Farmer Congress and National Review and Planning Workshop in Surin, Thailand

The Farmer Congress and National Review and Planning workshop of the SRI-LMB was held in Surin, Thailand from 23-24 June 2016.

The workshop was organized by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and hosted by the Department of Non-Formal and Informal Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Royal Government of Thailand. The objectives of the workshop were to share the outcomes from the implementation of the FPARs by farmers and farmer’s trainers to reach out to large number of farmers by combining message-based learning.

Approximately 300 person participated that included 260 farmers from Thailand, Governor of Surin, 15 representatives from Department of Non-formal and Informal Education’s local offices, Department of Agriculture, Rice Department, Department of Agriculture Extension, Land Development Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC), Rice Research Center, Rice seed Center Surin, Office of Agriculture and Economics, Bureau of Agricultural Development Policy and Planning, Rajabhat University Ubon, NFE trainers, FAO, Oxfam, Sre rKhmer Cambodia and AIT.