CANSEA Annual Report 2011

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Conservation Agriculture Network for South East Asia


Annual Report 2011

Executive Summary

The CANSEA network (Conservation Agriculture Network for South East Asia) was created in September 2009. This network of research for the development is a new structuring organization which associates 8 institutional partners from 6 Southeast Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand) The Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) who is a scientific partner in most of the CA programs of the region is also a member of the network.

Objective of the CANSEA network is to optimize the similarities and the complementarities between countries and institutions in the Mekong region, to improve the efficiency of research and to optimize resources and means for sub-regional synergies in research and development. Within the CANSEA network, an activity is defined as being regional once it corresponds to activity involving at least two distinct national partners, or activities dealing with cross cutting themes with transnational dimension, or activity allowing the comparison of data between several countries and integration of these data in an analysis at sub-regional level…