralized and participatory bottom-up approaches and strategies ...

    Posted at December 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News,Reports | 0 Comment
  • Logbook: Women´s Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Nepal

    The Learning Route “Women´s Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Nepal” addresses the innovative experiences in the development of second ti er network organisations (Co-operatives) supported by the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme (LFLP) and the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), in the frame of IFAD interventions in Nepal. These experiences are demonstrating success in generating new opportunities for the rural poor to develop and diversify their livelihoods, increasing biodiversity, strengthening networking and establishing ...

    Posted at December 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News,Reports | 0 Comment
  • Managing forests, sustaining lives, improving livelihoods of indigenous peoples and ethnic groups in the Mekong region, Asia. Lessons learned from the Learning Route

      Managing forests, sustaining lives, improving livelihoods of indigenous peoples and ethnic groups in the Mekong region, Asia. Lessons learned from the Learning Route The Learning Route, ‘Managing Forests, Sustaining Lives, Improving Livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Groups in the Mekong Region’, carried out in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and Thailand in November 2012, was an initiative promoted and implemented by PROCASUR Corporation and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), with the full support of the United Nations ...

    Posted at December 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News | 0 Comment
  • Developing Rural Territories through Business and Knowledge: The Thai experience with the OTOP and CLC

    LAST DAYS TO APPLY! DOWNLOAD  HERE THE CALL AND HERE THE APPLICATION FORM                 BACKGROUND In recent decades, Thailand achieved to become a middle-income country by conciliating macro-economic growth with community based development. In this trajectory, Thailand has adapted and originated, piloted, evaluated and scaled up a number of innovative concepts and tools for rural territories development with replication potential in several countries from the ...

    Posted at September 29, 2013 | By : | Categories : Learning Routes Call,News | 0 Comment
  • Farmers Organizations, Sustainable Business Models and PPP in Vietnam

    Strengthening Farmers Organizations, Developing Sustainable Business Models and Public Private Partnership in Agriculture in Vietnam  21st to Saturday the 27th July 2013 in Quang Binh and Ha Tinh, Vietnam Download Learning Materials: Vietnamese Version and English Version Visit the Community of Practice here! The Learning Route The Learning Route “Strengthening Farmers Organizations, Developing Sustainable Business Models and Public Private Partnership in Agriculture” addresses the innovative experiences in the Decentralized Programme for Rural ...

    Posted at July 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Learning Routes Call,News | 0 Comment
  • Thail-Cambodia Exchange

    Thailand -Cambodia Organic Farm Clinic Internship (Thailand,  20-29 June 2013) Background As participants of the Pro-Poor Public Private Partnership Learning Route (organized by PROCASUR  in Thailand during 2012), the Project for Agricultural Development and Economic Empowerment (PADEE) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Fisheries (MAFF) of Cambodia designed a proposal for improving life quality of the rural farmers through the access to ...

    Posted at June 18, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,Learning Routes Call | 0 Comment
  • New Route in Nepal

    Greetings from Nepal and PROCASUR! It´s a pleasure to inform about the second version of the Learning Route: “Women Empowerment, New Businesses and Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Nepal” (13-21 September 2013). This Learning Route captures and disseminate the innovative experiences in the development of second tier network organisations  (Co-operatives) supported by the Leasehold Forest and Livestock Programme (LFLP) and the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), in the frame of IFAD solid partnership with Nepal. These Co-operatives ...

    Posted at May 31, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News | 0 Comment
  • Thai PPP Experience Report

    LEARNING ROUTE ON PRO-POOR PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT END OF ROUTE REPORT   The following End-of-Route Report has been prepared by PROCASUR with inputs from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) funded Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS) and the Asian Institute of Technology Extension (AIT.E). The Route was organized within the context of the IFAD funded Strengthening knowledge sharing on innovative solutions using the learning routes methodology in Asia and the Pacific Regional Grant ...

    Posted at May 14, 2013 | By : | Categories : Homepage,News,Reports | 0 Comment
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