AFOSP Thematic Highlight

ASEAN Agricultural Cooperative Landscape

2016 : AFOSP supports ASWGAC Plan Action 2016-2020

  • Theme : promote policy forums between ASEAN farmers' organisations and ASWGAC.
  • Time : 22-26 Mei 2016
  • Place : Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Participants : ASEAN Member state
  • Output : ALRAC, ASEAN 101, ASEAN GAP Food Safety Module.

Action Programme

Activities

Sub Activities

Responsible
ASEAN
Bodies/Lead
Country

Timeline

Key Performance Indicators
/Deliverables/Means of
Verification

Promote and strengthen
cooperatives and farmers
organizations so as to better integrate small producers in the
value chains and to provide
collective platforms to deal with
production and market risks. (ST5,
AP5.2)

Promote e-commerce for
agricultural cooperatives
in ASEAN - promote the awareness
of ASEAN agricultural
cooperatives and farmers'
organisations on ASEAN
process and dynamics
- promote policy forums
between ASEAN farmers'
organisations and
ASWGAC.
- Fcilitate thematic
learning exchanges for
ASEAN farmers'
organisations

-to identify and
address the
relevant issues that will be face by the
small farmers and
cooperatives
- produce
awareness material
- produce farmers'
friendly ASEAN
GAP
- ASEAN Learning
Route

ASWGAC,
ACEDAC/
AMS ASWGAC
Partner :
AF/AFOSP

2016-2020. 2017
2016-2019

-establishment of the ecommerce
platform to
integrate the AMS's agricultural cooperatives
- set of awarness material
produced
- set of ASEAN GAP
playingcard produced
- three thematic learning
route

2017 : Emphasize ASWGAC Activities

  • Theme : promote policy forums between ASEAN farmers' organisations and ASWGAC.
  • Time : 16-19 Mei 2017
  • Place : Phientien, Lao PDR
  • Participants : ASEAN Member state
  • Output : ALSPEAC, Interactive ASEAN Standard on Livestock (2017), Coffee profiling.


ASEAN Learning Series

2016 : ASEAN Learning Route on Agricultural Cooperatives

  • Theme : ASEAN Learning Route on Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Time : 28 March – 3 April 2016
  • Place : The Philippines and Thailand
  • Participants : 7 govt. officials and 23 FO´s leaders from 8 ASEAN states
  • Objective : Strengthening the role of agricultural cooperatives in addressing the challenges and opportunities of AEC by learning and gaining knowledge about the best practices in agricultural cooperatives management in the Philippines and Thailand.
  • More info : Click here to download lesson learned document from ALRAC 2016

2017 : ASEAN Learning Series and Policy Engagement on Agricultural Cooperatives

  • Theme : ASEAN Learning Series and Policy Engagement on Agricultural Cooperatives (ALSPEAC) – Inclusive Agricultural Value Chain for Coffee
  • Time : 19-21 July 2017
  • Place : Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Participants : 65 individuals from governments, private sectors, and various farmers’ organizations across ASEAN
  • Objective: Promoting the ASEAN standard on coffee and enhancing the optimum output of ASEAN coffee value chain & business matchmaking.
  • Expected Outcome : Promotion to have ASEAN brand on specific agricultural produce (coffee) & Ensure participation of agricultural cooperative in regional agricultural value chain.
  • Output: Business Matchmaking & direct trading between farmer & private sector.
  • More info : Click here to read more


ASEAN EU Youth Forum

2016 : Round Table Family Farming

  • Theme : Round Discussion on Strengthening Agricultural Cooperative and Attracting Youth in Agriculture
  • Time : 7 November 2016
  • Place : Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Participants : ASEAN Foundation (AF), EU Jakarta Office, AgriCord, Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires (CSA), AsiaDHRRA and the Consortium of Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) and La Via Campesina (LVC)
  • Goals : Cooperation and partnership to access market through geographical indication trademark.
  • More info : Click here to download more info