Agriculture and fishing

Responsible large scale agricultural investment in the Mekong Region: an online dialogue, 9-20 October 2017

MLIKE (Mekong Land Information and Knowledge Exchange) will host an online dialogue on the theme of ‘Responsible Large Scale Agricultural Investment in the Mekong’ in collaboration with the Mekong Region Land Governance project (MRLG) and the Land Portal. The objective of the dialogue is to offer ...

MLIKE

Executive training on sustainable investments in agriculture

Applications are now open for the 2018 Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture. This interdisciplinary program provides an overview of pressing issues related to agricultural investments, as well as an introduction to relevant practical skills. Participants work with practitioners and experts from within and beyond Columbia University, ...

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

MRC published three books on Mekong transboundary water management issues and overview brochures

Exploitative fishing practices, uncoordinated development of water infrastructure, and insufficient monitoring and sharing of hydro-data are among the major challenges facing Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam in managing their shared water resources across the Mekong borders, say new studies examining barriers to ensuring sustainable ...

Mekong River Commission

CLMV reporters join food safety media training: Mekong Institute

Thirty-two science reporters from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are currently attending the Mekong Institute’s media training workshop on food safety reporting. Read the full text of the Mekong Institute’s release below, or at their website.—Thirty-two science communicators and media professionals from Cambodia, Lao PDR, ...

Data for a food secure world: Takeaways from the Crawford Fund annual conference

Devex has written up a handy summary article of key take-aways from the 2017 Crawford Fund Annual Conference, for which the theme was Transforming lives and livelihoods through the digital revolution in agriculture, from which a strong case for open data emerged. Read the introduction below and the ...

MRLG's MLIKE platform seeks Web and Communications Manager

Nationals of Lower Mekong countries are encouraged to apply for a newly open position with Mekong region Land Governance’s MLIKE platform. From the job announcement: MRLG seeks a supportive, proactive and organised Administration Officer to assist our project team. They should be a team player and great ...

GODAN & FAO to host Agriculture Open Data Package forum

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) are seeking partipants for a forum discussion on open data for agriculture from July 10-24 on the e-agriculture platform.Read their release below or at the e-agriculture website.—e-Forum discussion on the ...

Open Development Mekong is now open to data contributors!

We are proud to announce our new data crowdsourcing facility on the regional Open Development platform. By becoming a data contributor, you or your organization will be joining our information ecosystem, giving you the opportunity to expand access to publicly available resources on pressing topics ...

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