This document constitutes the Overall Work Plan (OWP) of the ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU (ARISE) Plus project. The Technical assistance provided under ARISE Plus will significantly
contribute to regional economic integration and is guided by the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint (AECB) 2025. ARISE Plus formally commenced on 8 th November 2017 with a 5-month inception period, and this OWP covers the implementation phase from 8 th April 2018 to 7 th November 2020
The Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Myanmar (NARDT-Myanmar) was launched on 15 November 2019 in Yangon
Strong rural organizations like producer groups and cooperatives are crucial to hunger and poverty reduction. They allow small producers toplay a greater role in meeting growing food demand on local, national and international markets, while improving their own economic, social and political opportunities. This thinking connects a series of case studies found in a new publication by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
The book is completed as the co-efforts of the group of authors, including co-editors: Dr Dang Kim Khoi (the Institute of Agriculture Market and Institution Research - AMI); Dr Tran Cong Thang (the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development - IPSARD) and other scholars: Dr Dang Kim Son, Do Huy Thiep, Ngo Thuy Linh, Pham Duc Thinh, and Ngo Sy Dat (AMI); Tran Thi Thanh Nhan (IPSARD); Vu Thi Lan, Bui Phuong Thanh, Nguyen Dinh Dao, and Nguyen Viet Phong (the Center for Agriculture Policy - CAP).
CLMV at a glance
Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Vietnam (NARDT-Vietnam) is an effort to build a flexible and integrated network that has more powerful influence on the agriculture sector and have great advantage to mainstream into current regional and country-level platforms and dialogues on agriculture and rural development policy.
The Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Mekong Sub-region was launched by the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) in Hanoi - Vietnam on 20 December 2019
The Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Cambodia (NARDT-Cambodia) was launched on 27 November 2019 in Phnom-penh.
The Network for Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks in Mekong Sub-region was launched in Cambodia by the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) in Phnompenh on 27 November 2019
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Viet Nam (CLMV) Training on Statistic of International Trade in Services (STIS) was held on 25-26 November 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The CLMV training was held back to back with Regional Workshop on Statistic of International Trade in Services (SITS) on 27 – 29 November 2019.
The training aimed to provide a training course for the SITS compilers on international basic concepts and definition on SITS, Extended Balance of Payment (EBOPS) breakdowns, compilation of partner country breakdowns, and to discuss the issues and challenges for the application of concepts and methodologies in the development and harmonisation of SITS in ASEAN.