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Workshop: Philippines Academic-Government-Farmer-Agency Policy Dialogue

Achieving SDGs and the ASEAN Work-Plan on Education, 2016-2020, through strengthening Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) and food systems in Southeast Asia.

Workshop participants.

The aim of the 3 Aug 2017 workshop to be held at UP-Diliman in Manila, is to discuss how Philippine academics, farmer-scientists and others can contribute to the SDGs and AWPE. Speakers and resource people will be invited from ADB, AFA, ANGOC, APRN, APEAEN, APIRAS/GFRAS, CHED, DAR, DENR, FAO, IFAD, MASIPAG, PSSC, SEARCA, UPLB and more. The agenda will include discussion of potential multi-year research activities in cooperation with the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta and contributing to a multidisciplinary regional conference in Bangkok on “Greening Agri-food systems and Ensuring Rural Sustainability in ASEAN,” 23-26 January 2018. The workshop is FREE, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please contact the UPLB or CUSAR organizer below to confirm participation.

Times

From 3 August 2017 at 08:30 to 3 August 2017 at 17:30

Venue

University Hotel, UP Diliman Campus, Quezon City

Hosted by

waynenelles@gmail.com

Resources

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Achieving SDGs and Strengthening HESA and Food Systems in the Philippines and Southeast Asia: Case of APEAEN

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Asia-Pacific Islands Rural Advisory Services Network (APIRAS) Overview

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FAO: Bridging Science to Communities

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Transforming Agricultural Education in Southeast Asia to Include Sustainability

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Strengthening HESA and Food Systems in the Phillipines and Southeast Asia

The Agricultural Training Insitute's (ATI) perspectives on achieving SDG's and how to improve investments and government policy towards higher agricultural education in SE Asia.

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Achieving the Philippines’ Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) through Farmer-Scientist Partnership

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Slides
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Empowering Youth for Transformational Leadership in Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Jim Cano from YPARD Philippines presents a 5-fold strategy for empowering youth and improving education to move towards agricultural development.