Land rights

Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 28 September 2017 at 04:10

Northern Shan State Farmers Demand Crackdown on Illegal Pesticides


Now, it is time for farmers to take way out from the misuse of illegal chemical pesticide.

          Local farmers and civil society organizations in northern Shan State called on the government to do more to prevent illegal pesticides and herbicides, often imported from China, from damaging land and affecting people’s health in the area at a land and environmental conference in Lashio on Saturday.

          “Chinese-made insecticides and herbicides need greater inspection,” urged Khun Phone, Pa’O officer-in-charge of the Reserved Land and Environmental Organization based in Kutkai Township, one of more than 100 attendees from 12 townships across northern Shan State.


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Posted By in AgriProFocus Myanmar
Posted 6 April 2017 at 04:45

A new network and fresh perspectives on Nuffic Alumni food security event Yangon

On March 31 and April 1, MDF Myanmar, Holland Alumni Association Myanmar (HAAM), Golden Plain and AgriProFocus Myanmar organized a Nuffic Alumni event about food security in Yangon.

All Myanmar professionals that studied in the Netherlands or received training from a Dutch institution were invited to network and learn about hot topics related to food security. Furthermore, Dutch and Myanmar companies, NGO’s, farmers organizations and even members of parliament active in the food security sector attended the two day event.

On the first day, Ohnmar Khaing, Myanmar Program Manager at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), introduced the food security framework and current debates. Participants then were invited to share their own ideas about lessons learned and opportunities in shaping food security in Myanmar in a world cafe discussion.

Critical questions to the government

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Wim Goris thanks for the update. will you circulate presentations too?

9 months 3 weeks ago

Bente Meindertsma Yes, we sent around the presentations to all the participants. If you're interested, I can share them with you too. 

9 months 2 weeks ago


LANDac International Conference

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  30 June 2016 to 01 July 2016 - All Day Event
  Muntgebouw, Utrecht, The Netherlands

The Netherlands Academy on Land Governance (LANDac) and its partners are announcing the 2nd LANDac International Conference which will take place on June 30 and July 1, 2016 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Conference, titled “Large scale land acquisition in the context of urban sprawl and climate change: LINKING THE RURAL AND THE URBAN” is a follow-up of the 1st LANDac International Conference which took place in July 2015.

REGISTRATION UNTIL 1 JUNE – early bird fee of 50 Euro’s!

The 2016 LANDac Annual International Land Conference ‘Large-scale land acquisition in the context of urban sprawl and climate change: Linking the rural and the urban’ will take place on Thursday June 30 and Friday July 1 in Utrecht, the Netherlands (Muntgebouw). The conference builds on the success of the 2015 International Conference in which LANDac brought together stakeholders from around the world, from a variety of backgrounds. The 2016 conference focuses on topics related to rural-urban land gov

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 20 January 2016 at 05:15

Nestle: Komitmen terhadap Hak Atas Tanah dalam Rantai Nilai Pertanian

Salah satu keahlian yang penting bagi seorang petani ketika berwirausaha adalah melihat peluang yang muncul dalam rantai nilai produknya, yang dapat dimanfaatkan untuk menjalankan dan mengembangkan usaha pertaniannya. Salah satu yang perlu diketahui adalah prinsip usaha perusahaan pangan. Komitmen perusahaan pangan penting karena dia mempengaruhi tindak tanduk perusahaan sepanjang rantai nilai usaha yang dijalankannya. Nestlé sebagai salah satu aktor dalam rantai nilai kopi, coklat, susu, kelapa sawit, kedelai, dan beberapa komoditas lainnya, tahun 2014 kemarin menerbitkan komitmen mereka terhadap Hak atas Tanah sepanjang rantai nilai mereka. Pernyataan yang bersifat mandatory tersebut dapat diunduh disini. Jika butuh bantuan terkait Bahasa, silahkan hubungi kami di

Nestle: Commitment on Land and Land Rights in Agricultural Supply Chain

One of the important skills that farmers should have whi

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