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Travelling Journal Goes To Cambodia

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

After successfully passing through the hands of a Chinese farmer, the travelling journal now makes its way to the Damnak Kantourt commune in the Kampot province of Cambodia. The next rural woman to be writing entries in the journal is ...

Livelihoods and recovery—the missing piece in Merapi

Friday, November 12th, 2010 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

7 November 2010 Palm trees standing tall with their leaves drooping down like closed umbrellas. Plantations, trees and bushes squashed to the ground with the weight of acid rain combined with ash, rocks and dirt. Roads interrupted ...

Jusmine Rice in the Weeping Plain: Adapting Rice Farming to Climate Change in Northeast Thailand

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | 2 Comments »

Reflections from Poor Women Economic Leadership (PWEL) Exchange Visit–Part 2

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

“Learning is infectious” is the most appropriate way of describing this exchange programme.  Field experiences pouring in from across the world enriching the knowledge of fight against poverty, fight against deprivation and exploitation. 

PHILIPPINES: ‘Women Take the Brunt of Climate Change’

Monday, October 27th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | 1 Comment »

Women in the agriculture and fisheries sectors are more vulnerable to climate change. Women employed as farm workers neither own land nor have access to credit and technology that can help adapt to the effects of climate change.

Farmers in Supan Buri show how 100% natural farming is possible

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Source : ThaiAsia Today Oxfam's partner, Khao Kwan Foundation, is aiming high in the hope of moving towards an even more natural method than organic farming.

Oxfam Report:‘Important Lessons For Resilience To Price Shock’

Friday, October 17th, 2008 Posted in Josephine Imelda | No Comments »

“Increased food prices should be offering opportunities for millions of poor people who make their living from agriculture, but misguided policies on agriculture, trade, and domestic market have prevented poor farmers and rural workers from benefiting from higher commodity prices.”, ...

Rice trading policy needed for self-sufficiency – Oxfam

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc | No Comments »

JOHANNA CAMILLE SISANTE, GMANews.TV MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines would have achieved self-sufficiency in rice production in 2009 had the government invested at least P59 billion in agriculture in the past three years, an international aid agency said on Thursday.