2nd Y-Farm Camp in Vietnam – Farm Philosophy
The Mekong Delta, December 2019
Y-Farm Initiative is young farmers and researchers group in Lower Mekong Region. Our core team members are from different YSEALI Program which is Obama President Initiative of the United States. Y-Farm is established from YSEALI Seeds for Future 2017, our team got other supports in order to organize 1st Y-Farm Camp 2017 – Farm Philosophy in Lao PDR that gathers over 27 young farmers, researchers and students participating.
This 2nd Y-Farm Camp plans to organize in the Mekong Delta where is the rice bowl of Vietnam, lowest mainstream of Mekong River, the potential on sustainable farming activity. We plan to visit and learn different 5 farms in Can Tho City, Dong Thap, An Giang and Soc Trang Provinces as well as discuss and talk to different resources in the region the issues which relate to sustainable farming activities (specific and detail plan will update soon).
About 25 participants who come from young farmers, researchers, practitioners, students, etc will choose to participate in this camp, who come from Lower Mekong Countries including Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Y-Farm has full, spatial scholarships for someones who are eager on the relating field.
– Sending application form: 15/8-15/9/2019
– Review application and interview: 16/9-30/9/2019
– Notifying successful participants: 15/10/2019
– Dates of Y-Farm Camp: 16-20/12/2019
*Notes: Detail schedule/plan, application form, and other information will distribute after Aug 10th, 2019 on this page and Y-Farm Website.
We also need more funding/grant from other groups/organization, if you are interested in supporting or working with Y-Farm, please contact us!
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