MI TEAMS UP WITH KHON KAEN LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO LAUNCH A SINGLE-USE PLASTIC REDUCTION CAMPAIGN IN NIGHT MARKETS

In a collective move to tackle the environmental impacts of plastic waste, Mekong Institute (MI) collaborated with local government authorities in Khon Kaen to initiate the ‘What’s SUP’ campaign, targeting the reduction of single-use plastics (SUP) in night markets. On April 5, 2024, MI hosted a pre-launch meeting to strengthen the partnership for the SUP …

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MI, DOA AND SCI SPEARHEAD A NEW CROP INSURANCE INITIATIVE FOR STRENGTHENED AGRICULTURAL RESILIENCE IN ASEAN

In a significant step towards enhancing agricultural resilience in Southeast Asia, Mekong Institute (MI) has partnered with Thailand’s Department of Agriculture (DOA) and Sanyu Consultants Inc. (SCI) to advance regional cooperation on crop insurance through the project ‘Promotion of Crop Insurance in ASEAN through Public and Private Partnership’, which was launched during a hybrid kickoff …

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CLTV EMBARKS ON A CLIMATE-SMART POSTHARVEST COURSE FOR A RESILIENT AGRIFOOD VALUE CHAIN

To enhance the region’s capability in adopting innovative postharvest solutions, Mekong Institute (MI), supported by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), held the Regional Training Program on Climate-Smart Postharvest Technologies from February 19 to 23 at the MI Training Center in Khon Kaen, Thailand. The course gathered 30 representatives from Cambodia, …

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CLIMATE-SMART POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGIES COURSE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Mekong Institute (MI) and the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) are inviting representatives from government agencies, academics, and the private sector who are working directly in the agrifood value of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam to apply for the five-day Regional Training Program on Climate-Smart Postharvest Technologies. The training is …

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PROSAFE BROADENS REACH AND IMPACT WITH GHP COURSE FOR FOOD SERVICE BUSINESSES IN DA NANG, VIETNAM

Da Nang City, Vietnam, December 12, 2023 – The Promoting Safe Food for Everyone or PROSAFE Project continued to make strides in Vietnam with the “Food Safety and Hygiene for Food Service Businesses” training-workshop that Mekong Institute organized in collaboration with PROSAFE alumni, the Da Nang College of Food Industry (CFI), and the newly-established Da Nang Culinary Culture Association. The one-day course was …

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MI PAVES WAY FOR THE PROMOTION OF CLIMATE-SMART CROP PRODUCTION IN LOWER MEKONG COUNTRIES

Aimed at enhancing the capacities of agronomic service providers to catalyze wider technology adoption, Mekong Institute (MI) organized the Regional Training Program on Climate-Smart Crop Production Technologies and Innovations from November 27 to December 1, 2023 at the MI Training Centre in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Supported by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and …

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TECHNICAL DIALOGUE ADDRESSES SINGLE-USE PLASTICS REDUCTION SOLUTIONS IN KHON KAEN’S STREET FOOD COMPLEXES

Khon Kaen, November 29, 2023 — In a concerted effort to address the environmental challenges posed by single-use plastics, a technical dialogue on upstream single-use plastics reduction solutions took place in Khon Kaen at Mekong Institute (MI) on November 29, 2023. This event brought together street food vendor complex operators, street food vendors, provincial and …

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MI AND CCF ROLL OUT THE THIRD TRAINING FOR CAMBODIAN FOOD INSPECTORS

Marking another stride towards better market surveillance in Cambodia, Mekong Institute (MI) and the Consumer Protection, Competition, and Fraud Repression (CCF) Directorate-General delivered the third training under their joint initiative ‘Capacity Building Program on Food Safety Legal Framework and Better Market Surveillance for Food Inspectors’ on November 22, 2023 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tailored to …

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HIGH-LEVEL MEETING MARKS THE LEGACY OF MI’S PROSAFE PROJECT

In a landmark high-level meeting in Bangkok, stakeholders from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Viet Nam (CLMV) celebrated the gains and discussed the future of Mekong Institute’s (MI) food safety project, Promoting Safe Food for Everyone or PROSAFE. The regional event welcomed nearly 80 participants, including key government officials from CLMV, marking the culmination of …

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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE REGIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM ON CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS IN CROP PRODUCTION

Mekong Institute (MI), with support from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), will be organizing a five-day regional training program on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technologies and Innovations in Crop Production from November 27 to December 1 at the MI Training Centre in Khon Kaen, Thailand. This course will equip national agencies, academic institutions, …

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