Public Good or Private Wealth? - Oxfam Briefing Paper

Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day – while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent. ‘Public Good or Private Wealth’ shows the growing gap between rich ...

2018 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy is the largest annual knowledge-sharing event in the Greater Mekong. It presents research-based evidence to non-governmental organisations, policy-makers, the private sector, and development agencies. It does this through carefully designed and facilitated dialogues. The 2018 Greater Mekong ...

MI opens applications to communicating food safety training program

Mekong Institute, supported by the New Zealand Aid Programme, is going to organize Communicating Food Safety: Regional Media Training Program on Food Safety Reporting in CLMV on August 6–10 at Mekong Institute in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Full scholarships will be provided to about 20 media/communication professionals of Cambodia, Lao ...

Online photo exhibit on Local Food Systems

A food system is the journey that food takes from production to consumption. It includes growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, consuming, and disposing of food. This online photo exhibition pays homage to local food systems in Asia and the people and communities that shape them. View the photo exhibition    ...

4th AFSA International Conference on Food Safety and Food Security (AFSA2018)

The 4th AFSA International Conference on Food Safety and Food Security (AFSA2018) will be held on 10-12 August 2018 at Angkor Paradise Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia. AFSA2018 is organized by Asia Food Safety and Security Association; Royal University of Agriculture, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and Mekong Institute, ...


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 ...

Which countries are achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals fastest?

The ultimate aim of the Sustainable Development Goals, which replaced the Millennium Development Goals in 2015, is to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for everyone. Each goal has specific targets that need to be met by 2030.So how close are countries to ...

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