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Food and Peace Under COVID-19

Within a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 health crisis has brought on an economic crisis and rapidly laid bare the underlying inequities and fragilities in the global food system. The World Food Programme has warned that the world is facing ‘multiple famines of biblical proportions’ that could result in 300,000 deaths per day – a ‘hunger pandemic’. There are currently 821 million food-insecure people in the world and a human catastrophe is expected to eventuate in a matter of months.

Our food systems have been close to breaking point for decades, and food insecurities exacerbated by the global lockdowns reveal the extent that existing food systems (and the people underlying them) have been undervalued and under-protected. No one is immune from these shocks to the food system – stark images of empty supermarket shelves in ‘developed’ countries with strong food supply chains make this clear.

While food is a source of conflict for many, it has also been a source of peace for some by bringing people together during this period of isolation. To counter loneliness, families and friends have ‘shared’ food online. Community groups and neighbourhood Samaritans have mobilized to respond to food insecurities of neighbours, international students and the elderly.

Please join us to learn more about this growing crisis/opportunity and how you and your club can take action. Our discussion will be led by an international group of Rotary Peace Fellows who are experts in this field.

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One-Day Stingless Beekeeping Workshop

Co-organising with Heinrich Boll South East Asia Office, a One-Day Introductory Stingless Beekeeping Workshop.

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Sustainable Brand Thailand 2020

Another collaborative effort with World Wide Fund Thailand in supporting the efforts made by Sustainable Brand Thailand.

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Terrace Talk 2020

In a joint effort with Heinrich Boll South East Asia Office, academia experts were invited to share their findings and knowledge about the status of pollinators in Thailand.

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Biodynamic Workshop 2019

Gain a lot by this biodynamic workshop.

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2019 Beekeeping Workshop, Chiangrai, Thailand

With the kind support from Katrina and Guoqing from Yunnan’s Elevated Honey, we had a very good learning experience in raising cetera bee.

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Uncle Choke Bamboo Workshop 2018

Spending 5 full day at Thailand’s Uncle Choke forestry farm learning the basic of bamboo cultivation is really mind opening.  Bamboo is indeed a versatile plant for regenerative agriculture.