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A platform that offers both on-farm and online training courses, learning modules, webinars and videos for short-term sessions and long-term curriculum.
 
The Field Learning Site offers a hands-on approach in agroecological zones, farmers’ fields, training centres, and universities in various communities. This site also offers study visits, exchanges and immersions for students, farmers, scientists, CSOs and the academe.


Field Learning Sites

A hands-on learning approach, the field learning sites (FLS) or campuses offer short- and long-term training courses in various agroecological zones, farmers’ fields, universities and training centres in different communities across regions.

The various FLS also offer study visits, tours, exchanges and immersions for students, farmers, scientists, CSOs and the academe.






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6th Ecological Agriculture Course

This course is about the basics of Ecological Agriculture aimed to reach out farmers who are interested in search of cost effective eco friendly alternatives practices.  Besides theoretical sessions on the concepts of Integrated Farming Systems,....

Agriculture Technology Series XV: Promoting Organic Farming in Malaysia

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Centre for Biodiversity Research (UTAR-CBR) has organised the Agriculture Technology Seminar Series XV – “Promoting Organic Farming in Malaysia”. The seminar has brought together a group of imminent agronomy sc....

Stop Golden Rice: Asian Farmers’ Network Against Golden Rice

Stop Golden Rice Alliance Convenor’s Meeting April 18-19, 2017 Venue: UCCP Shalom Center, Malate, Metro Manila The Convenors’ Meeting aim to consolidate the members of the alliance, which will include representatives from five countries, 10 ....

2016 'Green SONA'

SONA (State of the Nature Assessment) 2016 will be held at the Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Philippines on August 9. Organized by the Green Convergence for Safe Food, Healthy Environment and Sustainable Economy, State of the Nature Asses....

Talk on phasing out highly hazardous pesticides with agroecology

The talk by Dr Meriel Watts, a farmer-scientist-advocate, shows the relationship of science, practice and movement-building in agroecology. Listen to her speak as she emphasizes agroecology giving importance to farmers' and communities' control over ....

Curated Information

Golden Rice: A Study

Golden rice is being promoted by GM advocates as a solution to malnutrition. But it should be for the 'target populations' in the Philippines and elsewhere to decide whether to accept the technology - and they dont want it! Recent articles an.....

Health Effects of Paraquat: a Highly Hazardous Pesticide

Paraquat is a highly hazardous pesticides, widely used as a herbicide or weedicide. It enters the body mainly by swallowing, or through damaged skin, but may also be inhaled. Thousands of deaths have occurred from ingestion (often suicide) or dermal .....