Research Project: Social perceptions of the organics industry in Vietnam
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @17:11:08

This project aims to understand the perceptions of different actors involving in the organics industry in Vietnam. The project is funded by SEARCA for Dr Van Kien Nguyen and his team at An Giang University, Research Centre for Rural Development. The project will be implemented in one year.

Project: Organic study tour for six Vietnamese organic growers in Austraia, 2019
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @17:07:20

The Mekong Organics received a travel grant for six Vietnamese farmers who are in transitional period of converting to organic farming in the Mekong Delta. This is one of the activity that aims to link Australian and Vietnamese organic industry. The project is funded by Rotary Club of Hall in ACT Canberra Australia. Farmers will arrive Australia in later 2019 for 1 week.

Project: Developing partnerships between Australia and Vietnam for organic agriculture movement: training and workshop in two countries
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @15:30:43

The aim of the project is to develop a new link between Australian and Vietnam for promoting organic agriculture movement through training and workshop. The project is led by Australia Award for Vietnam team (AAV), alumni, at An Giang Univeristy (Dr Van Kien Nguyen, project leader, Founder of Mekong Organics, Mr Le Ngoc Hiep and Mr Nguyen Van Thai), funded by Australian Government (Aus4Skills).

Regional Workshop: Promoting the floating rice-based agroecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar, 18-19 January 2019
Friday, November 02, 2018 @12:22:43

Aim of the workshop Aim of the workshop is to share research findings of the research project entitled “Promoting the floating rice-based agro-ecological farming systems for a healthy society and adaptation to climate changes in the Lower Mekong Region and Myanmar”, funded by The Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund from 2017 to 2019, led by A/Prof Jamie Pittock and Dr. Van Kien Nguyen (the Australian National University), partnered with Yangon University (Prof Nilar Nilar Aung), Ecoland Research Cent

Lễ phát động hưởng ứng ngày nông nghiệp hữu cơ Châu Á - 19/9/2017
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @18:09:05

Chính phủ địa phương Châu Á vì Nông nghiệp hữu cơ (ALGOA – Asian Local Government for Organic Agriculture) ra đời 19/9/2015 dưới một dự án của IFOAM Châu Á (IFOAM Asia) với mục đích tạo điều kiện thuận lợi cho các nước thành viên Châu Á vận dụng đầy đủ các nguyên tắc của nông nghiệp hữu cơ. Tại Hội nghị thượng đỉnh 16 nước ALGOA lần 2 tại Goesan Hàn Quốc năm 2016, đã đồng thuận chọn ngày 19/9 hàng năm là ngày Hữu cơ Châu Ávà Việt Nam là nước thành viên đầu tiên tổ chức lễ phát động để hưởng ứng

Regeneration International
Monday, July 02, 2018 @10:27:18

Regeneration International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to building a global network of farmers, scientists, businesses, activists, educators, journalists, governments and consumers who will promote and put into practice regenerative agriculture and land-use practices that: provide abundant, nutritious food; revive local economies; rebuild soil fertility and biodiversity; and restore climate stability by returning carbon to the soil, through the natural process of photosynthesis. Through o

What is No-Till Farming?
Monday, July 02, 2018 @10:12:50

The Earth loses roughly 23 billion tons of fertile soil every year. At this rate, all fertile soil will be gone within 150 years, unless farmers convert to practices that restore and build soil organic matter, an essential component of soil fertility. Many industrial agricultural practices are lethal to soil fertility, including deforestation and burning, and excessive use of synthetic fertilizers and other toxic chemicals. One of the biggest contributors to soil degradation is the common pract

What is ORGANIC 3.0?
Monday, June 25, 2018 @11:32:37

Organic 3.0 is about bringing organic out of its current niche into the mainstream and positioning organic systems as part of the multiple solutions needed to solve the tremendous challenges faced by our planet and our species. Source: https://www.ifoam.bio/en/organic-policy-guarantee/organic-30-next-phase-organic-development

30th International Horticultural Congress
Monday, June 25, 2018 @11:30:21

IHC2018 will provide an excellent platform for scientists, technicians, students, consultants, engineers, extension agents, growers, industry, trade and consumer organizations, policy makers and other professionals having an interest in horticulture. Source: https://www.ifoam.bio/en/events/30th-international-horticultural-congress

New agreement with FAO to improve mountain livelihoods.
Monday, June 25, 2018 @11:18:14

IFOAM - Organics International and FAO signed an agreement (link is external) to improve the livelihoods of rural peoples, including mountain smallholders, by strengthening market access and value chains for small-scale producers, enhancing the conservation and use of biodiversity and reducing food loss and food waste.