VNFU officials participate in ASEAN Learning Route on Agricultural Cooperatives in Thailand and Philippines.
From 27 March to April 4, 2016, VNFU staffs participate in the Asian learning route on agriculture cooperative in Thailand and the Philippines.
More than thirty delegates from farmer organizations, agricultural cooperatives and government cooperative authorities in eight ASEAN countries will participate in the first ever ASEAN Learning Route on Agricultural Cooperatives, which has the theme “Strengthening the Role of Agricultural Cooperatives to Address the Challenges and Opportunities of the ASEAN Economic Community for the Benefit of the Smallholder Farmers.”
The learning route is being organized by the ASEAN Farmers’ Organization Support Program (AFOSP) to the Medium Term Cooperation Program Phase Two (MTCP2).
It is a recognition of the important role of agricultural cooperatives and farmer organizations in improving production and marketing in the context of the regional integration process in ASEAN.
MTCP2 - By Hoa Mai