Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Agripreneur Series Story - Than Shwe, A Future-minded Agripreneur from Myanmar
Agripreneur Series Story - Than Shwe, A Future-minded Agripreneur from Myanmar

The agriculture sector is the backbone of Myanmar economy which contributes 37.8% of GDP and employs 70% of labor force[i] (FAO). Agricultural productivity is affected by many factors, one of them is the participation from the young generation.

Than Shwe; Co- founder of Rakhawanna Yuwa Association and program officer of NEED Myanmar realizes that aging farmers is one of the crucial issues in agricultural. Therefore, he is committed to be agriculture development worker to give contribution back to society by empowering youth to be next agripreneur.


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Friday, 1 December 2017
The ASEAN Foundation and SAP Drive More Positive Social Impact in the Digital Economy
The ASEAN Foundation and SAP Drive More Positive Social Impact in the Digital Economy

The ASEAN Foundation and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the continuation of their strategic collaboration into 2018, following a successful collaboration in its first year to bring about social impact in ASEAN. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the ASEAN Foundation and SAP, both organisations will jointly roll out initiatives under two strategic pillars next year, namely Education and Entrepreneurship.


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Thursday, 30 November 2017
ASEAN youths lauded for ideas to address key social issues at the ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2017
ASEAN youths lauded for ideas to address key social issues at the ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2017

The ASEAN Foundation and SAP concluded the ASEAN Data Science Explorers (DSE) regional finals held at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on 29 November 2017. Students representing Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand were awarded the top three awards for their insights and innovative ideas to tackle key social and economic issues in the ASEAN region.


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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
The 3rd AFMAM 2017 Depicts the Dynamic of ASEAN Decision Making Process
The 3rd AFMAM 2017 Depicts the Dynamic of ASEAN Decision Making Process

A bright light is projected from the 40 inch flat TV screen in one of the rooms at The Verdure Hall, Henry Sy. Building, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines on Thursday (28/9). Over 20 people in that room are busy looking at the giant screen as well as looking at each of their own laptop’s screen. Voices and whispers suddenly filled up the room when Pa Sokheng, the university student from Cambodia raised her dissenting opinion towards the phrase “and be open to new research institutes” as the group tried to reach consensus on the text of a draft statement by ‘senior environment officials’ of ASEAN.


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Friday, 6 October 2017
#ASEAN Heroes : A Glimpse Story of Samantha - Female Youth Farmpreneur!
#ASEAN Heroes : A Glimpse Story of Samantha - Female Youth Farmpreneur!

Let’s meet Samantha Gunawan, 27 years old, who prefers to be called as farmpreneur instead of agripreneur because she believes the term is more suitable to represent her youth and what she has been doing! #ASEANHeroes


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